Aminogen Eye Drop

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Introduction

Aminogen Eye Drop is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections of the eye (eg. conjunctivitis) and the eyelids (eg. blepharitis). It may also help to prevent an infection after an eye injury or surgery.

Aminogen Eye Drop stops the growth of bacteria and thereby helps to cure the underlying infection. Follow your doctor’s instructions precisely for administering this medicine in the eye. Wait for at least 5 minutes before applying any other eye medication. It should be used regularly at evenly spaced time intervals as prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

It is a broad-spectrum type of antibiotic effective in killing many types of bacteria. However, it will not work for other types of eye infections (e.g. viral) and therefore, should only be used if prescribed by your doctor. Unnecessary use of any antibiotic can lead to a decrease in its effectiveness in the future.

Common side effects seen with this medicine include temporary eye irritation and burning sensation after administration. Consult your doctor if these side effects persist or if your condition worsens. It may cause some short-term blurring of vision when first used. Therefore, do not drive immediately after administering this medicine. Contact lens should not be worn while you are using this medicine or while you have the bacterial eye infection.

Uses of Aminogen Eye Drop

  • Bacterial eye infections

Benefits of Aminogen Eye Drop

In Bacterial eye infections

Aminogen Eye Drop is an antibiotic medicine. It works by stopping the growth of the bacteria that is causing the infection. It helps relieve symptoms such as pain, redness, itching or soreness caused due to eye infections.
The dose and duration of treatment will be decided by your doctor based on your condition. Make sure you complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.

Side effects of Aminogen Eye Drop

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 Aminogen

  • Application site irritation
  • Burning sensation

How to use Aminogen Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only. Use 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 the extra liquid.

How Aminogen Eye Drop works

Aminogen Eye Drop is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth in the eye by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. This treats your eye infection.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Aminogen Eye Drop is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Aminogen Eye Drop is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Aminogen Eye Drop may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Aminogen Eye Drop?

If you miss a dose of Aminogen Eye Drop, please consult your doctor.

Alternate brands

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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed Aminogen Eye Drop for the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Do not touch the tip to any surface, or to your eye, to avoid contamination.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • It may cause short term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines.
  • Do not wear contact lenses until your infection clears up.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Aminoglycosides
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL
Action Class
Aminoglycosides

Interaction with drugs

Taking Aminogen with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Hospicin B
SERIOUS

Patient concerns

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I've corneal ulcer for more than 1 and half month. My Doctor has advice me to take 4 drops Glucomol, topin, zymaxid, aminogen but the improvement is so slow. The white spot in my eye is still the same. What will i do to make my ulcer recover faster?
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
Send pic of your prescription please
Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
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FAQs

Q. Is Aminogen Eye Drop effective?

Aminogen Eye Drop 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 Aminogen Eye Drop too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. I feel better now, can I stop using Aminogen Eye Drop?

No, you should not stop using Aminogen Eye Drop suddenly without talking to your doctor. This is because your symptoms may worsen and your infection may return. You may experience improvement in your symptoms before the infection is completely cleared. Therefore, it is advised to continue your treatment for the prescribed duration to ensure better results. Stopping the medication too early could allow the spread of the infection and hence prevent complete healing.

Q. In which conditions is the use of Aminogen Eye Drop avoided?

Use of Aminogen Eye Drop should be avoided in patients who are allergic to Aminogen Eye Drop or any of its components. However, if you are not aware of any allergy or if you are using Aminogen Eye Drop for the first time, consult your doctor.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Aminogen Eye Drop?

Keep Aminogen Eye Drop in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose the unused medicine. Keep it away from children and other people to avoid any misuse.

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References

  1. MacDougall C, Chambers HF. Aminoglycosides. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 1516-17.
  2. Chambers HF, Deck DH. Aminoglycosides & Spectinomycin. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. p. 812.
  3. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. p. 51.

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548 , Udai Marg , Tilak Nagar , Jaipur-302004 (Rajasthan)
Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: February, 2022

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