Antibacterials - ophthalmic, otic

Alcon | Antibacterials - ophthalmic, otic (Medication)


This medication is used to treat infections of the eye (ophthalmic) or ear (otic). If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately.

To apply eye or ear medication, wash hands first. To avoid contamination, be careful not to touch the dropper or tube or let it touch the affected area. Shake drops well before using. ...

Side Effect:

Symptoms of an allergic reaction include:rash, itching, redness, swelling or discharge (including the eye or ear area), trouble breathing. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist. This medication may temporarily sting when first applied. If this effect persists or worsens, inform your doctor promptly. ...


Tell your doctor your medical history, especially:all previous eye or ear problems, if you use contact lenses, any allergies.

Vision may be temporarily blurred after applying eye medication. Use caution driving or performing duties requiring clear vision.

This medication should be used only when clearly needed during pregnancy or when breast-feeding. Consult with your doctor if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. ...