International name: Ofloxacin (Ofloxacin).
The composition of the drug and the form of Floksala
Active ingredient - ofloxacin (3 mg per 1 ml). Excipients: sodium hydroxide, sodium chloride, hydrochloric acid, benzalkonium chloride, water for injection. Available in plastic bottle with a dropper. The drug is a colorless, sometimes with a slight yellow tinge.
Active ingredient - ofloxacin (3 mg per 1 ml). Excipients: liquid paraffin, lanolin, white petrolatum. The drug is a uniform consistency with a slight yellow tinge. Available in aluminum tubes, each containing 3 g of substance.
Pharmacological action Floksala
Floksal - an antibacterial agent, used as a topical treatment for ocular diseases. The current drug ofloxacin, a fluoroquinolone antibiotic. The antimicrobial effect of the drug due to its inhibition of DNA gyrase enzymes in microbial cells.
Like its counterparts, Floksal highly active against most Gram-negative bacteria: Serratiaspp., Morganellamorganii, Neisseriameningitidis, Shigellaspp., Esherichiacoli, Proteusspp., Neisseriagonorrhoeae, Klebsiellaspp., Salmonellaspp., Hemophilusinfluenzae, Legionellapneumophila, Citrobacterspp., Acinetobacterspp., Providenciaspp., Chlamydiaspp., Mycoplasmaspp., Yersiniaspp., Enterobacterspp.
From Gram-positive bacteria are sensitive to the drug Staphylococcusspp.i Streptococcusspp.
Moderate sensitivity to the drug exhibit Pseudomonasspp., Enterococcusfaecalis and Streptococcuspneumoniae.
Therapeutic concentration in tissues of the eye is achieved by topical application.
Floksal used for topical application in infectious and inflammatory diseases caused by microorganisms sensitive to the drug, such as -
- chlamydial eye infection
- corneal ulcer;
As well as the prevention of infection during surgery in the eye area and lecheniitravm eyeball.
Like its counterparts, Floksal not recommended if you are hypersensitive fluoroquinolones, as well as during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Side effects Floksala
The resulting use Floksala reviews showed possible symptoms of side effects in the form of allergic reactions, burning, itching and dryness of the conjunctiva, transient conjunctival hyperemia, photophobia, discomfort in the eyes, slezotecheniya.V rare cases can cause dizziness.
Data on possible vozdeystviipreparata fetal development is not, however, use of the drug for pregnant women is not recommended Floksal instruction.
Instruction Floksal not recommended to use contact lenses during therapy. In order to prevent photophobia advisable to use sun glasses and avoid bright places.
Drivers of vehicles should take into account the possible temporary blurred vision after application of the drug.
Methods of application Floksala
Allowed concurrent use of drops and ointments Floksal by first need eyedrops. If Floksal combined with other ophthalmic preparations, it is necessary to observe a minimum interval of 5 minutes between the use of different drugs.
Produce instillation into the lower conjunctival sac of 1 drop 2-4 times per day. The total course of treatment no more than 14 days.
To lay the ointment from the tube material is extruded strip length of 1, 5 cm. Administration is the drug produced in the lower conjunctival sac. In the treatment of chlamydial lesions recommended frequency of use of the drug 5 times a day. The duration of treatment of 14 days.
Interaction with other drugs Floksala
Data on the interaction with other drugs Floksala absent.
Overdose Floksalom reviews have been received.
Storage conditions Floksala
Store at room temperature in a dark place, away from children.
When the drug is stored undamaged packaging 3 years. After opening the package is allowed application for 6 weeks. On expiry of the drug should be disposed of.