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Duobrom Eye Drops


Overview

Introduction

Duobrom Eye Drops is a prescription medicine having a combination of medicines that is used to treat bacterial eye infections. It helps in relieving pain, itching, discomfort, pain and irritation caused due to infection. It relieves redness and swelling of the eyes.

Duobrom Eye Drops 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. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

The most common side effects include discomfort, irritation and burning sensation at the application site. If these side effects persist for a longer duration, inform your doctor. In case by accident, this medicine goes into your ears, nose or mouth, immediately rinse it with water.

Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or are allergic to this medicine or taking any other medication. It is advised not to drive or operate heavy machinery after use of this medicine as it may cause dizziness or light-headedness which may affect your ability to drive.

Uses of Duobrom Ophthalmic Solution

Side effects of Duobrom Ophthalmic Solution

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 Duobrom

  • Eye irritation
  • Eye discomfort
  • Burning sensation in eye

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Eye irritation
    Try placing a warm or cold pack over your closed eyes. Putting a chilled black tea bag over your eyes may also help. Remove eye and face make-up before going to bed and wash your face and eyes regularly. Rinse your eyelids gently and pat dry with a clean, dry towel. Do not rub your eyes. Raise your head at night to reduce fluid retention. If your condition does not improve, talk to your doctor. There may be medicines available depending on the cause of the inflammation.

How to use Duobrom Ophthalmic Solution

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 Duobrom Ophthalmic Solution works

Duobrom Eye Drops is a combination of two medicines: Bromfenac and Moxifloxacin which treat eye infections. Bromfenac is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling) in the eye. Moxifloxacin is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Duobrom Eye Drops 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Duobrom Eye Drops is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Duobrom Eye Drops may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Duobrom Eye Drops may make you feel dizzy or light-headed, you may experience a sudden, transient loss of vision, or you may faint for a short period. This may affect your driving ability.
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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FAQs

Q. How long does Duobrom takes to work?

Usually, Duobrom starts working soon after applying it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Can I stop applying Duobrom when I feel better?

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

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References

  1. Mayo Clinic. Bromfenac. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Moxifloxacin. Worth, Texas: Alcon Laboratories, Inc; 2003. [Accessed 16 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Bromfenac. Irvine, California: ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; 2008. [Accessed 16 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Moxifloxacin. Camberley Surrey: Novartis Pharmaceuticals; 2009 [revised 19 Sep. 2018]. [Accessed 16 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Ajanta House, Charkop, Kandivli West, Mumbai 400 067, India
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