Dexapin 1%/0.10% Eye Drop

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Dexapin 1%/0.10% Eye Drop is a prescription medicine that is used for the treatment of inflammation in the eyes (uveitis). It helps in relieving from pain, itching, discomfort, and irritation which are caused due to inflammation. It also helps in relaxing the muscles and blood vessels of the eye.

Dexapin 1%/0.10% Eye Drop is to be used only in the affected eye in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Wash your hands before using this medicine. It is advised to check the label for directions before use. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
Use of this medicine may cause application site reactions such as burning sensation, irritation, itching, and redness in some people. These are usually temporary and resolve on their own. However, if they persist or get worse, let your doctor know. In case of accidental contact with your ears, nose, or mouth, rinse it off with plenty of water.
There is limited information about the safety of this medicine on pregnant or breastfeeding women. To make sure it is safe for you, let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery immediately after using the eye drop as it may cause temporary blurring of vision.

Uses of Dexapin Eye Drop

  • Treatment of Uveitis

Benefits of Dexapin Eye Drop

In Treatment of Uveitis

Uveitis is swelling and redness in the inside of the eyes. It also causes severe pain in the eye and a blurred vision. If left untreated, it can damage the eye tissue, leading to permanent vision loss. Dexapin 1%/0.10% Eye Drop relaxes the muscles in the eye and gives relief from these symptoms. Taking Dexapin 1%/0.10% Eye Drop prevents further tissue damage and improves the eye health. Make sure you visit any eye care specialist for proper treatment. Treatment is important and can prevent serious complications.

Side effects of Dexapin 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 Dexapin

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

How to use Dexapin 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 Dexapin Eye Drop works

Dexapin 1%/0.10% Eye Drop is a combination of three medicines: Atropine and Dexamethasone. Atropine is an anticholinergic medicine which works by making the pupil of your eye larger and relaxing the muscles in your eye. Dexamethasone is a steroid medicine. It blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the eye red, swollen and itchy.

Safety advice

No interaction found/established
Information regarding the use of Dexapin 1%/0.10% Eye Drop during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
Information regarding the use of Dexapin 1%/0.10% Eye Drop during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Dexapin 1%/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.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Dexapin Eye Drop?

If you miss a dose of Dexapin 1%/0.10% 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.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick tips

  • Dexapin 1%/0.10% Eye Drop is used for the treatment of uveitis.
  • You should wash your hands after using the eye drops and great care should be taken to avoid getting the product into the mouth.
  • To avoid contamination, do not touch the dropper tip or let it touch your eye or any other surface.
  • After applying Dexapin 1%/0.10% Eye Drop, close your eyes, and place one finger at the corner of your eye. Apply gentle pressure for 1 to 2 minutes before opening your eyes. This will prevent the medication from draining out. Try not to blink or rub your eye.
  • If you are using any other eye drops or eye ointments, leave 5-10 minutes between applying each one.
  • If you normally wear contact lenses, please wear your spectacles instead until your doctor advises you that it is suitable for you to wear your lenses again.
  • Dexapin 1%/0.10% Eye Drop may cause blurred vision which may last for some time. Make sure you can see clearly again before you drive and before you use tools or machines.

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Patient concerns

Uviitis due to herpes 30days ago
Dr. Richa Jain
Uveitis takes time to cure. Treatment is long
Treatment of ovaries. Already done cataract operation on both the eye. One eye is out of sight. Not ovaries. That is term u vaties according to the doctors of Assam. Some doctors called it scalerties.
Dr. Richa Jain
Uveitis and scleritis are very different diseases. Send pic of your prescription
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Manufacturer/Marketer address

Optho Remedies Pvt.Ltd. 28, MNNIT Industrial Estate, Teliarganj, Allahabad. Uttar Pradesh, India PIN - 211004
Country of origin: India

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