Contra Eye Drops

Lomefloxacin Ophthalmic solution 0.3%

Contra® (Lomefloxacin) ophthalmic solution is supplied as a sterile isotonic aqueous 0.3% solution.
Lomefloxacin, a difluorinated quinolone derivative, is a bacterial gyrase inhibitor, effective against gram positive and gram negative bacteria.

Contra® eye drops is indicated for Bacterial infections, including conjunctivitis, blepharitis, blepharoconjunctivitis which are due to Lomefloxacin susceptible germs and Staphylococcus aureus - induced corneal ulcers.

The recommended dose for Adults and children above 1 year of age is 1 drop into the lower conjunctival sac 2-3 times daily. At the beginning of the treatment applications should be more frequent. The duration of the treatment with Contra? eye drops is 7 to 9 days.

Slight and transient burning immediately after instillation of the eye drops has been reported in 4.7% of users. Although phototoxicity has not been reported after ophthalmic use.

Every plastic dropper bottle contains 5 ml sterile eye drops. Each ml contains Lomefloxacin INN 3 mg.

dosage convenience in bacterial conjunctivitis and blepharitis

  • Provides longer half-life and high degree of tissue distribution
  • Ensures outstanding clinical and microbiological efficacy in acute bacterial conjunctivitis and blepharitis
  • May be used as an alternative treatment after strabismus surgery
  • Convenient daily dosing and well tolerated

Contra Eye Drops Prescribing Information

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