Treatment Instructions for Ofloxacin Ophthalmic Solution

General Information on Using Ofloxacin Ophthalmic Solution

Some general considerations to keep in mind during treatment with ofloxacin ophthalmic solution include the following:
  • Ofloxacin ophthalmic solution comes in the form of an eye drop. It is normally used several times a day. Make sure you know your individual instructions for using this product.
  • Many eye infections can spread easily. To help prevent the spread of infection, try not to touch your eye while using this medicine, wash your hands thoroughly before and after use, and avoid touching the tip of the dropper to any surface, including your eyes or hands.
  • You should not wear contact lenses while using ofloxacin ophthalmic solution. Ask your healthcare provider when you may use contacts again.
  • This medication should only be used in the eye. Do not take it by mouth or apply it to your skin.
  • Make sure to dispose of this medication after you finish treatment. Do not save it for later use.
  • You should begin to feel better within a few days of starting treatment. However, this does not mean your infection is gone. It is important that you finish your full course of ofloxacin ophthalmic solution. Stopping treatment too early may cause your symptoms to return or lead to antibiotic resistance.
  • For ofloxacin ophthalmic solution to work properly, it must be used as prescribed.

Ofloxacin Ophthalmic Drug Information

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