Dromox-DM Eye Drop

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Introduction of Moxifloxacin

Dromox-DM Eye Drop is a medicine used to treat bacterial eye infections. It works by stopping the growth of microorganisms and killing the existing ones that cause the infection. It also lubricates the eyes and blocks the production of certain chemicals that make the affected area red, swollen, and itchy.

Dromox-DM Eye Drop should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It may be taken with or without food, preferably at a fixed time. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. Simply take the next dose as planned.

You may experience nausea, vomiting and diarrhea as the side effects of this medicine. Please consult your doctor if these side effects bother you or persist for a longer duration. Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it does not stop or if you find blood in your stools.

Introduction of Dexamethasone

Dromox-DM Eye Drop is a medicine used to treat bacterial eye infections. It works by stopping the growth of microorganisms and killing the existing ones that cause the infection. It also lubricates the eyes and blocks the production of certain chemicals that make the affected area red, swollen, and itchy.

You should take it regularly, at the same time each day, to get the most benefit and you should not stop unless your doctor recommends it. Taking Dromox-DM Eye Drop can make it harder for you to fight off infections. Tell your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as a fever or sore throat.

The most common side effects of this medicine include mood changes, increased glucose level in blood, reduction in bone density and stomach upset. Inform your doctor if any of these side effects bother you.

Introduction of Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose

Dromox-DM Eye Drop is a medicine used to treat bacterial eye infections. It works by stopping the growth of microorganisms and killing the existing ones that cause the infection. It also lubricates the eyes and blocks the production of certain chemicals that make the affected area red, swollen, and itchy.

Dromox-DM Eye Drop is usually taken when needed. Use the number of drops as advised by your doctor. Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering any other medication in the same eye to avoid dilution. Do not use a bottle if the seal is broken before you open it. Always wash your hands and do not touch the end of the dropper. This could infect your eye. This medicine may require long-term use and can be taken safely for as long as you need it.

The most common side effects of using this medicine are blurred or altered vision, redness or irritation and sometimes pain in the eye. Let your doctor know if you experience these symptoms but they are usually temporary. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires clear vision until you are sure you can do it safely. Consult your doctor if your condition does not improve or if the side effects bother you.

This medicine is not likely to affect or be affected by other medicines you use but tell your doctor if you have ever had glaucoma. Do not use it while wearing soft contact lenses and talk to your doctor if you develop an eye infection while using it.

Uses of Moxifloxacin

Uses of Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose

Side effects of Moxifloxacin

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 Dromox-DM

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness

Side effects of Dexamethasone

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 Dromox-DM

  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Mood changes

Side effects of Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose

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 Dromox-DM

  • Blurred vision
  • Eye pain
  • Eye irritation
  • Eye redness
  • Foreign body sensation in eyes

How Moxifloxacin works

Dromox-DM Eye Drop is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

How Dexamethasone works

Dromox-DM Eye Drop is a steroid which works by blocking the production of certain chemical messengers in the body that cause inflammation (redness and swelling) and allergies.

How Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose works

Dromox-DM 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dromox-DM Eye Drop is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Dromox-DM Eye Drop during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Dromox-DM Eye Drop alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

Moxifloxacin

  • Your doctor has prescribed Moxifloxacin to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Discontinue Moxifloxacin and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Dexamethasone

  • Dexamethasone helps treat inflammation, severe allergies, flare-ups of ongoing illnesses, and many other medical problems that require either reduction of inflammation or suppression of the immune system.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Dexamethasone can make it harder for you to fight off infections. Notify your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as a fever or sore throat.
  • Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking Dexamethasone. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.
  • Do not stop taking Dexamethasone suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may worsen your symptoms.

Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose

  • Your doctor has prescribed Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose 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 of this medicine.
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 minutes. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

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FAQs

Moxifloxacin

Q. Can the use of Moxifloxacin increase the risk of muscle damage?

Yes, use of Moxifloxacin is known to increase the risk of muscle damage, commonly in the ankle (achilies tendon). Muscle damage can happen in people of all ages who take Moxifloxacin. Inform your doctor if you feel any kind of muscle pain while using this medicine.

Q. Can the use of Moxifloxacin cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Moxifloxacin can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can I stop taking Moxifloxacin when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Moxifloxacin and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Dexamethasone

Q. Is Dexamethasone a steroid?

Yes, Dexamethasone is a steroid medicine also known as glucocorticoids which occur naturally in the body and help to maintain health and wellbeing. Dexamethasone helps in treating various illnesses involving inflammation (redness, tenderness, heat and swelling) in the body.

Q. What is Dexamethasone used for?

Dexamethasone has anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressant properties. It is used to treat conditions like allergic conditions, anaphylaxis, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory skin diseases. It also aids in treating autoimmune diseases (these diseases happen when your body’s immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage) and certain eye disorders. Additionally, it is used to treat cancer and nephrotic syndrome when used with other medicines.

Q. How does Dexamethasone work?

Dexamethasone works by reducing the inflammation which helps in treating many illnesses caused due to active inflammation. Also, it stops the reactions known as autoimmune reactions which occur when your body's immune system attacks the body itself and causes damage.

Q. Is Dexamethasone better than Prednisone?

Clinical studies have shown that Dexamethasone is a long-acting glucocorticoid, and it is nearly 6 times more potent than Prednisone. It stays in our body for a longer duration and is better tolerated when used in the treatment of inflammatory conditions. However, consult your doctor for the right treatment of your condition.

Q. Is Dexamethasone a painkiller?

No, Dexamethasone is not a painkiller. It belongs to the class of medicines known as steroids.

Q. Can I take Dexamethasone with Tamsulosin?

Yes, Dexamethasone can be taken with Tamsulosin. No harmful effects or any other interactions have been reported when they are used together. However, it would be best to consult a doctor before using any medication.
Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose

Q. What is Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose?

Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose belongs to a class of medicines called eye lubricants or artificial tears. It is available as eye drops. It is used to soothe irritation, burning and discomfort of dry eye conditions. One may experience such conditions because of deficient tear production, infrequent blinking, smoke, wind, pollution, extended use of computer screen or television, medical treatment or dry atmospheric conditions. Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose may also be used to aid insertion of lenses or to make the lenses more comfortable while wearing.

Q. Is Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose effective?

Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose 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 Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. How should Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose be used?

If you are using it for dry eyes, instil 1 or 2 drops in the affected eye(s) as needed. If you are using it to lubricate soft and rigid gas-permeable lenses, apply 1 to 2 drops to each eye with the lenses on as needed or as directed by your doctor. Blink several times after pouring the drops. Consult your doctor if you are not sure.

Q. In which conditions is the use of Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose avoided?

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

Q. What are the side effects of Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose?

You may experience visual disturbances and eye discharge while using this medicine. Some other side effects of this medicine include redness of the eye, eye irritation, burning and discomfort, eyelid swelling and itching of the eye. If any of these side effects bother you, please consult your doctor.

Q. How should Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose be stored?

Store at or below 25°C and out of the reach of children. Do not touch the tip of the container to any surface or eye(s), Replace the cap after every use. Remember not to use the eye drops after the expiry date or after 30 days of opening it.

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