CFC (Eye Drops)
“Reinvent annihilation with CFC.”
CIPROFLOXACIN 0.3%, BENZALKONIUM CHLORIDE 0.02%
CFC a sterile solution contains CIPROFLOXACIN as active ingredient a synthetic broad spectrum antibiotic ophthalmic solution belongs to the class first generation bactericidal fluoroquinolone used to treat eye infections caused by bacteria gram positive or gram negative having rapid bactericidal activity with high potency. CIPROFLOXACIN has in vitro activity against wide range of bacteria. CIPROFLOXACIN is differ and more active from other quinolones because it contain fluorine atom at 6th position.
CIPROFLOXACIN works as bactericidal very actively by inhibiting enzymes i.e. topoisomerase II and topoisomerase lV which are required for bacterial complete DNA synthesis process such as replication, transcription, repair, strand supercoiling repair, and recombination. As a result bacterial chromosome cannot be transcribed which further cause breakdown of bacterial metabolism and cell wall lysis. CIPROFLOXACIN is widely distributed in the tissue of eye.
CFC is indicated to use in following problems-
- Corneal ulcers
- Hypopyon ulcer
- Superficial and deeper eye infections
- Pre and post-operative care
- acute and sub acute conjunctivitis
- chronic dacryocystitis,
ADULT, CHILDREN AND ELDERLY PATIENT
Instill 1-2 drops in every 4 hours, dose time will decreased with increased condition of disease.
WARNING- Prolonged use of ciprofloxacin may result in overgrowth of non- susceptible organism, including fungi. If this kind of conditions occur then contact your doctor. Also before using CFC tell your doctor about all kind of allergies you have.
PRECAUTIONS- Do not wear contact lenses during infections.
CFC have following side effects-
- blurred vision, dry or watery eyes;
- puffy eyelids;
- a white-colored buildup in your eye (if you are being treated for corneal ulcer); or
- nausea, unpleasant taste in your mouth after using the drops