Ofal 0.3% Eye/Ear Drops

Manufactured by Hi Tec Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Composition: Ofloxacin
Prescription Required: Yes

Description

Ofal 0.3% Eye/Ear Drops is a broad-spectrum antibiotic used to treat a variety of conditions such as bronchitis, pneumonia, gonococcal infection, and certain types of infectious diarrhea. It should be avoided if you are known to be allergic to Ofal 0.3% Eye/Ear Drops or any other fluoroquinolone antibiotics like ciprofloxacin. This medicine should be used with caution in the elderly population as it increases the risk of tendinitis and tendon rupture.

Highlights

Commonly asked questions for Ofal 0.3% Eye/Ear Drops

Onset of action

The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 to 3 hours of administration of the dose.

Duration of effect

The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 16 to 20 hours.

Safe with alcohol?

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Is it habit forming?

No habit forming tendency has been reported.

Usage in pregnancy?

This medicine is generally not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary and only under the supervision of a doctor.

Usage while breast-feeding?

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary since it may affect the development of the infant's joints. Use only if clearly needed and only under the supervision of a doctor. Close monitoring of the infant for any undesired effects like diarrhoea, diaper rash, etc., is necessary for such cases.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Ofal 0.3% Eye/Ear Drops

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Ofal 0.3% Eye/Ear Drops , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Oflomac 0.3% Eye/Ear DropsMacleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt.Ltd

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