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Drench 0.5% Eye Drop


Overview

Uses of Drench Eye Drop

Drench 0.5% Eye Drop is used in the treatment of dry eyes. It is used as a lubricant to relive irritation and discomfort due to dryness of the eyes or due to exposure of the eyes to wind or sun.

Drench Eye Drop side effects

Common
No common side effects seen

How to use Drench 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. Drench 0.5% Eye Drop may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Drench Eye Drop works

Drench 0.5% Eye Drop is a lubricant. It works similar to natural tears and provides temporary relief from burning and discomfort due to dryness of the eye.

Drench Eye Drop related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Drench 0.5% Eye Drop during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Drench 0.5% 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
Drench 0.5% Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Drench 0.5% Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Drench 0.5% Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Drench 0.5% Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Drench Eye Drop?

If you miss a dose of Drench 0.5% 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.
Drench 0.5% Eye Drop
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Drench 0.5% Eye Drop to treat dry eye disease.
  • It stabilizes the natural tear film and maintains necessary lubrication so your eyes don’t get dry and irritated.
  • May require long-term use.
  • 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.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Drench

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Dry eyes. Genteal drops continued for 2 months. How long I should take it. Any natureal diet to cure dry eyes
Dr. Richa Jain
Eye Specialist
Yes take green vegetables and yellow fruits Omega 3 fatty acid containing oil
I am facing eye problems from last 6 months. I also wear spectacles. Mostly it is dry eyes and white eye discharge. I cannot sit in front of computers or TV for more than 1 hour. I start feeling headache and severe eye pain. I visited many eye doctors and they say its dry eye only. my sight is good and specs is also as per the vision and no other issue was reported. One doctor also suggested taking vitamin tablets -omega 3 and anti allergic medicine also. But still its the same issue. Please advise on this !!
Dr. Anjali Israni
Eye Specialist
For dry eyes u need to use lubricant eye drops. Excessive computer usage will cause dry eye. So as long as u don't use lubricating drops problem will persist.
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FAQs

Q. What is Drench?

Drench belongs to a class of medicines called eye lubricants or artificial tears. It is used in the treatment of dry eye symptoms such as soreness, burning, irritation and discomfort.

Q. Is Drench safe?

Yes. Drench is safe when used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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