Deflox Eye Drop

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Deflox Eye Drop Information

Deflox Eye Drop, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Drops. The alternative uses of Deflox Eye Drop have also been explained below.

The correct dosage of Deflox Eye Drop depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Deflox Eye Drop also has some side effects, the most common being Eye Pain, Eye itching, Eye Inflammation. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Deflox Eye Drop as well, which are listed below. Such side effects of Deflox Eye Drop normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Deflox Eye Drop is Severe for pregnant women and Safe for women who are breastfeeding. Warnings related to Deflox Eye Drop's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

Deflox Eye Drop is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Allergy as it can result in adverse effects.

Additionally, Deflox Eye Drop may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Deflox Eye Drop is considered safe while driving, and is addictive.



Deflox Eye Drop Benefits & Uses

Deflox Eye Drop is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Deflox Eye Drop Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Ear Infection (Otitis Media)
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 4 drop
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: Ciprofloxacin / Dexamethasone: 0.3%, 0.1% ear drop
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Ear Infection (Otitis Media)
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 4 drop
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: Ciprofloxacin / Dexamethasone: 0.3%, 0.1% ear drop
Adult
  • Disease: Ear Infection (Otitis Media)
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 4 drop
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: Ciprofloxacin / Dexamethasone: 0.3%, 0.1% ear drop
Geriatric
  • Disease: Ear Infection (Otitis Media)
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 4 drop
  • Dosage Route: Topical
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: Ciprofloxacin / Dexamethasone: 0.3%, 0.1% ear drop
Infant (1 month to 2 years)
  • Disease: Ear Infection (Otitis Media)
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 4 drop
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: 7 days
  • Special Instructions: Ciprofloxacin / Dexamethasone: 0.3%, 0.1% ear drop, dose for children older than 6 month

Deflox Eye Drop Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Deflox Eye Drop safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Deflox. If you are pregnant, do not take Deflox without a doctor's advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Deflox Eye Drop safe during breastfeeding?


    Deflox does not show any harmful effects in lactating women.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Deflox Eye Drop on the Kidneys?


    In the absence of any research, there are no known side effects of Deflox on kidneys.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Deflox Eye Drop on the Liver?


    Information about safety of Deflox for the liver is not available since scientific research on this is yet to be done.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Deflox Eye Drop on the Heart?


    There is no research available on the side effects of Deflox on the heart. Therefore, its impact is unknown.

    Unknown


Deflox Eye Drop Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Deflox Eye Drop unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Deflox Eye Drop

  • Is this Deflox Eye Drop habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Deflox Eye Drop.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    Deflox Eye Drop does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

    Safe
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take Deflox Eye Drop only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, the use of Deflox Eye Drop in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

Deflox Eye Drop Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Deflox Eye Drop


    You can take Deflox Eye Drop with food.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Deflox Eye Drop


    Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Deflox Eye Drop with alcohol.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Deflox Eye Drop

Question about 5 years ago

Can I take Deflox for sinus infection?

Dr. Ram Saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

Deflox is not recommended as the first-line of a drug for treating a sinus infection. However, if there are no other alternatives available then you can take it. Keep your doctor informed.

Question almost 5 years ago

Is Deflox safe?

Dr. Amit Singh MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Deflox is safe to use, if taken in prescribed quantity and duration. However, few known side effects are observed such as dizziness, fainting, swelling, tenderness, joint problems. If you are experiencing any of the above-mentioned side effects inform your doctor immediately.

Question over 5 years ago

What is Deflox?

Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

Deflox is a brand name for ciprofloxacin. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medication called fluoroquinolones. It is a broad spectrum antibiotic, used for treating bacterial infections, such as bronchitis, pneumonia, urinary, respiratory, skin, gastrointestinal, anthrax, and bone infections.

Question about 5 years ago

Can I take Deflox with warfarin?

Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine, Multispeciality

Deflox should not be taken together. Harmful drug-drug interaction has been reported between them. Please let your doctor know that you are on warfarin if he/she has prescribed Deflox to you.

Question over 5 years ago

Can I take Deflox with omeprazole?

Aakash Shah MBBS, MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Deflox can be taken with omeprazole, no harmful interaction have been observed between them. However, please consult your doctor before taking these two medicines at the same time.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



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US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Decadron® (dexamethasone)

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Hemady™ (dexamethasone)

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Hexadrol® (dexamethasone sodium phosphate)



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