APROCIN Eye drops

Therapeutic Class



Aprocin Sterile Eye Drops is highly effective in the treatment of corneal ulcers and conjunctivitis caused by susceptible strains of microorganisms. It is also indicated in the treatment of keratitis, kerato-conjunctivitis, blepharitis, blepharo-conjunctivitis, acute meibomianitis, dacryocystitis, and prophylaxis of ocular infections due to Neisseria gonorrhoea or Chlamydia trachomatis, prevention of ocular infections after removal of a corneal or physical agent or before and after ocular surgery.

Chemical Composition

Each ml contains Ciprofloxacin HCl USP equivalent to Ciprofloxacin 3.0 mg.


Each LDPE dropper bottle contains 10 ml sterile eye drops.

Dosage & Administration

ye drops: Corneal ulcer: On the first day, instill 1 drop in the affected eye every 15 minutes for the first 6 hours and then 1 drop into the affected eye every 30 minutes for the remainder of the day. On the second day, instill 1 drop in the affected eye hourly. On the third through the fourteenth day, instill 1 drop in the affected eye every four hours. If the patients needed to be treated for more than 14 days, physician should be consulted for opinion but for either indication a maximum duration of 21 days is recommended. Superficial ocular infection/conjunctivitis: The usual dose is 1 drop into the conjunctival sac of the affected eye every 2 hours while awake for two days and 1 drop every four hours while awake for the next five days.


Hypersensitivity to quinolones or any component of this product.

Side Effects

Local burning or discomfort, itching, foreign body sensation, crystalline precipitates, lid margin crusting, conjunctival hyperemia and a bad taste following administration. Photophobia and nausea may be reported

Drug Interaction

Specific drug interaction studies have not been observed with ophthalmic Ciprofloxacin