Generic Name(s): Ciprofloxacin
Drug Class: quinolone antibiotic
Treats: Bacterial infections, eye infections, eyelid inflammation
Ciloxan is a prescription medication, specifically, a quinolone antibiotic. An antibiotic is prescribed for the treatment of diseases caused by bacteria. Ciloxan is used to treat various infections. It works by stopping the production of essential proteins in bacteria which leads to their eradication. This particular medication is popular because it can treat diseases that are caused by bacteria resistant to other forms of antibiotics. It comes in various forms, including eye drops and eye ointment.
Ciloxan is a drug used in treating of eye infections that are as a result of bacteria. This medication can be in use for other purposes like treating the corneal ulcer in the eye. It belongs to the class of drugs known as fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
While using Ciloxan, a high point of hygiene is needed. You should wash your hands before use to minimize contaminations.
Using Ciloxan medication can cause drug interactions, you should always share your list of drugs that you may be using.
Using Ciloxan drug, some side effects may occur which you should report to the doctor as soon as you should.
Follow the doctor's prescription.