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Dispred Eye Drop


Overview

Uses of Dispred Eye Drop

Dispred Eye Drop is used in the treatment of redness and swelling in the eye.

Dispred Eye Drop side effects

Common
  • Eye irritation
  • Watery eyes
  • Burning sensation

How to use Dispred 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 Dispred Eye Drop works

Dispred Eye Drop is a steroid. It works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers that make the eye red, swollen and itchy.

Dispred Eye Drop related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dispred Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Dispred Eye Drop is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Dispred Eye Drop may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Dispred Eye Drop to treat redness and swelling (inflammation) of the eye. 
  • Do not use Dispred Eye Drop for more than the prescribed duration as it may cause glaucoma or secondary infection. 
  • Do not touch the tip of the dropper to any surface, or to your eye, to avoid contaminating the eye drops.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.
  • Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking Dispred Eye Drop. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Dispred Eye Drop suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Dispred with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Itzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Dispred

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Q. Is Dispred an anti-inflammatory drug?

Dispred belongs to the class of corticosteroids which has anti-inflammatory properties (suppresses the inflammation associated with many diseases, for example, arthritis). Hence, Dispred is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.

Q. How long can I take Dispred for?

It is advisable to take Dispred for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop the treatment suddenly or take for a longer period than recommended by your doctor.

Q. Does Dispred contain penicillin?

Dispred does not contain penicillin. Dispred belongs to a group of medicines called steroids.

Q. Does Dispred expire?

Yes, Dispred does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.

Q. Is Dispred a pain-killer?

Dispred is not a pain-killer. Dispred belongs to a group of medicines called steroids which are anti-inflammatory in nature and can help in the relief of pain associated with inflammation.

Q. Is Dispred safe?

Yes. Dispred is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.

Q. Is Dispred an immunosuppressant?

Dispred belongs to the class of corticosteroids and has immunosuppressant properties (suppresses the body’s immune system). Hence, Dispred is used for the treatment of a number of inflammatory and auto-immune conditions.

Q. Is Dispred a glucocorticoid?

Dispred is a glucocorticoid and belongs to a group of medicines called steroids (corticosteroids).

Q. Can I take Dispred with antibiotics?

Certain antibiotics may increase the metabolism of Dispred and hence decrease its effects. So, it may be necessary to adjust the dose of Dispred accordingly. Please consult your doctor before taking Dispred with antibiotics.

Q. Can I take Dispred with paracetamol?

Dispred can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been clinically seen between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Cnergy IT Park, 3rd floor Appa Saheb Marathe Marg, Prabhadevi, Mumbai 400025
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