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Were you looking for information about Ciprofloxacin Ophthalmic? Ciprofloxacin hyrochoride opthalmic solution is a common misspelling of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride ophthalmic solution.
If you have bacterial conjunctivitis ("pink eye") or a corneal ulcer, your healthcare provider may prescribe ciprofloxacin hydrochloride ophthalmic (Ciloxan®). Available as a liquid solution (eye drops) or an eye ointment, this antibiotic works by interfering with a certain enzyme in the bacteria that is needed for the bacteria to multiply. Although most people tolerate this eye medicine well, side effects are possible and can include eye redness, itching, or burning.
(For more information, click Ciprofloxacin Ophthalmic. This article offers an overview of how this eye medicine works, dosing guidelines, and general precautions. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for more specific information.)
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