Decol N 0.5%/0.1% Eye Drop

Prescription Required

Introduction

Decol N 0.5%/0.1% Eye Drop is a medicine used to treat bacterial eye infections. It kills and prevents the growth of infection-causing bacteria. This way it relieves the symptoms and speeds up the healing process.

Decol N 0.5%/0.1% Eye Drop is to be used only in the affected eye. Read the label carefully for instruction before you use the medicine. Use it in the exact dose and duration as advised by the doctor or as instructed in the label. Wash your hands before using this medicine. Complete your dose even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may bring back the infection.

Use of this medicine may cause burning, irritation, itching, and redness at the site of application. These are usually temporary and resolve with time. However, if they persist or get worse, inform your doctor. In case of accidental contact with your ears, nose, or mouth, immediately rinse it with water.

Inform your doctor if you have a known allergy to any of the ingredients in this medicine or if you are taking any other medication. It is advised not to drive or operate heavy machinery immediately after using this medicine as it may cause temporary blurring of vision and may affect your ability to drive.

Uses of Decol N Eye Drop

  • Treatment of Bacterial eye infections

Benefits of Decol N Eye Drop

In Treatment of Bacterial eye infections

Decol N 0.5%/0.1% Eye Drop is used to treat bacterial infection of the eyes such as conjunctivitis or pink eye. It stops the growth of bacteria causing infection and helps relieve pain, swelling, redness, itching or irritation in the eyes. Use it 2-3 times a day for atleast a week or as prescribed by the doctor. Your symptoms might improve after using Decol N 0.5%/0.1% Eye Drop. However, make sure to complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.

Side effects of Decol N Eye Drop

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 Decol N

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
  • Blurred vision

How to use Decol N Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only. Use 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 the extra liquid.

How Decol N Eye Drop works

Decol N 0.5%/0.1% Eye Drop is a combination of two medicines: Neomycin and Dexamethasone. Neomycin is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth in the eye by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Dexamethasone is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the eye red, swollen and itchy.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Decol N 0.5%/0.1% Eye Drop during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Decol N 0.5%/0.1% Eye Drop during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Decol N 0.5%/0.1% Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Decol N Eye Drop?

If you miss a dose of Decol N 0.5%/0.1% Eye Drop, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Decol N 0.5%/0.1% Eye Drop
₹8.05/Eye Drop
Deximon N 0.5%/0.1% Eye Drop
Entod Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹8.95/eye drop
11% costlier
Biodexone N Eye Drop
Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries
₹9.37/eye drop
16% costlier
Opthodex N Eye Drop
Optho Remedies Pvt Ltd
₹9.75/eye drop
21% costlier

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL OTOLOGICALS

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References

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Manufacturer/Marketer address

Chinubhai Centre, Off. Nehru Bridge, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380009. Gujarat. India.
MRP
8.05
Inclusive of all taxes
5 ml in 1 bottle
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