Ofloxacin ophthalmic is an antibiotic.
Ofloxacin ophthalmic is used to treat bacterial infections of the eyes.
Puffiness or swelling of eyes
signs of an allergic reaction, such as hives, itching, rash, swelling of face or lips, tightness in chest, troubled breathing, or wheezing
If any of the following side effects occur while taking ofloxacin ophthalmic, check with your doctor or nurse as soon as possible:
Some ofloxacin ophthalmic side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:
Burning of eye
feeling of something in the eye
increased sensitivity of eye to light
redness, irritation, or itching of eye, eyelid, or inner lining of eyelid
stinging, tearing, or dryness of eye
Treating certain bacterial infections. It may be used in combination with other medicines to treat acne or certain amoeba infections. It may be used to prevent certain types of malaria in travelers who will be visiting malaria-infected areas for less than 4 months. It may also be used to prevent or slow the progression of anthrax after exposure. Doryx delayed-release capsules are a tetracycline antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria. Slowing the bacteria's growth allows the body's immune system to destroy the bacteria.