Solution: 1-2 drops instilled into conjunctival sac(s) q2hr with patient awake on days 1-2, then 1-2 drops q4hr with patient awake on days 3-7 Ointment: 0.5-in. (1.25-cm) ribbon applied into conjunctival sac q8hr on days 1-2, then 0.5-in. (1.25-cm) ribbon q12hr on days 3-7 Solution: 1-2 drops instilled into conjunctival sac(s) q2hr with patient awake on days 1-2, then 1-2 drops q4hr with patient awake on days 3-7 Ointment: 0.5-in. (1.25-cm) ribbon applied into conjunctival sac q8hr on days 1-2, then 0.5-in. (1.25-cm) ribbon q12hr on days 3-7 May result in overgrowth of nonsusceptible organisms, including fungi Careful monitoring, including slit-lamp microscopy and fluorescein staining when appropriate, may be necessary in some patients receiving ophthalmic ciprofloxacin therapy Contact lenses should be removed before administration Partially metabolized in liver to at least 4 metabolites; metabolites have less microbiologic activity than ciprofloxacin, but their activity may be similar to or greater than that of other quinolones Enzymes inhibited: Hepatic CYP1A2 The above information is provided for general informational and educational purposes only. Individual plans may vary and formulary information changes. Contact the applicable plan provider for the most current information. This medicine may interact with other drugs or health problems. Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take this medicine (ciprofloxacin eye drops) with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor. WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect: All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects.
Consumer Medicine Information CMI about Ciloxan Eye Drops ciprofloxacin hydrochloride intended for persons living in Australia. Easy-to-read patient leaflet for Ciprofloxacin Eye Drops. Includes indications, proper use, special instructions, precautions, and possible side effects.