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What is Besifloxacin?besifloxacin

Besifloxacin (INN/USAN) is a fourth-generation fluoroquinolone antibiotic. The marketed compound is besifloxacin hydrochloride. It was developed by SSP Co. Ltd., Japan, and designated SS734. SSP licensed U.S. and European rights to SS734 for ophthalmic use to InSite Vision Incorporated (OTC Pink: INSV) in 2000. InSite Vision developed an eye drop formulation (ISV-403) and conducted preliminary clinical trials before selling the product and all rights to Bausch & Lomb in 2003.

The eye drop was approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on May 29, 2009, and marketed under the trade name Besivance.

How does Besifloxacin work?

Besifloxacin ophthalmic is used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis (pinkeye; infection of the membrane that covers the outside of the eyeballs and the inside of the eyelids). Besifloxacin is in a class of medications called fluoroquinolones. It works by killing the bacteria that cause infection.

Besifloxacin Side effects:

Besivance (besifloxacin) Ophthalmic Suspension is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections of the eyes. Common side effects of Besivance include:

• temporary eye redness/itching/pain/irritation
• temporary blurred vision
• headache

Tell your doctor if you have serious side effects of Besivance including:

• drainage or crusting of your eye
• severe eye irritation after using the eye drops
• feeling like there is something in your eye
• severe eye redness or swelling
• fever or any signs of a new infection

The recommended dose of Besivance is one drop instilled in the affected eye(s) 3 times a day, four to twelve hours apart for 7 days. It is not likely other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on Besivance used in the eyes. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, during pregnancy, Besivance should be used only when prescribed. It is unknown if this medication passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Our Besivance (besifloxacin) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

Precautions Before Using Besifloxacin:

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. 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 when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

It is not known whether this medication passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.


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