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Dabfit Eye Drop

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Dabfit Eye Drop belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. It is used in the treatment of itching asssociated with inflammation in the eyes (redness and swelling) caused due to allergy.

Follow your doctor’s instructions precisely for administering Dabfit Eye Drop in the eye. It should be used regularly at evenly spaced time intervals as prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to returning or worsening.

Commonly seen side effects seen with this medicine include mild taste, eye irritation, headache, and nasopharyngitis. Consult your doctor if these side effects persist or if your condition worsens. It may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use, so not drive until your vision is clear.

Uses of Dabfit Ophthalmic Solution

Benefits of Dabfit Ophthalmic Solution

In Allergic eye disease

Dabfit Eye Drop helps relieve symptoms of allergic eye disease such as redness, swelling, itching, and watering of eyes. This medicine works by decreasing the production of certain chemicals that cause inflammation of the eyes. This will make it easier for you to go about your daily activities. Use it as prescribed to get the most benefit. If you see no improvement even after 2 weeks, talk to your doctor.

Side effects of Dabfit Ophthalmic Solution

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Dabfit

  • Taste change
  • Eye irritation
  • Headache
  • Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages)

How to use Dabfit Ophthalmic Solution

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 Dabfit Ophthalmic Solution works

Dabfit Eye Drop is an antihistaminic medication. It treats allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger (histamine) in the body.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dabfit Eye Drop is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dabfit 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.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Dabfit Eye Drop alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Dabfit Ophthalmic Solution?

If you miss a dose of Dabfit Eye Drop, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Dabfit Eye Drop
₹37.6/ml of Ophthalmic Solution
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save 5%
Bepotime Eye Drop
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₹36/ml of Ophthalmic Solution
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Betoact Eye Drops
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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Dabfit Eye Drop to treat inflammation (redness and swelling) due to allergies of the eye. 
  • It treats short-term or sudden allergic reactions in the eye. 
  • 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Benzylethers Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Dabfit with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Aprepit, Aprepep, Fos-Aprepitant
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Fosup, Artepitant, Fosaran
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Zuvair
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

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My i lids have swolen due to some alergy. What medecin i should take and can i do ice massage on it
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
zymar 0.3%eye drop 2drops in each eye 3 times a day , it contain gatifloxacin, if u allergic to it donot take
Itching occur in eye. And water comes from the eye .most part of the eye colour change in red
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
It cud be allergic. Use eye drop acupat twice daily. If not improved better get examined
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FAQs

Q. What is Dabfit Eye Drop? What is it used for?

Dabfit Eye Drop belongs to the class of medicines known as H1 antihistamines. It is used to prevent and treat symptoms of eye allergies such as itching, redness, irritation or burning sensation.

Q. Is Dabfit Eye Drop safe?

Dabfit Eye Drop is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if you experience any bothersome side effects.

Q. What should I know before using Dabfit Eye Drop?

Before using Dabfit Eye Drop, you should tell your doctor if you are allergic to Dabfit Eye Drop or any of its ingredients to avoid any allergic reactions. Let your doctor know if you have or ever had any problems related with your eyes. Inform your doctor about all the other medicines you are taking because they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. Also, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding to prevent any harmful effects on the baby. Do not use this medicine to treat irritation caused by wearing contact lenses. Avoid wearing contact lenses while using Dabfit Eye Drop as it may cause discoloration of the soft lenses.

Q. How does Dabfit Eye Drop work?

Dabfit Eye Drop works by blocking the release of histamine which is a naturally occuring substance in our body. Histamine is responsible for producing symptoms of allergies such as itching, watery eyes, redness and irritation in the eyes.

Q. What other precautions should I take while using Dabfit Eye Drop?

If you wear soft contact lenses, remove them before using Dabfit Eye Drop and wait at least 15 minutes before putting your lenses back in. Do not touch the tip to any surface or your eye to avoid contamination.

Q. Is Dabfit Eye Drop effective?

Dabfit Eye Drop is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Dabfit Eye Drop too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

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Alembic Road, Vadodara - 390 003, Gujarat,INDIA
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: March, 2022

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