Oflo Eye Ointment

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Oflo Eye Ointment Information

Oflo 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. Other than this, Oflo Eye Ointment has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Oflo Eye Ointment. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Oflo Eye Ointment have been listed ahead. These side effects of Oflo Eye Ointment are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

In addition, Oflo Eye Ointment's effect is Moderate during pregnancy and Moderate for lactating mothers. Further, the section on Oflo Eye Ointment related warnings talks about Oflo Eye Ointment's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

Oflo Eye Ointment is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Failure, Myasthenia Gravis (MG) are examples of such conditions. The section on Oflo Eye Ointment contraindications lists all such conditions.

Drug interactions for Oflo Eye Ointment have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

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



Oflo Eye Ointment Benefits & Uses

Oflo Eye Ointment is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Oflo 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

Oflo Eye Ointment Related Warnings

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


    Oflo (Sunways) may have some side effects during pregnancy. Pregnant women should discontinue the use of Oflo (Sunways), and talk to their doctor, if they notice any discomfort.

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


    Breastfeeding women may feel side effects of Oflo (Sunways). If you see any side effects, stop taking Oflo (Sunways) immediately and talk to your doctor. Take Oflo (Sunways) again, only after your doctor's advice.

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


    Very few cases of side effects of Oflo (Sunways) on kidney have been reported.

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


    Oflo (Sunways) may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

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


    Side effects of Oflo (Sunways) rarely affect the heart.

    Mild


Oflo Eye Ointment Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Oflo Eye Ointment

  • Is this Oflo Eye Ointment habit forming or addictive?


    Forming a habit of Oflo Eye Ointment has not been reported.

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


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

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, Oflo Eye Ointment is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

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


    No, the use of Oflo Eye Ointment in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

Oflo Eye Ointment Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Oflo Eye Ointment


    Oflo Eye Ointment may take longer to act if you eat some foods while taking it. Follow your doctor's advice on this.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Oflo Eye Ointment


    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Oflo Eye Ointment as it can have severe side effects.

    Severe


Frequently asked Questions about Oflo Eye Ointment

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Oflo (Sunways) cause constipation?

Dr. Roshni Poonja MBBS , General Physician, Internal Medicine

Yes, Oflo (Sunways) causes constipation. It is a common side effect of this drug. However, if you experience severe constipation after taking this medicine, please consult your doctor immediately and follow his/her instructions.

Question almost 5 years ago

Is Oflo (Sunways) a painkiller?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

No, Oflo (Sunways) is not a painkiller. It is an antibiotic that belongs to the class of medications called fluoroquinolone.

Question over 5 years ago

What is Oflo (Sunways)?

Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS , General Physician

Oflo (Sunways) 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 over 5 years ago

How to use Oflo (Sunways)?

Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , General Physician

Oflo (Sunways) should be taken with a meal. Drink plenty of fluids while you are taking this medicine. Drinking extra water will help prevent some unwanted effects of this medicine. Do not take this medicine along with milk, yogurt, or other dairy products, it may reduce the absorption of a drug. Take it exactly as directed by the physician.

Question over 5 years ago

Can I discontinue Oflo (Sunways) on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

Discontinuing Oflo (Sunways) 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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