click here for details           Ciloxan Ointment  (U.S.N.L.M.)
Dosing/ Corneal Ulcer  1/2" ribbon qhs to supplement daytime drop therapy
Dosing/ Conjunctivitis 1/2" ribbon tid x 2 days, then bid x 5 days
Chem Specs ciprofloxacin HCL 0.3%
Quantities 3.5 gram
Cost 228.00
Class fluoroquinolone, second generation
Action Binds bacterial DNA gyrase
Activity Active against broad spectrum of gram positive and negative organisms.
Usage Indicated for the treatment of corneal ulcers and conjunctivitis.
(See package insert for susceptible organisms.)
Increasing gram-positive resistance found in bacterial keratitis.
Up to 85% resistance for coagulase-negative Staphyloccus.
Contraindications Quinolone hypersensitivity
Pediatric use Over 1 year
Pregnancy C