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.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic

Side effect Patients
Itching 1


Based on patients currently taking Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic

Dosage Patients
0.6 % four times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic


Currently taking Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped taking Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic

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

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Ciprofloxacin ophthalmic after stopping:

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