Ocuflox is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) ofloxacin. On this page you will find out more about Ocuflox, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: ofloxacin
Information for medicine and pack size:
Ocuflox 0.3% eye drops solution, 5 mL
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
The treatment of severe bacterial conjunctivitis caused by ofloxacin sensitive organisms in adults. INDICATIONS AS APPROVED 2ND DECEMBER 1997: Ocuflox eye drops are indicated for the treatment of corneal ulcers (bacterial keratitis) and severe bacterial conjunctivitis caused by ofloxacin-sensitive organisms.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||Clear, pale to light yellow-green solution practically free from particulate matter.|
|Dosage Form||Eye Drops, solution|
|Route of administration||Ophthalmic|
5mL: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Protect from Light|
|Life time||2 Years|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 January 2018
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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