What are the possible side effects of levofloxacin ophthalmic (Quixin)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- drainage or crusting of your eye;
- severe eye irritation after using the eye drops;
- feeling like there is something in your eye;
- vision problems, increased light sensitivity;
- eye redness or swelling; or
- fever, or any signs of a new infection.
Less serious side effects may...
Read All Potential Side Effects and See Pictures of Quixin »
What are the precautions when taking levofloxacin ophthalmic solution 0.5% (Quixin)?
Before using levofloxacin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other quinolone antibiotics (e.g., ciprofloxacin, norfloxacin); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients (such as preservatives like benzalkonium chloride), which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: other eye problems.
After you apply this drug, your vision may become temporarily blurred or unstable. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires clear vision until you are sure you can perform such activities safely.
During pregnancy, this medication should be used only...
Read All Potential Precautions of Quixin »