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IFLO 0.05% EYE DROP

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MRP: Rs. 164 for 1 packet(s) (3 ML eye drop each)
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Composition for IFLO

Cyclosporin(0.05%)

food interaction for IFLO

alcohol interaction for IFLO

pregnancy interaction for IFLO

lactation interaction for IFLO

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Iflo 0.05% 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for IFLO

Cyclosporin(0.05%)

Uses

Iflo 0.05% eye drop is used in atopic dermatitis (a type of eczema) and organ transplantation.

How it works

Iflo 0.05% eye drope belongs to a class of drugs called immunosuppressive agents. It lowers the body’s immune response thereby preventing the attack on the transplanted tissue or the body’s own cells.

Common side effects

Decreased urination, Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation), Persistent cough, Acne, Bruise, Bleeding, Blood in urine, Chills, Dark colored urine, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Gingival hypertrophy, Swelling of gums, Headache, Liver toxicity, Increased potassium level in blood, Increased blood pressure, Increased hair growth, Loss of appetite, Sticky stools, Stomach upset, Facial swelling, Tremor, Vision disorder, Yellow discoloration of skin, Yellow discoloration of eye

SUBSTITUTES for IFLO

2 Substitutes
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  • CYCLOMUNE 0.05% EYE DROP
    (3 ML eye drop in packet)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 121.67/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 365
    pay 123% more per ML of eye drop
  • NANO TEARS 0.05% EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Sunways India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 65/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 325
    pay 19% more per ML of eye drop

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Expert advice for IFLO

• Take precaution while using Cyclosporine as it affects your ability to fight against infection.
• Seek immediate medical attention if you have any signs of active infection like fever, sore throat, in case you have gout or if you are taking any medications for the same or if you need any vaccination.
• Your blood parameters will be monitored regularly for the Cyclosporine content in the blood especially post-transplantation or if you have any liver, kidney diseases or high blood pressure (hypertension).
• Inform your doctor if you have history of fits (epilepsy) or any alcohol-related problems.
• Avoid direct exposure to sunlight or UV light while on treatment with Cyclosporine, as immune system suppression increases the risk of developing skin and lymphoid system cancers. 
• Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
• Patients allergic to Cyclosporine or any of its ingredients should avoid it.
• Cyclosorine should not be administered to patients receiving radiation therapy, including psoralen ultraviolet A (PUVA) or ultraviolet B (UVB) therapy, for psoriasis.

Frequently asked questions for IFLO

Cyclosporin

Q.Is Cyclosporine cytotoxic?
No, Cyclosporine is not cytotoxi

Q.Is Cyclosporine a steroid/ sulfa drug?
No, Cyclosporine is not a steroid or sulfa drug, but a cyclic peptide isolated from fungal source

Q.Does Cyclosporine affect fertility & birth control?
No, Cyclosporine is not known to impair fertility and has no known effects on birth contro

Q.Does Cyclosporine cause weight gain, constipation or hair loss?
No, Cyclosporine has no known effects on weight gain, constipation or hair loss.

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Content on this page was last updated on 24 April, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)