Microflox Eye Drops Details
What is Microflox Eye?
Microflox Eye Drops is used for Bacterial Infections and other conditions.
Microflox Eye Drops contains Ciprofloxacin as an active ingredient.
Microflox Eye Drops works by inhibiting the DNA formation to prevent the bacterial reproduction.
Microflox Eye Drops Uses
Microflox Eye Drops is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
Microflox Eye Drops Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Microflox Eye Drops improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
Inhibiting the DNA formation to prevent the bacterial reproduction.
Microflox Eye Drops – Composition and Active Ingredients
Microflox Eye Drops is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Microflox Eye Drops – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Microflox Eye Drops. This is not a comprehensive list. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Sleep And Taste Disorders
- Urge To Vomit
- Skin Itching
- Rashes Due To Allergy
- Abnormal Increase In Eosinophil
Microflox Eye Drops – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Avoid exposure to strong sunlight or artificial UV light
- Be careful if you have electrolyte disturbances
- Consult a doctor if you have renal or hepatic impairment, cerebral arteriosclerosis or epilepsy
- Do not eat or drink any dairy products
- Take caution if you are suffering from G6PD deficiency
- Take caution while having drinks with added calcium
Microflox Eye Drops – Drug Interactions
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Microflox Eye Drops may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Microflox Eye Drops may interact with the following drugs and products:
Microflox Eye Drops – Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Microflox Eye Drops is a contraindication. In addition, Microflox Eye Drops should not be used if you have the following conditions:
- Concomitant administration with tizanidine
Other important Information on Microflox Eye Drops
Missing a dose
In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
Overdosage of Microflox Eye Drops
Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Microflox Eye Drops, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
Storage of Microflox Eye Drops
Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Microflox Eye Drops.
Expired Microflox Eye Drops
Taking a single dose of expired Microflox Eye Drops is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug.
Microflox Eye Drops – Frequently asked Questions
Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Microflox Eye Drops medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects.
Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
Most medicines don’t come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government’s categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body’s dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.