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Overview

Introduction

KT LS Eye Drop is a pain relieving medicine. It helps to treat various conditions of the eye such as seasonal allergies, post operative pain and inflammation. This is used for short term treatment only.

KT LS Eye Drop should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. You must wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water to avoid contamination. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. The dropper tip should not come in direct contact with the affected area as there are chances of infection. Wipe off extra liquid. Please consult your doctor if your symptoms do not get better.

This medicine is generally safe to use with minimal side effects. However, burning sensation and eye discomfort might be seen as side effects in some patients. It is potentially unsafe to be used in pregnancy and nursing mothers.

Uses of KT LS Eye Drop

  • Post-operative eye pain and inflammation

Side effects of KT LS Eye Drop

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 KT LS

  • Eye irritation
  • Eye pain
  • Superficial keratitis
  • Eye infection
  • Eye inflammation
  • Uveitis
  • Increased intraocular pressure
  • Blurred vision

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 and Eye inflammation
    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.
  • Coping with Eye pain
    Make sure you are using the correct amount of this medicine. Do not use too much and do not use it too often. If the symptoms are bad, there may be an alternative medicine, so talk to your doctor. Do not use other eye drops to ease the discomfort without talking to your doctor. To relieve discomfort, try placing a cold compress over your closed eyes few times a day. Try not to touch or rub your eyes. Wear sunglasses when you are outside. Drink enough water to stay hydrated. Do not keep looking at your phone, computer or television screen for long hours.
  • Coping with Blurred vision
    You can consider washing your eyes with water. Avoid driving or using tools or machines if your vision is impaired. Do not take your next dose if your vision is still blurry. If it gets worse or does not improve, ask your doctor to recommend eye drops or talk about changing your medications.

How to use KT LS 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 without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

How KT LS Eye Drop works

KT LS Eye Drop is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
KT LS Eye Drop 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
UNSAFE
KT LS Eye Drop is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
KT LS Eye Drop 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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Interaction with Drugs

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Patient Concerns

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I have dry eyes( self diagnosed), doctor suggested mafloren kt and alerchek eye drops. I feel relived after using mafloren kt
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
Use eyedrop refresh tears thrice daily.
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Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
Do Quadriceps strengthening exercises and Cycling exercises
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FAQs

Q. Is KT LS stronger than hydrocodone?

No, KT LS is not stronger than hydrocodone. Opioid agents (hydrocodone) are generally stronger pain relievers than a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug like KT LS.

Q. Is KT LS a muscle relaxant?

No, KT LS is not a muscle relaxant. It is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug and can be used to treat mild pain and inflammation.

Q. Is KT LS addictive or controlled substance?

No. KT LS is not addictive or controlled substance however it can be obtained only on production of valid prescription.

Q. Does KT LS expire?

Like all drugs, KT LS has an expiry date, which will be printed on the eye drop bottle. Do not use KT LS eye drops beyond expiry date.

Disclaimer:

1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover all possible side effects, drug interactions or warnings or alerts. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.

References

  1. Furst DE, Ulrich RW, Varkey-Altamirano C. Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, Disease Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs, Nonopioids Analgesics, & Drugs Used in Gout. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. p. 628.
  2. Grosser T, Smyth E, FitzGerald GA. Anti-Inflammatory, Antipyretic, and Analgesic Agents; Pharmacotherapy of Gout. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. p. 986.
  3. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 760-62.
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Manufacturer/Marketer Address

Ashirwad building, S.V.Road, Opp. Badi Masjid, Bandra(W), Mumbai-400050, INDIA
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MRP
65.3
5 ml in 1 packet
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