Decolite 0.10% Eye Drop

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

Introduction

Decolite 0.10% Eye Drop belongs to a group of medicines called steroids. It is used in the treatment of eye infections. It reduces the redness and swelling caused by infections, allergies, and injuries. It is sometime used after eye surgery.

Never use Decolite 0.10% Eye Drop if the seal is broken before you use it for the first time. Wash your hands before using it and shake the bottle well before each use. Make sure you remove contact lenses if you wear them and wait for at least 15 minutes before putting them back.

You should not discontinue using the medicine unless your doctor tells you so. Stopping the medication before time may allow the bacteria to continue their growth, which may result in the return of the infection.

It may cause eye irritation, blurred vision, and bitter taste in the mouth. These side effects are usually temporary and resolve with time. If your vision is blurred or you have other changes in sight for a time, do not drive or operate other machines until your vision is clear. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you should consult with your doctor before using this medicine.

Uses of Decolite Eye Drop

Benefits of Decolite Eye Drop

In Eye infection

Decolite 0.10% Eye Drop helps relieve symptoms of eye infections 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 a week, talk to your doctor.

Side effects of Decolite 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 Decolite

  • Eye irritation
  • Blurred vision
  • Bitter taste

How to use Decolite 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 Decolite Eye Drop works

Decolite 0.10% Eye Drop is a steroid. It works by blocking 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
Decolite 0.10% Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Decolite 0.10% 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
UNSAFE
Decolite 0.10% 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

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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Decolite 0.10% Eye Drop to treat redness and swelling (inflammation) of the eye.
  • Do not touch the tip of the dropper to any surface, or to your eye, to avoid contaminating the eye drops.
  • If you wear soft contact lenses, remove them before putting in these eye drops and wait at least 15 minutes before putting your lenses back in.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Glucocorticoids
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
HORMONES
Action Class
Glucocorticoids

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Decolite with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): M Spirin, Asalite, Dilsprin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Samlodon, Amodep, Amleod
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Hospicin B
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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Heavy muddy and lite itching in both eye last 2 month I using algic plus and refresh tears eye drop but no relief kindly advise new Medicine and management
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
U need eye examination to rule out any eye infection or allergy
Diet for viral eye infection Remedies for viral eye infection
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
It will depend on ur symptoms. Consult doctor For proper treatment
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FAQs

Q. What is Decolite 0.10% Eye Drop? What is it used for?

Decolite 0.10% Eye Drop belongs to a group of medicines called steroids, also known as corticosteroids. It is used to relieve symptoms caused due to infection such as swelling, itchiness and redness of the eyes.

Q. Is Decolite 0.10% Eye Drop effective?

Decolite 0.10% 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 Decolite 0.10% Eye Drop too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. I feel better now, can I stop using Decolite 0.10% Eye Drop?

No, you should not stop using Decolite 0.10% Eye Drop suddenly without talking to your doctor. You may feel better and your symptoms may also improve before completing the full course of treatment. Still, it is advised to continue the medication as stopping the medication too early could allow the spread of the infection and hence prevent complete healing.

Q. In which conditions is the use of Decolite 0.10% Eye Drop avoided?

Use of Decolite 0.10% Eye Drop should be avoided in patients who are allergic to Decolite 0.10% Eye Drop or any of its components. However, if you are not aware of any allergy or if you are using Decolite 0.10% Eye Drop for the first time, consult your doctor.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Decolite 0.10% Eye Drop?

Keep Decolite 0.10% Eye Drop in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose off the unused medicine. Keep it away from children and other people to avoid any misuse.

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address

Chinubhai Centre, Off. Nehru Bridge, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380009. Gujarat. India.
MRP
15.53
Inclusive of all taxes
10 ml in 1 packet
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