CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML
ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD
CIPROFLOXACIN-0.3% W/V + DEXAMETHASONE-0.01% W/V
CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML is a combination of Ciprofloxacin (antibiotic) and Dexamethasone (corticosteroid). It treats bacterial ear infections, including middle ear infections in children with ear tubes, and outer ear infections (swimmer's ear) in children and adults. A bacterial infection is a condition in which bacteria grows in the body and cause infection. It can target any body part and multiple very quickly.
CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML treats and prevents a wide range of bacterial infections, including gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria. Ciprofloxacin is bactericidal and works by killing bacteria that cause infections. It prevents the division of bacterial cells. It also inhibits the repairing of bacterial cells. Dexamethasone is a corticosteroid that reduces swelling and redness by preventing infection-fighting white blood cells (WBCs) from travelling to the area of swelling in your body.
CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML is for use in the ear (otic) use only and not for eye (ophthalmic) use. CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML should be adequately shaken before use and take in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. And also, do not touch the nozzle to avoid any infection. Most of these side effects of CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor. If you experience any allergic reaction symptoms such as rashes, itching, swelling, shortness of breath, etc., you should contact the doctor immediately.
It is not advisable to stop this medicine suddenly to avoid unpleasant side effects. Inform your doctor if you have any lung disease, muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis), sleeping disorder or difficulty sleeping (sleep apnoea), severe liver disease, or problem with alcohol or other prescription recreational drugs. Inform your doctor before taking CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML if you plan to get pregnant, are pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Bacterial infection of the ear
Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight
Like all medicines, CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. The most common side effects are ear pain, itching or pain, ear discomfort, unusual taste in your mouth, feeling irritable, rash, and a build-up of debris in the ear canal. Most of these side effects do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.
Do not take CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML if you are allergic or have had a severe reaction to dexamethasone, ciprofloxacin or other fluoroquinolone antibiotics like delafloxacin, gemifloxacin, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin, and ofloxacin. Let your doctor know if you have had a heart, kidney, or lung transplant, kidney disease, a joint or tendon disorder such as rheumatoid arthritis (an autoimmune disorder of joints causing pain, swelling, and loss of function), seizures (fits), or if you participate in regular physical activity. Taking CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML may worsen muscle weakness in people with myasthenia gravis (a nervous system disorder that causes muscle wasting) and cause severe difficulty breathing or death. Dairy products should be avoided along with CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML. And also, exposure to sunlight should be avoided while taking CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML as it may cause increased phototoxicity or photosensitivity. Patients with epilepsy and irregular heartbeat (especially a condition known as QT prolongation) should tell their doctor before taking CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML. Also, avoid getting water in your ears while bathing or showering and avoiding swimming while treating an ear infection.
Alcohol is not known to cause any unpleasant side effects if taken along with CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML. But intake of alcohol with CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML may damage your liver. So intake of CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML should be avoided with CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML.
It is not known whether CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML will affect pregnant women or fetus or not. Hence, intake of CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML should be avoided if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant as it may harm the baby.
CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML is excreted in human milk. But the amount of CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML absorbed by the nursing infant is unknown. So, it should not be taken while breastfeeding.
CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML can affect alertness and coordination. So, operating machinery which requires concentration should be avoided.
CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. Your doctor may have to adjust the dose if there are symptoms of nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, dark-colored urine, or yellowing of skin/eye.
CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
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CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML makes your skin sensitive to sunlight, known as photosensitivity. So, prolonged exposure to sunlight or ultraviolet light should be avoided. In case of emergency, you should always wear sunscreen before going out.
No, CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. If you take it in more than the recommended dose, it might cause unpleasant side effects. If you think your symptoms are not improving, please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML, take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it's almost time for the next dose, do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one.
No. CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML is an antibacterial medicine that acts only against bacterial infections and not viral infections like common cold, and flu. You should not take CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML without prior consulting your doctor. Self-medication is dangerous and can lower the efficacy of CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML, leading to antibiotic resistance.
Yes, after taking CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML, you may have diarrhea. CEFLOX D DROPS 10ML is an antibiotic that kills or prevents bacterial growth, so in case some good intestinal bacteria which aid in digestion might also get killed. So, drink plenty of fluids and take probiotics to prevent excessive loss of fluids from the body (dehydration).
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10ml Drops in 1 Bottle