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Ciloxan

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Indications

Ciloxan is a drug also generically known under the name of Ciprofloxacin. Ciloxan is a medicine that belongs to a wide class of drugs called ophthalmic antibiotics. Ciloxan, like any other ophthalmic antibiotic is normally indicated as an eye-antibiotic.
Ciloxan is normally indicated in the treating of some bacterial infections that affect the eyes.
Ciloxan can also be indicated for patients who are suffering from corneal ulcer.
Ciprofloxacin can also be indicated for other purposes that have not been mentioned here.

Contraindications

Ciloxan should not be indicated in the case of virus or fungi eye-infections.
The effects that Ciloxan has on pregnant women are not known. If you are pregnant or if you are planning to be pregnant soon, you should consult with a physician before starting taking Ciloxan. It has not been established whether Ciloxan can actually pass into breast milk. Therefore, if you are breastfeeding a new-born child you should not start taking Ciloxan without consulting it with a good physician.
A treatment with Ciloxan can blur the patient's vision for a small period of time. Therefore Ciloxan ought to be indicated with extreme caution if the patient has to perform activities which require a keen sense of vision or an accurate vision (for example: driving, operating of complicated machinery, etc).
If you are wearing contact lenses, you should take additional precautions. Inform your doctor of this, as you may not be allowed to wear contact lenses during your treatment with Ciloxan. Ciloxan (Ciprofloxacin) is known to cause formation of crystals on the contact lenses if they are in place when the drug is applied to the eye. It is recommended that you remove your contact lenses before applying Ciloxan. You may reapply the lenses 15 minutes after you have applied Ciloxan.
If you are taking Ciloxan as a treatment for Corneal ulcers you might experience a buildup of a sort of whitish matter on the ulcer. This is absolutely normal: it means that Ciloxan is treating your ulcer.

Intake Guidelines

You doctor should tell you the correct dose of Ciloxan that you should take. Follow his advice regarding the treatment. If you have any remaining questions you must ask your doctor, a pharmacist or a nurse. Ciloxan is meant only for eye use. Wash you hands before you apply Ciloxan.
If you are taking the Ciloxan ointment:
- Apply the coat of the drug into the lower lid;
- First warm up the ointment (place it between your palms);
- For the next 2 minutes you should keep your eyes closed;
- Prepare a thin coat of the drug;
- Pull your lower lid a little down;

If you are taking the Ciloxan eye drops:
- Apply a small pressure on the corner of the eye to stop Ciloxan from going in the tear duct;
- Look at the ceiling;
- Place the dropper's mouth above your eye;
- Shake the Ciloxan solution;
- Squeeze the container of the drug until a drop falls into the eye;
- Tilt your head and pull down your eyes' lower lid;

Make sure that your hands are clean before you apply Ciloxan. Keep the drug's tube sterile. Do not let the applicator get in contact with any other surface in order to prevent its contamination.
Do not use a solution of Ciloxan that has participles in it or is discolored because this means that it is contaminated or expired.

Dosage

Your physician should calculate the correct dose of Ciloxan that you should take. The proper dosage varies from one person to another. Every drug's dosage depends on a series of factors (for example: body weight, the disorder's severity, etc).

Overdose

Overdose with Ciloxan is not common. If you think you are suffering from Ciloxan overdose you should contact your local poison control center. Inform your personal physician as soon as you can.
If you ingest Ciloxan, call your local poison control center immediately.

Missed Dose

Ciloxan should be applied on a regular basis. If you have to take Ciloxan, you must try not to miss any dose. If you accidentally miss one take it as soon as you can. You may continue with your regular schedule. However, if it is time for another programmed dose, skip the one that you missed. Double doses are forbidden without your physician's consent.

Side Effects

The side effects that might occur while taking Ciloxan are:
- Blurred vision;
- Eye burning sensation;
- Eyelid crusting or swelling;
- Increased production of tears;
- Photosensitivity;
- Stinging;

There are other side effects that Ciloxan can and does trigger. Address you doctor if you experience anything unusual.

Interactions

You should not mix Ciloxan with other eye drops without your doctor's consent. Inform your doctor if you are taking any other drugs apart from Ciloxan.

Other Brand Names

In some countries Ciloxan may also be known as:
- Argeflox;
- Atibax C;
- Bactoflox;
- Baycip;
- Biamotil;
- Biotic;
- Ceprimax;
- C-Flox;
- Ciflocina;
- Cifloxtron;
- Ciloquin;
- Cinoflax;
- Ciproant;
- Ciprobel;
- Ciprobiot;
- Ciprocina;
- Ciprodine;
- Ciprofar;
- Ciproflonax;
- Ciprofloxacin;
- Ciprofloxil;
- Ciprol;
- Cipromed;
- Cipromizin;
- Cipronal;
- Cipronom;
- Cipro-Otico;
- Ciprostad;
- Ciprotenk;
- Ciproxen;
- Ciproxil;
- Ciproxine;
- Cirflox-G;
- Ciriax;
- Crisacide;
- Docciproflo;
- Ductocina;
- Estecina;
- Exertial;
- Flociprin;
- Floraxina;
- Gino Ciriax;
- Golysine;
- Huberdoxina;
- Lorbifloxacina;
- Medaflox;
- Microsulf;
- Neflox;
- Novidat;
- Ocefax;
- Profloxin;
- Proquin;
- Quipro;
- Quisegen;
- Rexner;
- Septicide;
- Septocipro;
- Ultramicina;
- Velmonit;

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