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11-27-2011, 07:32 PM
ORCHACIN EYE DROPS
Active ingredient: lomefloxacin 3 mg (as hydrochloride 3.31 mg).
- Preservative: benzalkonium chloride 0.02 mg.

Indications and Description
Orchacin eye drops is the First line treatment in bacterial conjunctivitis.Orchacin is indicated for treatment of bacterial infection of the anterior segment including conjunctivitis, blepharitis, and blepharo-conjunctivitis which are due to lomefloxacin susceptible germs.Orchacin eye drops has Ultra broad spectrum coverage. Antimicrobial spectrum includes Gram-positive organisms; e.g. Staph.aureus, Staph.epidermis, corynebacterium.Gram-negative bacteria; Branhamella catarrhalis, Neisseria spp., Enterobacter spp. including Ps.aeruginosaOrchacin eye drops has unique flexible dose regiment.Orchacin offers flexible dose regiment. Starting dose (five drops in 20 minutes) and then twice daily or 4 times daily.
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Precautions
Long term treatment with antibiotics may enhance development of secondary fungal infections or may support growth of non-susceptible bacteria. Contact lenses should not be worn in the presence of infectious eye diseases and the product should not be instilled while wearing contact lenses. During prolonged use, it is recommended that physicians conduct periodic examinations of the eye, including measurement of the intraocular pressure.

Contraindications
Lomefloxacin is contraindicated in patients with a history of hypersensitivity to Lomefloxacin, quinolone or any other components of this product.

Use in Pregnancy & Lactation
There are no adequate and well-controlled studies of Lomefloxacin in pregnant woman and nursing mother. It should be used only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the child.