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Ear Infection

Swimmer’s ear or middle ear infection with tubes caused by certain bacteria

CIPRODEX® (ciprofloxacin 0.3% and dexamethasone 0.1%)
Sterile Otic Suspension

CIPRODEX is a registered trademark of Bayer Intellectual Property GmbH, licensed to Alcon by Bayer Intellectual Property GmbH.

Eye Infection

Bacterial eye infection caused by certain bacteria, a common type of pink eye

VIGAMOX® (moxifloxacin
HCI ophthalmic solution) 0.5% as base

Licensed to Alcon by Bayer Intellectual Property GmbH.

Eye Allergy

Eye allergy itch relief

PAZEO® (olopatadine
hydrochloride ophthalmic solution) 0.7%

Olopatadine is licensed from Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd. Japan.

Ear Infection

Swimmer’s ear or middle ear infection with tubes caused by certain bacteria

CIPRODEX® (ciprofloxacin 0.3% and dexamethasone 0.1%) Sterile Otic Suspension

CIPRODEX is a registered trademark of Bayer Intellectual Property GmbH, licensed to Alcon by Bayer Intellectual Property GmbH.

Eye Infection

Bacterial eye infection caused by certain bacteria, a common type of pink eye

VIGAMOX® (moxifloxacin HCI ophthalmic solution) 0.5% as base

Licensed to Alcon by Bayer Pharma AG.

Eye Allergy

Eye allergy itch relief

PAZEO® (olopatadine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution) 0.7%

Olopatadine is licensed from Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd. Japan.

Important Information about CIPRODEX® (ciprofloxacin 0.3% and dexamethasone 0.1%) sterile otic suspension

What is CIPRODEX® Otic?

CIPRODEX® Otic is a prescription ear drop used to treat certain types of infections caused by certain germs called bacteria:

  • middle ear infection (known as acute otitis media) in children at least 6 months of age who have a tube in their eardrum known as a tympanostomy tube.
  • Outer ear canal infection (known as acute otitis externa) in adults and in children at least 6 months of age. It is not known if CIPRODEX® Otic is safe and effective in children under 6 months of age.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Who Should NOT Use CIPRODEX® Otic?

Do not use CIPRODEX® Otic if you:

  • are allergic to ciprofloxacin (the active ingredient in CIPRODEX® Otic), other quinolone antibiotics, or any of the ingredients in CIPRODEX® Otic. See the Patient Information leaflet in the full prescribing information for a complete list of ingredients.
  • have an outer ear canal infection caused by certain viruses including the herpes simplex virus.
  • have an ear infection caused by a fungus.

What should I tell my doctor before using CIPRODEX® Otic?

Tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including if you:

  • are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. It is not known if CIPRODEX® Otic will harm your unborn baby.
  • are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed. CIPRODEX® Otic can pass into your breast milk and may harm your baby.You and your doctor should decide if you will use CIPRODEX® Otic or breastfeed. You should not do both.
    Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over‐the‐counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

How should I use CIPRODEX® Otic?

  • Read the detailed Instructions for Use that come with CIPRODEX® Otic.
  • Use CIPRODEX® Otic exactly as your doctor tells you to.
  • CIPRODEX® Otic is for use in the ear only. Do not inject CIPRODEX® Otic or use CIPRODEX® Otic in the eye.
  • Apply 4 drops of CIPRODEX® Otic into the affected ear 2 times a day for 7 days.
  • Do not stop using CIPRODEX® Otic unless your doctor tells you to, even if your symptoms improve. If your symptoms do not improve after 7 days of treatment with CIPRODEX® Otic, call your doctor.
  • Call your doctor right away if:
    • you have fluid that continues to drain from your ear after you have finished your treatment with CIPRODEX® Otic.
    • you have fluid that drains from your ear 2 or more times within 6 months after you stop treatment with CIPRODEX® Otic.

What are the possible side effects of CIPRODEX® Otic?

