Appatoba Eye Drop


Overview

Uses of Appatoba Eye Drop

Appatoba Eye Drop is used in the treatment of bacterial eye infections.

Appatoba Eye Drop side effects

Common
  • Eye irritation
  • Burning sensation

How to use Appatoba 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 Appatoba Eye Drop works

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

Appatoba Eye Drop related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Appatoba Eye Drop is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Appatoba Eye Drop is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Appatoba Eye Drop does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Appatoba Eye Drop?

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

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Appatoba Eye Drop to treat bacterial infections of the eye. 
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. 
  • Appatoba Eye Drop may cause damage to cornea on long-term use. 
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop. 
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution. 
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer. 
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Appatoba with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Zidohope
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Albapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Alendrate, Alenost, Aldrofos
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Torsevent
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Durapen
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tenvir AF
SERIOUS
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Heptavir
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Hospicin B
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vistovanc
SERIOUS

FAQs

Q. How long does Appatoba takes to work?

Usually, Appatoba starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. What if I don't get better after using Appatoba?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Your doctor may increase the dose of Appatoba or switch you to an alternate option, which may work for you. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Appatoba if I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Appatoba and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
20,SBI Officers' colony, First Street, Arumbakkam, Chennai (Madras) - 600 106, Tamil Nadu, INDIA
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