Contra Eye Drops
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