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CORTECYCLINE EYE OINTMENT

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MRP: Rs. 9.40 for 1 tube(s) (3 GM eye ointment each)
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Composition for CORTECYCLINE

Tetracycline(1% w/w),Hydrocortisone(1% w/w)

food interaction for CORTECYCLINE

alcohol interaction for CORTECYCLINE

pregnancy interaction for CORTECYCLINE

lactation interaction for CORTECYCLINE

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Cortecycline 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Cortecycline eye ointment is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for CORTECYCLINE

Tetracycline(1% w/w)

Uses

Tetracycline is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Tetracycline is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Common side effects

Changes in skin color, Dark colored urine, Diarrhoea, Headache, Rectal itching, Skin redness, Sore mouth, Stomach upset, Tooth discolouration, Vaginal itching, Yellow discoloration of skin, Yellow discoloration of eye
Hydrocortisone(1% w/w)

Uses

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

How it 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. 

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Acne, Allergic skin rash, Anxiety, Blue colour of skin, Purple colour of skin, Depression, Easy bruise, Eye pain, Fragile skin, Dizziness, Headache, Increased hair growth, Increased sweating, Insomnia, Irregular menstrual cycle, Mood changes, Muscle pain, Skin redness, Vision disorder, Weakness

Common Dosage for CORTECYCLINE EYE OINTMENT

Patients taking CORTECYCLINE EYE OINTMENT

  • 75%
    Once A Day
  • 25%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for CORTECYCLINE

No substitutes found

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Expert advice for CORTECYCLINE

  • Caution is advised while taking tetracycline if you are sensitive to light; suffer from myasthenia gravis (neuromuscular disease characterized by very weak muscles and unusual tiredness), liver and kidney disorder.
  • Do not take tetracycline with milk, milk containing product or food derived from milk.
  • Do not take iron and calcium supplements, antacids, or laxatives within 2 hours before or after taking tetracycline. 
  • Avoid exposure to sunlight as tetracyclines may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight.
  • Inform your doctor if you have intolerance to sucrose or lactose.

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Content on this page was last updated on 28 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)