Ocular infections:

Indications for: CILOXAN

Susceptible infections of conjunctiva and cornea.

Adults and Children:

Conjunctivitis: 1–2 drops in conjunctival sac(s) every 2 hours while awake for 2 days, then 1–2 drops every 4 hours while awake for next 5 days. Corneal ulcers: 2 drops every 15 minutes for 1st 6 hours, then 2 drops every 30 minutes for rest of 1st day; 2nd day: 2 drops every 1 hour; 3rd–14th days: 2 drops every 4 hours. May treat for 14 days or until corneal re-epithelialization occurs.

CILOXAN Warnings/Precautions:

CNS or convulsive disorders. Discontinue if rash occurs. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

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CILOXAN Interactions:

May increase theophylline levels. May potentiate oral anticoagulants. May increase renal toxicity with cyclosporine.

Adverse Reactions:

Soln: Burning, crystalline precipitates, lid margin crusting, scales, foreign body sensation, pruritus, conjunctival hyperemia, bad taste. Oint: ocular discomfort, blurred vision; may delay corneal healing. Both: superinfection.

How Supplied:

Soln—5mL; Oint—3.5g