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Ciprofloxacin as Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride USP
|NAME||STRENGTH||PACK SIZE||DOSAGE FORM|
|Bactin 5||0.3% w/v||5 ml||Eye drops|
|Bactin 10||0.3% w/v||10 ml||Eye drops|
|Bactin EO||0.3% w/w||3 gm||Eye ointment|
Ciprofloxacin is a broad spectrum fluoroquinolone antibacterial, having bactericidal activity against a wide range of Gram positive and Gram negative pathogenic bacteria.
Bactin Eye & Ear Drops: Each ml contains Ciprofloxacin hydrochloride USP equivalent to Ciprofloxacin 3 mg. Bactin Eye Ointment: Each gm contains Ciprofloxacin hydrochloride USP equivalent to Ciprofloxacin 3 mg.
Indications And Uses
Eye: Bactin Eye Drops or Ointment is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by susceptible strains of the designated microorganisms in the conditions listed below: Corneal Ulcer: Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Streptococcus viridans group (for drops only), Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Serratia marcescens. Cojunctivitis: Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis, Streptoccoccus pneumoniae, H. influenzae. Also, Bactin Eye Drops is indicated for prevention of ocular infections after removal of corneal or conjunctival foreign body, after damage from chemical or physical agents, before and after surgery. Ear: Otitis externa, acute otitis media, chronic otitis media. Prophylaxis in otic surgeries such as mastoid surgery.
The most frequently reported drug related adverse reaction was local burning or discomfort. Other reactions are lid margin crusting, crystals/scales, foreign body sensation, itching, conjunctival hyperemia, corneal staining, keratopathy/keratitis, allergic reaction, lid edema, tearing, photophobia, nausea and decreased vision.
If irritation persists or increases, discontinue the use and consult with the physician.
Use In Pregnancy Lactation
Safety in pregnancy & lactating mother has not been established. It should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus. Caution should be exercised when Bactin drops/ointment is administered to a nursing mother.
No information provided.
Store at 15-30° C. Keep out of the reach of children.
Bactin Eye Drops/Ointment is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to any of its components.
Bactin Eye & Ear Drops: Each plastic dropper bottle contains 5 & 10 ml sterile eye drops. Bactin Eye ointment: Each tube contains 3 gm ointment.