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Acuvail Ophthalmic Solution 0.4ml Each


Overview

Introduction

Acuvail Ophthalmic Solution 0.4ml Each is a pain relieving medicine. It helps to treat various conditions of the eye such as seasonal allergies, post operative pain and inflammation. This is used for short term treatment only.

Acuvail Ophthalmic Solution 0.4ml Each should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. You must wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water to avoid contamination. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. The dropper tip should not come in direct contact with the affected area as there are chances of infection. Wipe off extra liquid. Please consult your doctor if your symptoms do not get better.

This medicine is generally safe to use with minimal side effects. However, burning sensation and eye discomfort might be seen as side effects in some patients. It is potentially unsafe to be used in pregnancy and nursing mothers.

Uses of Acuvail Ophthalmic Solution

  • Post-operative eye pain and inflammation

Side effects of Acuvail Ophthalmic Solution

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Acuvail

  • Eye irritation
  • Eye pain
  • Superficial keratitis
  • Eye infection
  • Eye inflammation
  • Uveitis
  • Increased intraocular pressure
  • Blurred vision

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Eye irritation and Eye inflammation
    Try placing a warm or cold pack over your closed eyes. Putting a chilled black tea bag over your eyes may also help. Remove eye and face make-up before going to bed and wash your face and eyes regularly. Rinse your eyelids gently and pat dry with a clean, dry towel. Do not rub your eyes. Raise your head at night to reduce fluid retention. If your condition does not improve, talk to your doctor. There may be medicines available depending on the cause of the inflammation.
  • Coping with Eye pain
    Make sure you are using the correct amount of this medicine. Do not use too much and do not use it too often. If the symptoms are bad, there may be an alternative medicine, so talk to your doctor. Do not use other eye drops to ease the discomfort without talking to your doctor. To relieve discomfort, try placing a cold compress over your closed eyes few times a day. Try not to touch or rub your eyes. Wear sunglasses when you are outside. Drink enough water to stay hydrated. Do not keep looking at your phone, computer or television screen for long hours.
  • Coping with Blurred vision
    You can consider washing your eyes with water. Avoid driving or using tools or machines if your vision is impaired. Do not take your next dose if your vision is still blurry. If it gets worse or does not improve, ask your doctor to recommend eye drops or talk about changing your medications.

How to use Acuvail Ophthalmic Solution

This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Acuvail Ophthalmic Solution works

Acuvail Ophthalmic Solution 0.4ml Each is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Acuvail Ophthalmic Solution 0.4ml Each may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
UNSAFE
Acuvail Ophthalmic Solution 0.4ml Each is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Acuvail Ophthalmic Solution 0.4ml Each may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Acetic acid Derivatives
Habit Forming
No

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FAQs

Q. Is Acuvail an antibiotic or steroid?

No, Acuvail is neither an antibiotic nor a steroid. It belongs to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) group of medicines. It is used to relieve moderate to severe pain and inflammation.

Q. Is Acuvail a good painkiller?

Acuvail is effective in relieving pain and inflammation. It is used to provide relief from various sorts of pain, such as sprains, strains and other injuries. It is also helpful in the treatment of different types of arthritis and gout. Along with that, it can be used to reduce pain and inflammation which follows after a surgery.

Q. Is Acuvail safe?

Acuvail is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Acuvail?

If you forget a dose of Acuvail, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next scheduled dose in the prescribed time. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one as this may increase the chances of developing side effects.

Q. Is Acuvail effective?

Acuvail is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Acuvail too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. What are the side effects of Acuvail?

Some common side effects associated with Acuvail include vomiting, stomach pain, nausea and indigestion. However, these side effects are usually not bothersome and resolve in some time. If they persist for a longer duration or worry you, consult your doctor.

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1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.

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