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Ciloxan Ophthalmic Solution

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Ciloxan Ophthalmic Solution




Indications
Dosage
How Supplied

INDICATIONS

CILOXAN Ophthalmic Solution is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by susceptible strains of the designated microorganisms in the conditions listed below:

Corneal Ulcers

Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Serratia marcescens *

Staphylococcus aureus

Staphylococcus epidermidis

Streptococcus pneumoniae

Streptococcus
(Viridans Group)*

Conjunctivitis

Haemophilus influenzae
Staphylococcus aureus

Staphylococcus epidermidis

Streptococcus pneumoniae

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

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Corneal Ulcers

The recommended dosage regimen for the treatment of corneal ulcers is two drops into the affected eye every 15 minutes for the first six hours and then two drops into the affected eye every 30 minutes for the remainder of the first day. On the second day, instill two drops in the affected eye hourly. On the third through the fourteenth day, place two drops in the affected eye every four hours. Treatment may be continued after 14 days if corneal reepithelialization has not occurred.

Bacterial Conjunctivitis

The recommended dosage regimen for the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis is one or two drops instilled into the conjunctival sac(s) every two hours while awake for two days and one or two drops every four hours while awake for the next five days.

HOW SUPPLIED

As a sterile ophthalmic solution in Alcon's DROP-TAINER® dispensing system consisting of a natural low density polyethylene bottle and dispensing plug and tan polypropylene closure. Tamper evidence is provided with a shrink band around the closure and neck area of the package.

2.5 mL in 8 mL bottle - NDC 0065-0656-25
5 mL in 8 mL bottle - NDC 0065-0656-05
10 mL in 10 mL bottle - NDC 0065-0656-10

Storage

Store at 2° - 25°C (36° - 77°F). Protect from light.

Alcon Laboratories, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas 76134 USA, Printed in USA. Revised: March 2006

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 3/6/2017

Indications
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