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Exocin Eye Ointment Information

Exocin Eye Ointment is a prescription drug, available for use as Ointment. It is typically used for the treatment of Urinary Tract Infection, Ear Infection, Bacterial Infections. Secondary and off-label uses of Exocin Eye Ointment have also been mentioned below.

The optimal dosage of Exocin Eye Ointment is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Exocin Eye Ointment have been listed ahead. Normally, these side effects of Exocin Eye Ointment are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

Exocin Eye Ointment's effect during pregnancy is Moderate and Moderate while nursing. Further, the section on Exocin Eye Ointment related warnings talks about Exocin Eye Ointment's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Exocin Eye Ointment is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Failure, Myasthenia Gravis (MG) as it can result in adverse effects. Other contraindications of Exocin Eye Ointment have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug reaction of Exocin Eye Ointment with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Exocin Eye Ointment, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



Exocin Eye Ointment Benefits & Uses

Exocin Eye Ointment is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Exocin Eye Ointment 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

Exocin Eye Ointment Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Exocin Eye Ointment safe for pregnant women?


    Exocin may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Exocin again without your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • Is the use of Exocin Eye Ointment safe during breastfeeding?


    Exocin may lead to some side effects in breastfeeding women. If you witness any unusal symptoms after taking Exocin, discontinue its use and call your doctor right away. Follow your doctor's advice regarding the use of Exocin.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Exocin Eye Ointment on the Kidneys?


    Exocin rarely affects the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Exocin Eye Ointment on the Liver?


    Side effects of Exocin rarely affect the liver.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Exocin Eye Ointment on the Heart?


    Exocin may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

    Mild


Exocin Eye Ointment Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Exocin Eye Ointment

  • Is this Exocin Eye Ointment habit forming or addictive?


    Exocin Eye Ointment does not cause addiction.

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


    After taking Exocin Eye Ointment, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Exocin Eye Ointment can make you drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Exocin Eye Ointment is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

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


    No, Exocin Eye Ointment is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Exocin Eye Ointment Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Exocin Eye Ointment


    Taking Exocin Eye Ointment with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Exocin Eye Ointment


    Taking alcohol with Exocin Eye Ointment can be dangerous.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Exocin Eye Ointment

Question over 4 years ago

can I take Exocin for UTI infection?

Dr. Faisal Mukhtar MBBS, PG Dip, DNB , Ophthalmology

Yes, you can take Exocin for UTI infection. It is the first-line drug for treating UTI infection. It is active against the bacteria which causes UTI infection. However, you must follow the entire course of this medicine and do not discontinue medication without consulting your doctor.

Question over 5 years ago

What is Exocin?

Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS , General Physician

Exocin is a brand name of ofloxacin. 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, bone, and eye infections.

Question almost 5 years ago

Is Exocin a painkiller?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

No, Exocin is not a painkiller. It is an antibiotic that belongs to the class of medications called fluoroquinolone.

Question over 4 years ago

Can I take Exocin with metformin?

Take Exocin if your doctor has prescribed it to you. However, keep a close check on blood sugar levels as metformin is known to cause hypoglycemia( sudden dip in blood sugar levels). In case you are experiencing severe hypoglycemia, please inform your doctor immediately.

Question over 5 years ago

Can I discontinue Exocin on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

Discontinuing Exocin on your own can increase the chances of bacterial resistance and infection relapse. It is recommended that you always consult your doctor if you have decided to discontinue this medicine.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1400

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 713

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

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

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