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Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop

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

Introduction

Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop is a pain-relieving medicine. It is used for treating post-operative eye pain and inflammation.

Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. You must wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water to avoid contamination. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. The dropper tip should not come in direct contact with your eyes or skin as there are chances of infection.

Burning sensation and eye discomfort might be seen as side effects in some patients. You should consult your doctor if these side effects stay for a longer duration. It is potentially unsafe to use this medicine during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. 

Uses of Diconac Eye Drop

  • Post-operative eye pain and inflammation

Benefits of Diconac Eye Drop

In Post-operative eye pain and inflammation

Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop belongs to a group of medicines called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It is used for short term relief of post-operative eye pain, inflammation, and swelling. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that tell us we have pain.

It may be used alone or with other eye drops. Do not use it too often as that can make it less effective. You should only use it in the affected eye and take it regularly as prescribed by your doctor. This will help you to go about your daily activities more easily.

Side effects of Diconac 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 Diconac

  • Eye discomfort
  • Burning eyes

How to use Diconac Eye Drop

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 Diconac Eye Drop works

Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling) in the eye.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Diconac 0.1% 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
Diconac 0.1% 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
Diconac 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

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop
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Quick Tips

  • Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop is used to relieve inflammation, pain and discomfort of the eye following eye surgery or injury.
  • If you wear soft contact lenses, remove them before putting Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop and wait at least 15 minutes before putting your lenses back in.
  • Do not touch the tip to any surface, or to your eye, to avoid contamination.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • It may cause short term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenylacetic acid Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Diconac with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Oxy Triactin, Sioril
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Pyregin, Alpagin, Novalgin RC
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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i want to know which drop i should prefer there is three type of drop of fml DRUGS MATCHING 'FML' FML 0.1% W/V EYE DROP 5 ML eye drop Allergan India Pvt Ltd Rs. 95.83 ADD TO CART FML T EYE DROP 5 ML eye drop Allergan India Pvt Ltd Rs. 124.72 ADD TO CART FML LIQUIFILM 0.1% DROP 5 ML drop Allergan India Pvt Ltd Rs. 95.83 ADD TO CART FML NEO EYE DROP 5 ML eye drop Allergan India Pvt Ltd Rs. 110.21 FML 0.1% W/V EYE DROP 5 ML eye drop
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
U can use fml 0.1 prcnt
I had inflammation of conjunctiva so I was advised to use FLOSOFT eye drop. Now alternative to FLOSOFT what other eye drop can be used??????
Dr. Vishal Arora
Ophthalmology
alternative to flosoft would be FML T both Flosoft and FML T have steroid. Make sure you are using it for the right disease.
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FAQs

Q. What are Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop eye drops used for?

Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop eye drops are used both before and after surgery. It helps to keep the eye open during surgery when being used before surgery. Whereas, after surgery or injury it is used to reduce pain and inflammation. It is also used in seasonal allergic conjunctivitis (hay fever) to reduce symptoms of red, itchy and runny eyes.

Q. Is Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop effective?

Diconac 0.1% 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 Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. In which conditions is the use of Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop avoided?

Use of Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop should be avoided in patients who are allergic to Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop or any of its components. However, if you are not aware of any allergy or if you are using Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop for the first time, consult your doctor.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop?

Keep Diconac 0.1% 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.

Q. Does Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop make you drowsy?

Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop can cause drowsiness and also dizziness, fatigue (tiredness) and visual disturbances. However, it is not very common and may not affect everyone. If you experience these symptoms avoid driving or operating heavy machinery.

Q. Can Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop be taken during pregnancy?

You should not take Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop during the last 3 months of pregnancy as it may cause harmful effects on your baby. Use of Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop can also lead to reduced labor (premature delivery). Hence, it is advised to avoid using Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop during the first 6 months of pregnancy also. In some cases, Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop may be prescribed in pregnant women only if the benefits outweigh the risks involved with its use in pregnant women. If not sure, consult your doctor regarding its use.

Q. Is Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop safe?

Diconac 0.1% 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 any of the side effects bother you.

Q. Does Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop get you high?

No, Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop does not get you high. It does not have an abuse potential (drug-seeking behavior) and does not cause physical or psychological dependence. However, if you do not feel well, consult your doctor.

Q. Is Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop a narcotic?

No, Diconac 0.1% Eye Drop is not a narcotic. It belongs to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) group of medicines.
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References

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