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Is ciprofloxacin hydrochloride safe for kids to use for their eyes?

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In brief: Yes

Cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin is a common antibiotic used for eye infection in both adults and children.
It is safe for the eyes. Pediatricians use oral Cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin sparingly in children because oral has not been well tested in children and studies indicate that oral Cipro (ciprofloxacin) may lead to joint growth problems as seen in 1 study on doberman puppies.

In brief: Yes

Cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin is a common antibiotic used for eye infection in both adults and children.
It is safe for the eyes. Pediatricians use oral Cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin sparingly in children because oral has not been well tested in children and studies indicate that oral Cipro (ciprofloxacin) may lead to joint growth problems as seen in 1 study on doberman puppies.
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