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Atrocin Eye Ointment

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Overview

Uses of Atrocin Eye Ointment

Atrocin Eye Ointment is used in the treatment of uveitis.

Atrocin Eye Ointment side effects

Common
  • Itching
  • Irritation
  • Stinging sensation
  • Blurred vision
  • Eye redness
  • Dryness in mouth

How to use Atrocin Eye Ointment

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 tube close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the tube and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid.

How Atrocin Eye Ointment works

Atrocin Eye Ointment is a combination of two medicines: Atropine and Tetracycline. Atropine is an anticholinergic medicine which works by making the pupil of your eye larger and relax the muscles in your eye. Tetracycline is an antibiotic which stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Atrocin Eye Ointment related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Atrocin Eye Ointment 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
Atrocin Eye Ointment is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Use of Atrocin Eye Ointment is not harmful in short-term because milk levels are low. Prolonged or repeated use may cause staining of babies dental enamel or bone deposition of Atrocin Eye Ointment.
Driving
Atrocin Eye Ointment may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. 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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Atrocin

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I AM SUFFERING FROM UVEITIS FROM LAST 2 YEARS PL SUGEST ME THE DOCTOR DELHI NCR
Dr. Richa Jain
Eye Specialist
Eye 7 Centre for sight Shroff eye hospital
Opthamalogist has diagnosed it as uveitis. I m having pain n redness in right eye. When paining the eye is photosensitive.This problem started since last saturday n treatment ws started on wednesday since pain started that dayMedicines prescribed are diamox 250, ciplox 250 twice a day. And tropicacyl plus thrice a day n gatilox dm every hourBut as per doctor, the iris is still touching d front part of eye though there is no pain currentlyWen will de respond
Dr. Richa Jain
Eye Specialist
Take treatment properly. Treatment is of long duration
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FAQs

Q. How long does Atrocin take to work?

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

Q. Can I stop taking Atrocin when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Atrocin and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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