Ciprofloxacin Solution/ Drops Recall
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Side Effects & Adverse Reactions
NOT FOR INJECTION INTO THE EYE.
Serious and occasionally fatal hypersensitivity (anaphylactic) reactions, some following the first dose, have been reported in patients receiving systemic quinolone therapy. Some reactions were accompanied by cardiovascular collapse, loss of consciousness, tingling, pharyngeal or facial edema, dyspnea, urticaria, and itching. Only a few patients had a history of hypersensitivity reactions. Serious anaphylactic reactions require immediate emergency treatment with epinephrine and other resuscitation measures, including oxygen, intravenous fluids, intravenous antihistamines, corticosteroids, pressor amines and airway management, as clinically indicated.
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FDA Labeling Changes
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Ciprofloxacin Ophthalmic Solution is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by susceptible strains of the designated microorganisms in the conditions listed below:
Streptococcus (Viridans Group)*
*Efficacy for this organism was studied in fewer than 10 infections.
There is currently no drug history available for this drug.
Ciprofloxacin Ophthalmic Solution is a synthetic, sterile, multiple dose, antimicrobial for topical ophthalmic use. Ciprofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibacterial active against a broad spectrum of gram-positive and gram-negative ocular pathogens. It is available as the monohydrochloride monohydrate salt of 1-cyclopropyl-6-fluoro-1,4-dihydro-4-oxo-7-(1-piperazinyl)-3-quinoline-carboxylic acid. It is a faint to light yellow crystalline powder with a molecular weight of 385.8. Its empirical formula is C17H18FN3O3•HCl•H2O and its chemical structure is as follows:
Ciprofloxacin differs from other quinolones in that it has a fluorine atom at the 6-position, a piperazine moiety at the 7-position, and a cyclopropyl ring at the 1-position.
Each mL of Ciprofloxacin Ophthalmic Solution contains: Active: ciprofloxacin HCl 3.5 mg equivalent to 3 mg base. Preservative: benzalkonium chloride 0.006%. Inactive: acetic acid, edetate disodium 0.05%, mannitol 4.6%, purified water, sodium acetate, hydrochloric acid and/or sodium hydroxide may be used to adjust pH. The pH is approximately 4.5 and the osmolality is approximately 300 mOsm.
Ciprofloxacin Solution/ Drops Manufacturers
Proficient Rx Lp
Proficient Rx Lp
Pack Pharmaceuticals, Llc
Physicians Total Care, Inc.
H.j. Harkins Company, Inc.
Rebel Distributors Corp
Hi-tech Pharmacal Co., Inc.
Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products Llc
Clinical Solutions Wholesale
Unit Dose Services
Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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