Flan (Eye Ointment)

Flan (Eye Ointment)



Ofloxacin IP 0.3%, Benzalkonium Chloride Solution 0.02% (As Preservative), Sterile Aqueous Vehicles q.s.

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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
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Serratia marcescens
Moraxella catarrhalis

Apply thin strip (about 1 cm) of ointment into the affected eye(s) every 4 hours or as directed by physician.

Adverse Effect:

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.

  1. Growth of Resistant Organisms with Prolonged Use
  2. Avoidance of Contact Lens Wear
  3. if irritations persist, discontinue the use and consult the eye doctor
  4. Hypersensitivity towards any of the component in the solution.