click here for details           Ocuflox  (U.S.N.L.M.)
Dosing/ Corneal Ulcer 1 or 2drops q30min 1st day, then awaken after 4hr sleep and then
after another 6 hr then qhr for 2 days then qid to end of treatment
Dosing/ Conjunctivitis 1 or 2 drops q2-4hr x 2days, qid next 5 days
Chem Specs ofloxacin 0.3%
Quantities 5, 10ml
Cost 14.00/5ml
Class fluoroquinolone, second generation
Action Binds bacterial DNA gyrase.
Activity Broad spectrum, effective against Pseudomonas aeruginosa
poor choice for chlamydia and mycoplasma.
Usage Indicated for the treatment of corneal ulcers and conjunctivitis.
Excellent corneal penetration. Second-generation fluoroquinolone antibiotics
were good topical agents due to wide spectrum of antimicrobial activity, low toxicity,
high potency, prolonged tear film concentration, and stability in solution.
Contraindications Quinolone hypersensitivity
Pediatric use Over 1 year
Pregnancy C
BAK preserved.