Anti-Infective


Floximed (Eye Ointment)
(Ciprofloxcin)

COMPOSITION
Each g contains ciprofloxacin 3.0 mg.

THERAPEUTIC INDICATIONS
- 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 posttraumatic infectious complications (with or without foreign bodies).

CONTRAINDICATIONS
Hypersensitivity to ciprofloxacin and other drugs of fluoroquinolones group, deficit of glucose-6-phospahte phosphate dehydrogenase, infancy and adolescence, pregnancy and lactation.

ADVERSE EFFECTS
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 infiltration.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Floximed eye ointment is put into conjunctival sac (cavity between back eyelid surface and front eyebulb surface). In case of acute infection use the ointment every 3-4 times a day until onset of clinical effect, then reduce a dose. In case of mild types of infections apply the drug 2 times a day. At night in addition to eye drops use eye ointment for a long drug effect.

DRUG INTERACTIONS
Co-administration with beta-lactams, aminoglycosides, vancomycin, clindamycin, and metronidazole increases ciprofloxacin activity.

PRECAUTIONS
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.

MANUFACTURED FORM
5.0 g is in an aluminum tube in a carton box with an insert.


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