Active ingredients: Ciprofloxacin
CILOXAN 0.3% w/v eye drops, solution.
Eye drops, solution.
A clear and colourless to pale yellow solution.
Ciprofloxacin 0.3% w/v (as hydrochloride).
Excipients with known effect: One ml of solution contains 0.06mg of benzalkonium chloride.
For a full list of excipients, see Section 6.1.
Ciprofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone antibacterial agent. The bactericidal action of ciprofloxacin results from the inhibition of both type II topoisomerase (DNA-gyrase) and topoisomerase IV, required for bacterial DNA replication, transcription, repair and recombination.
Glacial acetic acid
Hydrochloric acid/sodium hydroxide
5 ml Drop-Tainer LDPE bottle and plug with a polystyrene or polypropylene cap.
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23 November 1993 / 17 February 2004