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Ofloxacin (Ophthalmic)
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Ofloxacin (Ophthalmic)?

(oh FLOKS a sin)

• This medicine is used to prevent or treat eye infections.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over several minutes from sitting or lying position. Be careful climbing.

• Short-term discomfort after use.

• Tendons can rarely get irritated and tear.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

• Signs of a life-threatening reaction. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough;...