CIPRODEX® Otic may cause serious side effects, including:

  • allergic reactions. Stop using CIPRODEX® Otic and call your doctor if you have any of the following signs or symptoms of an allergic reaction:
    • hives
    • trouble breathing
    • swelling of your face, lips, mouth, or tongue
    • rash
    • itching
    • dizziness, fast heartbeat, or pounding in your chest

The most common side effects of CIPRODEX® Otic include ear discomfort, ear pain, and ear itching. These are not all the possible side effects of CIPRODEX® Otic. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.


You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Keep CIPRODEX® Otic and all medicines out of the reach of children.


For additional information on CIPRODEX® Otic, please click here for full Prescribing Information.

Important information about VIGAMOX® (moxifloxacin HCI ophthalmic solution) 0.5% as base

What is VIGAMOX® Solution?

VIGAMOX® Solution is an antibiotic eye drop used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis, (eye infection) caused by susceptible bacteria. VIGAMOX® Solution is available by prescription only.
The recommended dose of VIGAMOX® Solution for patients 1 year of age and older is 1 drop in the affected eye(s) 3 times a day for 7 days.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Who should not use VIGAMOX® Solution?

Do not use VIGAMOX® Solution if you are allergic to moxifloxacin, the active ingredient of VIGAMOX® Solution, or medications in the same antibiotic class (quinolone antibiotics), or to any component in VIGAMOX® Solution.

What should I tell my healthcare provider before using VIGAMOX® Solution?

  • Tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including:
    • Any allergies, especially to quinolone antibiotics or any of the ingredients in VIGAMOX® Solution
    • If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or nursing
  • Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines
  • Tell your healthcare provider if you wear contact lenses. Contact lenses should not be worn in you have eye redness or other signs and symptoms of bacterial conjunctivitis.

What are the most common side effects of VIGAMOX® Solution?

The most common side effects of the eye reported with the use of VIGAMOX® Solution are eye inflammation, decreased vision, dry eye, eye discomfort, eye redness, eye pain, eye itching, and watery eyes. These side effects have occurred in approximately 1-6% of patients.

What are other possible side effects of VIGAMOX® Solution?

  • Severe allergic reactions have been reported with other uses of moxifloxacin, the active ingredient of VIGAMOX® Solution. If a rash or allergic reaction to VIGAMOX® Solution occurs, immediately discontinue use and contact a doctor.
  • Do not use VIGAMOX® Solution for longer than instructed by your doctor. Prolonged use may result in overgrowth of some organisms that are not susceptible to VIGAMOX® Solution.
  • These are not all of the possible side effects of VIGAMOX® Solution. For more information about side effects, see the full Prescribing Information and speak with your healthcare provider or pharmacist.

What other information should I know while using VIGAMOX® Solution?

  • VIGAMOX® Solution is for topical eye use only and should not be injected or swallowed.
  • Do not wear contact lenses if you are experiencing eye redness or other signs or symptoms of bacterial conjunctivitis.
  • To prevent contamination of the dropper tip and solution, avoid touching the dropper tip to any surface.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

For additional information on VIGAMOX® Solution, please click here for full Prescribing Information.

Important information about PAZEO® (olopatadine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution) 0.7%

What is PAZEO® Solution?

PAZEO® Solution is a prescription medicine used to treat eye itching associated with eye allergies. The recommended dosage is to put one drop in each affected eye once a day.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Do not touch dropper tip to eyelids or surrounding areas. Touching may contaminate the dropper tip and PAZEO® Solution. Keep the bottle tightly closed when it is not in use.

Do not wear contact lenses if your eyes are red. PAZEO® Solution should not be used to treat contact lens-related irritation. Always remove your contact lenses before administering PAZEO® Solution.

PAZEO® Solution contains the preservative benzalkonium chloride (BAK). BAK may be absorbed by soft contact lenses. If you wear soft contacts, you should wait at least five minutes after administering PAZEO® Solution before inserting your contacts.

In a clinical study with PAZEO® Solution, the most common side effects occurred in approximately 2% to 5% of patients. These side effects were blurred vision, dry eye, superficial punctate keratitis (a type of inflammation of the front part of the eye), impaired taste, and abnormal sensation in the eye.

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

For additional information on PAZEO® Solution, please click here for full Prescribing Information.

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