What is Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Ciprofloxacin is a quinolone antibiotic used to treat superficial infections of the eye, such as bacterial conjunctivitis and corneal ulcers. It is available as a solution and ointment, both of which should be applied to the eye.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic

Side effect Patients Percentage
Eyes stinging 1
Itching 1

Why patients stopped taking Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Course of treatment ended 3
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic


Stopped taking Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 3
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 2
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 1
Not specified 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Trimethoprim and polymyxin B ophthalmic 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic.