Ciloxan Ophthalmic Ointment 0.3pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Ciloxan: Ophthalmic ointment (0.3%)

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Ciloxan 0.3% Ophth Oint

What is this Medicine?

CIPROFLOXACIN (sip roe FLOX a sin) is a quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial eye infections.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Ciloxan: Ophthalmic ointment(0.3%)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Ciloxan 0.3% Ophthalmic Ointment

NDC: 000650654
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Bacterial Conjunctivitis

Storage Information
Store between 36 to 77 degrees F
Ciloxan 0.3% Ophthalmic Ointment

Reported Side Effects for Ciloxan 0.3% Ophthalmic Ointment

Blurred Vision Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Blistery Rash Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Chills Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Diaphoresis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Redness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Rash Of Red Skin Bumps Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Flushing Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Rash With Pustules Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Eye Irritation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Bruises Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Darkened Skin Patches Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lyell'S Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Vesicular Rash Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Visual Impairment Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Severe Allergy Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Red Eyes Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Erythema Multiforme Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Exfoliative Dermatitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
<2.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Eye Inflammatoin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Eye Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Eye Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itchy Eyes Incidence:
<10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Light Sensitivity Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Retinal Detachment Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Skin Rash Incidence:
1.0-1.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Corneal Deposits Incidence:
16.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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