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Dr. James Dukelow
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Ciloxan (Definition)

Ciloxan is an ocular anti-bacterial which is a ...Read more


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Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution, 0.3 as base was prescribed to my 10 year old this summer for ear infection (possible swimmers ear). Why are there so many contradictory responses regarding this medicine. I know it depends on the type of ea

Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution, 0.3 as base was prescribed to my 10 year old this summer for ear infection (possible swimmers ear). Why are there so many contradictory responses regarding this medicine. I know it depends on the type of ea

Do not use it.: This class of medications is not approved for pediatric patients if safer antibiotics are available. A single oral dose of the fluoroqunalones may disable. Prescribing an ophthalmic preparation for otic (ear) purposes is inappropriate. The best treatment for swimmers ear is acidifying the ear canal to kill off the yeast and restore normal flora, like Domeboro solution, which is OTC. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use expired ciprofloxacin hydrochloride ophthalmic?

Doubtful: Expiration dates are labeled to assure potentcy ; efficacy of medications. They are there for a reason. ...Read more

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Can ciprofloxacin hydrochloride eye drops be used for cats?

Can ciprofloxacin hydrochloride eye drops be used for cats?

Ask your vet: Possibly, but it definitely makes a difference what you are trying to treat. ...Read more

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I have been prescribed eye drops "ciloxan" for an ear infection?

I have been prescribed eye drops "ciloxan" for an ear infection?

Cheaper: Often ear drops cost way more than eye drops. Likely your insurance would not cover the cost of the ear drops so the doctor gave an eye drop. I like ear drops better as they are ph balanced a bit differently but it should be fine to use the eye drops in the ear. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been prescribed eye drops called ciloxan (ciprofloxacin) for an ear infection, why?

What to do if I have been prescribed eye drops called ciloxan (ciprofloxacin) for an ear infection, why?

Not sure: I would talk to the pharmacist to make sure the right medication was dispensed. If the prescription was actually written for eye drops then you need to talk with the prescriber about why. ...Read more

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Is tobramycin ophthalmic solution safe for humans?

Is tobramycin ophthalmic solution safe for humans?

Probably yes: Tobramycin ophthalmic solution 0.3% is a fairly common eye drop, or at least used to be. If it is a veterinary preparation, it should probably not be used in humans. That said, it is probably the same drop. In general, it is not a good idea to self diagnose and treat. Please see an competent eye care professional, and get an evaluation! ...Read more

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Dr. Sheila Smith
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Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride (Definition)

It is used to treat many ...Read more