ZOXAN Eye Ointment 10gm

Infection Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

ZOXAN contains Ciprofloxacin which belongs to a group of medicines called fluoroquinolones. It is used to treat conjunctivitis, corneal ulcers, hypopyon ulcer, superficial and deeper eye infections and pre and post-operative care. Conjunctivitis is an eye inflammation or infection of the transparent membrane that lines your eyelid and eyeball.

Ciprofloxacin is a second generation fluoroquinolones that produces its action through inhibition of bacterial DNA gyrase and topoisomerase IV.

Always use ZOXAN exactly as directed by your doctor. Before using this medicine, tell your doctor if you have or had any eye allergies. Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers consult your doctor before using the medicine. The common side effects are local burning or discomfort, eye redness. If you wear contact lenses remove them before using this medicine and put them back 15 minutes afterwards. If you are using more than one type of eye medicine, it must be used at least 5 minutes apart.

USES OF ZOXAN

Treats,

  • conjunctivitis
  • corneal ulcers
  • hypopyon ulcer
  • superficial and deeper eye infections
  • pre and post-operative care

HOW ZOXAN WORKS

ZOXAN works against bacteria that cause infections and acts on specific strains of bacteria.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always use ZOXAN exactly as your doctor has told you. It is for ophthalmic use only. Check the label before use.

SIDE EFFECTS OF ZOXAN

SERIOUS

  • white particles in your eyes

COMMON

  • local burning or discomfort
  • white deposits on the eye surface  
  • eye redness
  • bad taste

RARE

  • damage of the eye
  • inflammation, double vision
  • decreased eye sensation or tired eyes

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

There are limited studies available and ZOXAN should be used with caution during pregnancy only if clearly needed and if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the foetus.

BREASTFEEDING

It is not known whether ZOXAN is secreted in milk. Therefore, caution should be exercised in breastfeeding mothers. Consult your doctor for advice.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or handle any machines if you experience any temporarily blurred vision, less motor coordination.

ALLERGY

Tell your doctor if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Ciprofloxacin.

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor if you are taking,

  • theophylline (treats breathing problems)
  • warfarin (used to thin the blood)
  • cyclosporine (used in organ transplantation)

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Ciprofloxacin
Pharmacological Category :   Fluoroquinolone
Therapeutic Indication :   Bacterial eye infections
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Injection, Eye/Ear drops, Eye ointment, Cream

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT ZOXAN

What are the side effects of ZOXAN?

It may cause some side effects like eye redness or discomfort. If any of this side effects persists for a long time, consult your doctor for advice.

Can I wear contact lenses while using this ZOXAN?

No, do not wear contact lenses prior to administration and wait at least 15 minutes after instilling the medicine.

Is ZOXAN effective?

This medicine is effective if used in the dose and duration as directed by your doctor.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi MD.  Antimicrobial drugs. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology 7th ed. New Delhi, May 2013.Page - 710.

2. Petri WA Jr. Sulfonamides, Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole, Quinolones, and Agents for Urinary Tract Infections. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th edition. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. Page - 1473-1474.

3. Centaur pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. [Revised on Jan, 2021] [Accessed on Sep 15, 2021] https://www.centaurpharma.com/downloads/2021/ophthalmology/anti-infectives/Ciprocent.pdf

4. Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Limited. Alcon Cusí, S.A. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on Dec, 2020] [Accessed on Sep 15, 2021] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.836.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Shelf Life
    24 months
    Item Weight
    20
    Ingredient
    CIPROFLOXACIN 0.3 %
    Hsn Code
    30042013
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ZOXAN Eye Ointment 10gm

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