Recommended Topic Related To:

Chibroxin

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Chibroxin

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(Generic versions may still be available.)

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INDICATIONS

CHIBROXIN (norfloxacin) Ophthalmic Solution is indicated for the treatment of conjunctivitis when caused by susceptible strains of the following bacteria:

Acinetobacter calcoaceticus**

Aeromonas hydrophila**

Haemophilus influenzae

Proteus mirabilis**

Pseudomonas aeruginosa**

Serratia marcescens**

Staphylococcus aureus

Staphylococcus epidermidis

Staphylococcus warnerii**

Streptococcus pneumoniae

Appropriate monitoring of bacterial response to topical antibiotic therapy should accompany the use of CHIBROXIN (norfloxacin) Ophthalmic Solution.

**Efficacy for this organism was studied in fewer than 10 infections.

 

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

The recommended dose in adults and pediatric patients (one year and older) is one or two drops of CHIBROXIN (norfloxacin) Ophthalmic Solution applied topically to the affected eye(s) four times daily for up to seven days. Depending on the severity of the infection, the dosage for the first day of therapy may be one or two drops every two hours during the waking hours.

 

HOW SUPPLIED

CHIBROXIN (norfloxacin) Ophthalmic Solution is a clear, colorless to light yellow solution.

No. 3526 CHIBROXIN (norfloxacin) Ophthalmic Solution 0.3% is supplied in a white, opaque, plastic OCUMETER* ophthalmic dispenser with a controlled drop tip as follows:

NDC 0006-3526-03, 5 mL.

Storage

Store CHIBROXIN (norfloxacin) Ophthalmic Solution at room temperature, 15°-30°C (59°-86°F). Protect from light.

*Registered trademark of MERCK & CO., INC.

 

Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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