Ioprost 0.005% Eye Drop


Composition for Ioprost 0.005% Eye Drop

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Primarily used for

1 ml in 1 packet

Medicine Overview of Ioprost Eye Drop


Uses of Ioprost Eye Drop

Ioprost 0.005% Eye Drop is used in the treatment of glaucoma.

Side effects of Ioprost Eye Drop


Conjunctival hyperemia , Stinging in the eyes, Foreign body sensation in eyes, Eyelash changes , Eye itching, Burning sensation in eye, Increased iris pigmentation.


How to use Ioprost 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/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Ioprost Eye Drop works

Ioprost 0.005% eye drop decreases the pressure in the eyeball by increasing the drainage of aqueous humor (clear watery fluid filling the space in front of an eyeball ).

In Depth Information on Ioprost Eye Drop

Expert advice for Ioprost Eye Drop

  • Ioprost helps lower high pressure in the eye and reduces the risk of vision loss.
  • For best results, put one drop once a day in the evening/night in the affected eye(s).
  • Ioprost may cause brown pigmentation of the iris which may be permanent.
  • You may notice eyelid skin darkening and an increase in the length, thickness, and number of your eyelashes. These changes should disappear after discontinuing Ioprost.
  • Take care to prevent contact of eye dispenser with eye, eyelid, eyelashes, or finger to avoid infection.
  • Remove contact lenses before using Ioprost and allow at least 15 minutes before re-inserting them.
  • When applying multiple eye medications, wait for at least 5-15 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after instilling the drop so that the medicine does not drain away from the eye.
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Special precautions for Ioprost 0.005% Eye Drop
No interaction found
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Ioprost 0.005% Eye Drop is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

To reduce the amount of Ioprost 0.005% Eye Drop that reaches the breastmilk, place pressure over the corner of the eye for 1 minute or more, then remove the excess solution with an absorbent tissue.
Ioprost 0.005% Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision fo
r a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
There is limited information available on the use of Ioprost
0.005% Eye Drop in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Ioprost
0.005% Eye Drop in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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