Antibiotics Home > What Is Ofloxacin Ophthalmic Solution Used For?
If you have conjunctivitis ("pink eye") or a corneal ulcer, your healthcare provider may recommend ofloxacin ophthalmic solution. This eye drop contains an antibiotic that helps kill the bacteria causing the eye infection. When ofloxacin ophthalmic solution is used for a corneal ulcer, it may be combined with other eye drops to help with pain and inflammation.
An Overview of Uses for Ofloxacin Ophthalmic SolutionOfloxacin ophthalmic solution (Ocuflox®) is an antibiotic eye drop. It is used to treat certain bacterial infections of the eye, including conjunctivitis (also called "pink eye") and corneal ulcers.
- Pinkness or redness in the affected eye or eyes
- Eye(s) that are crusted over or "stuck shut" in the morning
- Burning, itchy eyes
- A gritty or sandy feeling in the eye(s)
- Eye discharge, which can be watery or thick and clear or colored.