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- What is ciprofloxacin-ophthalmic drops, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for ciprofloxacin-ophthalmic drops?
- Is ciprofloxacin-ophthalmic drops available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for ciprofloxacin-ophthalmic drops?
- What are the side effects of ciprofloxacin-ophthalmic drops?
- What is the dosage for ciprofloxacin-ophthalmic drops?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with ciprofloxacin-ophthalmic drops?
- Is ciprofloxacin-ophthalmic drops safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about ciprofloxacin-ophthalmic drops?
What is the dosage for ciprofloxacin-ophthalmic drops?
The dose for bacterial eye infections in adults and children 1 year old or greater is 1 to 2 drops every 2 hours in the infected eye for 2 days, followed by 1-2 drops every 4 hours for 5 days. For corneal ulcers in this population, instill 2 drops into the eye every 15 minutes for 6 hours, followed by 2 drops every 30 minutes for the rest of day 1. On day 2, 2 drops should be used every hour, followed by 2 drops every 4 hours on days 3 to 14.
Which drugs or supplements interact with ciprofloxacin-ophthalmic drops?
There are no known significant drug interactions with ciprofloxacin ophthalmic solution.
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