Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic solution drops are used for the treatment of infections of the eyes such as bacterial conjunctivitis.

How Should I Use This Medicine?

Follow the directions on the prescription label. Wash your hands before and after use. Try not to touch the tip of the dropper to anything, even your eye or fingertips. Tilt your head back slightly and pull your lower eyelid down with your index finger to form a pouch. Squeeze the prescribed number of drops into the pouch. Close the eye gently to spread the drops. Your vision may blur for a few minutes. Use your doses at regular intervals. Do not use your medicine more often than directed. Finish the full course that is prescribed even if you think your condition is better. Do not skip doses or stop your medicine early.

Where Should I Keep My Medicine?

Keep out of reach of children. Store at room temperature between 36 and 77 degrees F (2 and 25 degrees C). Protect from light. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

What Should I Watch For While Using This Medicine?

Tell your provider if your symptoms do not improve in 3 to 4 days or if they get worse. If your eyes are more sensitive to light, wear sunglasses. Do not wear contact lenses while you have any signs or symptoms of an eye infection. Ask your provider when you can start wearing contacts again. Stop using this medicine immediately if you have an allergic reaction.

NOTE: This is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider. For a full list of possible side effects see www.drugs.com