Besiflox

Besiflox

besifloxacin

Manufacturer:

Aristopharma

Distributor:

KTZ
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Besifloxacin
Indications/Uses
Bacterial conjunctivitis, blepharitis, keratitis & surgical prophylaxis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Bacterial conjunctivitis & blepharitis Instill 1 drop in the affected eye(s) tds for 7 days. Keratitis Instill higher doses in the affected eye(s) as needed or directed by the physician. Surgical prophylaxis Instill 1 drop in the affected eye(s) every 10 min. Total dose: 4. Begin 1 hr before cataract surgery.
Special Precautions
For topical ophth use only. Not for subconjunctival inj. Do not introduce directly into the anterior chamber of the eye. May result to overgrowth of non-susceptible organisms w/ prolonged use. Avoid wearing contact lenses in patients w/ signs & symptoms of bacterial conjunctivitis. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn <1 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Conjunctival redness. Blurred vision, eye irritation, pain & pruritus, & headache.
MIMS Class
Eye Anti-Infectives & Antiseptics
ATC Classification
S01AE08 - besifloxacin ; Belongs to the class of quinolone antiinfectives. Used in the treatment of eye infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Besiflox ophth susp 6 mg/mL
Packing/Price
5 mL x 1's
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