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OFLOXACIN PREDNISOLONE ACETATE

Ofloxacin Prednisolone Acetate is a drug that is a combination of a quinolone antibiotic called ofloxacin and a steroid called prednisolone. It is  utilized to treat certain eye conditions because of irritation or injuries. Prednisolone works by relieving inflammatory symptoms like swelling, redness, and itching. Ofloxacin treats bacteria infections of the eye.

Ofloxacin Prednisolone Acetate is used in the following conditions:

  • Certain eye conditions due to inflammation or injury
  • Symptoms of eye swelling, redness, and itching

Do not give Ofloxacin Prednisolone Acetate to the following:

  • Hypersensitivity to ofloxacin or to other quinolones
  • Hypersensitivity to prednisolone or other steroids

Ofloxacin Prednisolone Acetate  may have the following side effects:

Precautions

Take extra caution in patients with the following medical conditions:

  • Eye infections
  • Recent eye surgery
  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma (open-angle type)
  • Severe nearsightedness (myopia)
  • Diabetes

 

Interaction

Ofloxacin Prednisolone Acetate may interact with the following medicines:

  • Class IA (e.g. quinidine, procainamide) or class III (e.g. amiodarone, sotalol) antiarrhythmic agents
  • Antacids containing Magnesium, Aluminumor Calcium
  • Aminoglycosides (e.g. amikacin, tobramycin)
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
  • Theophylline
  • Insulin and oral hypoglycaemics
  • Barbiturates
  • Phenytoin
  • Rifampicin
  • Etrogens and oral contraceptives
  • Ciclosporin
  • Carbimazole
  • Carbamazepine
  • Methotrexate

If you think you may have used Ofloxacin Prednisolone Acetate more than the usual overdose, seek medical help immediately.

Available Brands:

  • Exopred

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