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Ciprofloxacin Ofloxacin Ophthalmic Preparations

Why has my veterinarian prescribed this medicine?

Fluoroquinolones are antibiotics used to treat bacterial infections. This medication has been prescribed to treat a bacterial infection of the eye. These infections may occur on the cornea (clear part of the eye) or in the conjunctiva (pink parts around the eyelids).

 

How do I give this medication?

"If you are giving more than one eye medication, make sure you allow at least 5 to 10 minutes between medications, or follow the specific instructions from your veterinarian."

 

What do I do if I miss giving a dose?

Give the dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, and continue with the regular schedule. Do not give the pet two doses at once.

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How do I store this medicine?

 

What are the potential side effects?

"This medication may sting a bit when instilled in the eye."

 

Are there any possible drug interactions?

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