Flan (Eye/Ear Drops)
“THE QUINOLONE OF YOUR CHOICE.”
Ofloxacin IP 0.3%
Mode of Action:
OFLOXACIN is a synthetic antibiotic of the fluoroquinolone drug class considered to be a second-generation fluoroquinolone. Ofloxacin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that is active against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative aerobic bacteria. It functions by inhibiting DNA gyrase, a type II topoisomerase, and topoisomerase IV, which is an enzyme necessary to separate, replicated DNA and also help in its repair, thereby inhibiting bacterial cell division.
For Eye: Treat Infections caused in the conditions of Bacterial conjunctivitis, Bacterial Corneal Ulcers, Bacterial Keratitis, blepharitis, stye due to the susceptible strains mentioned below.
For Ear: Infection caused due to the below mentioned strains arises conditions of Otitis Externa and Media Acute Otitis.
|Aerobic Gram-Negative||Anaerobic Species||Aerobic Gram-Positive:|
|Escherichia coli||Propionibacterium acnes||Streptococcus pneumoniae|
|Enterobacter cloacae||Staphylococcus epidermidis|
|Haemophilus influenza||Staphylococcus aureus|
For Eye: One or two drops instilled into the eye conjunctiva sacs every four to six hours or as directed by the Eye Doctor.
For Ear: Instill two or three drops into the ear sac four times a day or as directed by the Eye Doctor.
- Growth of Resistant Organisms with Prolonged Use
- Avoidance of Contact Lens Wear
- if irritations persist, discontinue the use and consult the eye doctor
- Hypersensitivity towards any of the component in the solution.
Transient ocular burning or discomfort, stinging, itching, redness, tearing, and dryness may occur. Allergic reactions, facial edema, blurred vision and eye pain may also occur.