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Apbidin TM Eye Drop

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Overview

Introduction

Apbidin TM Eye Drop is a combination of two medicines. It is used to treat ocular hypertension (pressure in the eye) and glaucoma.

Apbidin TM Eye Drop is to be taken in the prescribed dose and duration. Do not use it more than the recommended dose. The medicine should not be stopped suddenly without doctor's consultation.

It is generally safe, but it may sometimes cause irritation, tingling sensation, discomfort, and pain in the eyes. These effects are mild and go away in some time. However, if these effects persist, you should consult the doctor immediately.

Uses of Apbidin TM Eye Drop

Side effects of Apbidin TM Eye Drop

Common
  • Itching
  • Stinging sensation
  • Foreign body sensation
  • Burning sensation in eye
  • Eye redness
  • Blurred vision
  • Tiredness
  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth

How to use Apbidin TM Eye Drop

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 Apbidin TM Eye Drop works

Apbidin TM Eye Drop is a combination of two medicines: Timolol and Brimonidine. Timolol is a beta blocker while Brimonidine is a sympathomimetic. They work by decreasing the production of aqueous humor (fluid in the eye), thereby lowering the increased eye pressure.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Apbidin TM Eye Drop 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
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Apbidin TM Eye Drop is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
To reduce the amount of Apbidin TM Eye Drop that reaches the breastmilk, place pressure over the corner of the eye for 1 minute or more, then remove the excess solution with an absorbent tissue.
Driving
UNSAFE
Apbidin TM Eye Drop may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Apbidin TM Eye Drop may cause blurred or abnormal vision. This effect may seem worse at night or in reduced lighting and this may affect the ability to drive.
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

Quick Tips

  • Apbidin TM Eye Drop is a combination of two medicines that lowers high pressure in the eye and reduces the risk of vision loss.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after instilling the drop.
  • If you wear soft contact lenses, remove them before putting in these eye drops and wait at least 15 minutes before putting your lenses back in.
  • Do not touch the tip of the dropper to any surface, or to your eye, to avoid contaminating the eye drops.
  • 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.
  • It may cause temporary burning or itching sensation in the eye. Inform your doctor if this does not go away.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

Patient Concerns

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Doctor advised for medication for glaucoma suspect only because eye pressure is 22 but all other tests are normal.medicine , 9 pm drops is prescribed. Please advice
Dr. Vishal Arora
Eye Specialist
Ocular hypertension can lead to glaucoma eventually. Continue the drops
I am looking for I kul plus eye drop but i am not able to get in Banglore suggest Me some eye drop for that my eyes become red so remove that redness I want this dropOne of chemist suggest me tears plus drop is this substitute of I kul plus please give on eye drop name for I become red now my I become red as bloodThese are my right eye prescription but after using these drop my eyes is still red so normally I was using I kul plus but now it's not in supply can please give me any substitute for that
Dr. Richa Jain
Eye Specialist
Seems u r having glaucoma. Using these drops may a Also cause redness. Or raised iOp can also cause it. Again go for eye checkup by
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FAQs

Q. How to use Apbidin TM?

Wash your hands before applying Apbidin TM to avoid contamination, and do not touch the tip of the dropper. If you wear contact lenses, remove them before using Apbidin TM. For applying Apbidin TM, tilt your head back, look up, and pull down the lower eyelid to make a pouch and then put the drops in the pouch.

Q. Can Apbidin TM be stopped when symptoms are relieved?

No, Apbidin TM should be continued as advised by the doctor. If any problems are experienced due to the use of Apbidin TM, consult the doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. Can the use of Apbidin TM cause blurry vision?

Apbidin TM can blur your eyes for a short period of time. Avoid driving or operating machinery just after using Apbidin TM.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Apbidin TM?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. What are the contraindications associated with the use of Apbidin TM?

Apbidin TM should not be used by patients who are hypersensitive to Timolol, Brimonidine or any of its constituents. This medicine should be avoided in patients who have airway disease, lung disease or heart disease. This medicine should not be used in children who are 2 years old or younger.

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References
  1. Mayo Clinic. Timolol + Brimonidine. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Medscape. Timolol+Brimonidine. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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