How long does OCUFLOX take to work?
If using Ocuflox (ofloxacin) for pink eye, your symptoms should start to improve in a couple days. Corneal ulcers tend to take longer to heal, and takes most people about 11 days for their ulcers to go away.
Is OCUFLOX the same as ofloxacin?
OCUFLOX (ofloxacin ophthalmic solution) 0.3% is a sterile ophthalmic solution. It is a fluorinated carboxyquinolone anti-infective for topical ophthalmic use.
What does OCUFLOX treat?
Ophthalmic Ocuflox (ofloxacin) is used to treat bacterial infections of the eye, including conjunctivitis (pink eye) and ulcers of the cornea. Ofloxacin is in a class of medications called quinolone antibiotics. It works by killing bacterial cells that cause infection.
Is OCUFLOX an antibiotic?
OCUFLOX eye drops belongs to a class of drugs called quinolone antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections.
What is the best antibiotic for eye infection?
Patients with symptoms should be referred immediately to an ophthalmologist. Oral antibiotics such as OCUFLOX eye drops or ofloxacinare effective treatments.