OFRAY contains Ofloxacin which belongs to a group of medicines called 4-quinolone antibacterial agents. It is used to treat eye infections caused such as bacterial conjunctivitis, bacterial corneal ulcers, bacterial keratitis, blepharitis and ear infections such as otitis externa and media acute otitis.
Ofloxacin belongs to fluoroquinolones which is bactericidal, and its mode of action depends on blocking of bacterial DNA replication by binding itself to an enzyme called DNA gyrase.
Before using OFRAY, inform your doctor if you have any allergic reactions, liver, kidney or heart problems. Inform your doctor, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before using this medicine. The common side effects are upset stomach, nausea, diarrhea, headache and dizziness. This medicine potentially increases sensitivity to sunlight. Avoid exposure to direct sunlight. If you wear contact lens, remove them before using this medicine and put them back 15 minutes afterwards. If irritations persist, discontinue the use and consult the doctor.