Catarnil Drop

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10 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Catarnil Drop

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Uses of Hydrocortisone

Hydrocortisone is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders, cancer, skin disorders and eye disorders.
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Side effects of Hydrocortisone

Common

Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Increased risk of infection, Bone degradation, Skin scar, Behavioural changes, Altered bone growth, Increased blood pressure, Muscle disorders, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract.

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How to use Hydrocortisone

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a marked dropper and take it as directed.

How Catarnil Drop works

Hydrocortisone belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids. It prevents and treats the allergic and inflammatory reactions by decreasing the number of blood cells that cause inflammation and allergy. .
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Uses of Naphazoline

Naphazoline is used in eye Irritation
It soothes eyes which have been irritated by dusty atmospheres, wind, swimming, smoke, air pollutants, or close work such as reading and computer use.
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Side effects of Naphazoline

Common

Dilatation of pupil.

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How to use Naphazoline

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a marked dropper and take it as directed.

How Catarnil Drop works

Naphazoline narrows the blood vessels in the eye, thereby reducing redness and swelling.

In Depth Information on Catarnil Drop

Expert advice for Hydrocortisone

Do not use these medicine: 
  • if you are allergic to hydrocortisone or any of the other ingredients in this medicine.
  • on broken or infected skin.
  • on the face or near your eyes.
  • on the anal or genital areas.
  • if you are pregnant.
Do not apply plasters or dressings over the cream. Do not use on children under 10 years, unless your doctor tells you to. Do not use for a duration more than that is prescribed by your doctor, especially in children. Do consult your doctor, if the skin condition does not improve after application at prescribed dose and duration. The injection can  may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely.The injection may mask signs of infection or put you at greater risk of developing very serious infections. Report to your doctor any injuries or signs of infection (e.g., persistent sore throat/cough/fever, pain during urination, muscle aches) that occur while using this medication or within 12 months after stopping it.

Expert advice for Naphazoline

• Seek medical advice if the symptoms persist or worsen after 3 days of treatment. • Avoid prolonged use of medication as it may affect normal mucosal layer of nose and can cause loss of sensation of smell.  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience chest pain, fast/ irregular heart beat; severe headache, sweating, blurred vision, ringing in ears, anxiety, confusion, or breathlessness. • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. • Should not be given to patients allergic to naphazoline nasal or any of its ingredients. • Should not be given to children < 12 years • Should not be given to patients with heart disease, diabetes, depression, disorders related to thyroid glands. • Should not be given to patients with high blood pressure and taking medication for the same.
Warnings
Special precautions for Catarnil Drop
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Catarnil Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Catarnil Drop is probably safe to use during lactation. Lim
ited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Catarnil Drop may cause blurring of your vision for a short
time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Catarni
l Drop in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Catarni
l Drop in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Catarnil Drop

Frequently asked questions for Hydrocortisone

Q. Is hydrocortisone safe?
Hydrocortisone belongs to a class of medications called corticosteroids. Hydrocortisone is safe when used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is hydrocortisone same as cortisone, cort stim, cort s?
Cort s is proprietary (brand) name of hydrocortisone injection. Cortisone is other name of hydrocortisone. Cort stim is contracted (short) form for cortisol stimulation test
Q. Is hydrocortisone good for ringworm, cold sores, haemorrhoids, scars or burns?
No. Hydrocortisone is contraindicated in any condition where the skin is infected or inflamed
Q. Does hydrocortisone help in eczema, acne, hives, dry skin and thrush?
Hydrocortisone relieves the itching associated with eczema and local swelling and itching associated with hives. It should not be used in acne, dry skin and thrush
Q. Can I take ibuprofen, Tylenol or Benadryl with hydrocortisone?
NSAIDs like ibuprofen, Tylenol (acetaminophen), Benadryl (paracetamol, diphenhydramine, and phenylephrine) should not be taken if hydrocortisone is being taken orally. There is however little chance of interaction between hydrocortisone for local application and other drugs which are taken orally. Always follow the advice of the doctor regarding use of hydrocortisone ointment/cream and other medications.
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Frequently asked questions for Naphazoline

Q. Is Naphazoline safe?
Naphazoline is safe if taken at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

Substitutes for Catarnil

No substitutes found for this medicine
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