Floximed (Eye/Ear Drops)
Each ml contains ciprofloxacin 3.0 mg.
- Local therapy of various infectious eye diseases and its appendages caused by
sensitive bacteria: acute and subacute conjunctivitis, blepharoconjunctivitis,
blepharitis, bacterial cornea ulcers with/without hypopyon, bacterial keratitis
and keratoconjunctivitis, chronic dacryocystitis, and meibomitis.
- Pre-operational prophylaxis in ophtalmosurgery.
- Treatment of post-operative infectious complications.
- Treatment and prophylaxis of post-traumic infectious complications (with or
without foreign bodies).
Hypersensitivity to ciprofloxacin and other drugs of fluoroquinolones group,
deficit of glucose-6-phospahte phosphate dehydrogenase, infancy and adolescence,
pregnancy and lactation.
Local reactions: possible – allergic reactions, itching, burning, slight
painfullness and hyperemia of conjunctiva, nausea; rarely – eyelid edema,
photophobia, lacrimation, sensation of a foreign body in eyes, foul taste
immediately after putting the ointment in an eye, impairment of vision acuity,
crystal precipitation, keratitis, keratopathy, appearance of spots and cornea
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
1-2 drops is instilled into conjunctival sac. The frequency of instillations
depends on severity of inflammation. Acute bacterial conjunctivitis, squamous
and ulcerative blepharitis: 4-8 times daily depending on disease severity.
Therapy course is 5-14 days. Keratitis: 1 drop not less than 6 times a day. If a
positive effect occurs maximum treatment course depending on severity of cornea
injury is 2-4 weeks. Cornea injury by Pseudomonas aeruginosa: 1 drop not less
than 8-12 times a day. Treatment depends on clinical course and usually is about
2-3 weeks. Anterior uveitis: 1 drop 8-12 times daily. Acute dacryocystitis and
canaliculitis: 6-12 times a day. Chronic acute dacryocystitis and canaliculitis:
4-8 times a day. Wounds of eyes and their appendages, prophylaxis of
postoperative inflammatory disease: 4-6 times a day within postoperative period,
usually 5 days-1 month. At night in addition to eye drops use eye ointment for a
long drug effect.
Co-administration with beta-lactams, aminoglycosides, vancomycin, clindamycin,
and metronidazole increases ciprofloxacin activity.
Only for topical application. Inform a patient about that if conjunctive
hyperemia persists or increases after application he should discontinue the drug
application and turn to a doctor. It is not recommended to wear soft lenses
during therapy. Patients wearing contact lenses should apply only putting them
away. Lenses may be put again in 15-20 minutes following instillation.
PREGNANCY AND LACTATION
The application of Floximed during pregnancy and lactation is contraindicated.
5 ml in a plastic vial with a dropper and screw cup in a carton box with an