EVAFLOX EYE/EAR DROPS
Generic Name: Ofloxacin
Strength: 0.3% W/V
Therapeutic category: Anti-Bacterial; Fluoroquinolone Antibiotic
Description: EVAFLOX Eye/Ear Drops are preserved aqueous solution containing 0.3% w/v of Ofloxacin and it belongs to a group of medicines called 4-quinolone antibacterial agents.
How EVAFLOX works?
Ofloxacin exerts its antibacterial activity by inhibiting DNA gyrase, a bacterial topoisomerase. DNA gyrase is an essential enzyme which controls DNA topology and assists in DNA replication, repair, deactivation, and transcription.
- Gram positive bacteria: Staphylococcus epidermidis, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumoniae
- Gram negative bacteria: Enterobacter cloacae, H. influenzae, other Haemophilus spp., Proteus mirabilis, M. catarrhalis, P. aeruginosa,
Eye: Treatment of external ocular infections such as acute and sub-acute conjunctivitis, keratitis, keratoconjunctivitis, blepharoconjunctivitis, blepharitis, corneal ulcer and pre-operative prophylaxis in ocular surgery.
Ear: Treatment of external ear infections (otitis externa) and certain middle ear infections (otitis media).
Dosage and administration:
Pediatric and Elderly Population
- Eye: Instill 1 drop into the affected eye every 2 to 4 hours for the first two days and then 4 times daily. The length of treatment should not exceed 10 days.
- Ears: Instill 1-2 drops in the affected ear(s) twice daily or as needed.
Safety and effectiveness in infants below the age of one year have not been established.
If another topical agent is being used, EVAFLOX and the other agent should be administered at least 15 minutes apart. Eye ointments should always be applied at last.
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