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Excol Eye Ointment

Prescription Required
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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Excol Eye Ointment is a combination of two medicines. It is used in treating eye infections. It relieves pain, itching, discomfort, and irritation caused by infection. It also stops the growth of the infection-causing microorganisms.

Excol Eye Ointment is strictly advised to use only in the eyes. Use it in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Apply it only on the affected eye. You must wash your hand before administering the medicine. Do not use it more than the recommended dose. The medicine should not be stopped suddenly without doctor's consultation.

It is generally safe, but it may sometimes cause irritation, tingling sensation, and pain in the eyes. These effects are mild and go away in sometime but if they stay for a long duration, you should consult the doctor immediately.

Uses of Excol Eye Ointment

  • Bacterial eye infections

Benefits of Excol Eye Ointment

In Bacterial eye infections

Excol Eye Ointment stops the growth of the bacteria that is causing the infection. It helps relieve symptoms such as pain, redness, itching or soreness caused due to eye infections. The dose and duration of treatment will be decided by your doctor based on your condition. Make sure you complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.

Side effects of Excol Eye Ointment

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 Excol

  • Application site irritation
  • Burning sensation

How to use Excol Eye Ointment

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 tube close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the tube and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid.

How Excol Eye Ointment works

Excol Eye Ointment is a combination of two antibiotics: Polymyxin B and Chloramphenicol. These antibiotics work by killing the bacteria or stopping their growth in the eye. Together, they treat your eye infection effectively.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Excol Eye Ointment 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
Excol Eye Ointment 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
Excol Eye Ointment 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

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Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL OTOLOGICALS

Patient Concerns

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Frequently her eyes are inflamating and swelled and redish , pain with that pain no seeping at present we are no used any drugs for this ple
Dr. Amit Basia
Ophthalmology
use vigamox eye drops 4 times per day , obra eye ointment 2 times per day , lubrifresh eye drops 4 times per day. show to eye doctor
Which eye ointment can I used in place of neosporin h
Dr. Vishal Maniar
Ophthalmology
Zymar or Exocin or Zaha eye ointment
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Excol Eye Ointment?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References

  1. Medscape. Polymyxin B. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2017] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Chloramphenicol. Fareham: Medicom Healthcare Ltd.; 2012 [revised 9 Feb. 2016]. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Polymyxin B. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2017] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Chloramphenicol. Romford, Essex: Martindale Pharmaceuticals Ltd.; 2010 [revised 18 Apr. 2017]. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

SCO, No. 178, 1st Floor, Sector 39 D, Chandigarh-160036, India
Country of Origin: India
Expires on or after: January, 2021

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