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Composition for LOCULA

Sulfacetamide(10% w/v)

food interaction for LOCULA

alcohol interaction for LOCULA

pregnancy interaction for LOCULA

lactation interaction for LOCULA

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Locula 10% w/v 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 LOCULA

Sulfacetamide(10% w/v)

Uses

Locula 10% w/v eye drop is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and acne (pimples).

How it works

Locula 10% w/v eye drop is an antibiotic. It stops bacteria from producing folic acid, a vitamin required for bacterial replication.

Common side effects

Stinging sensation, Irritation, Burning sensation

SUBSTITUTES for LOCULA

No substitutes found

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Expert advice for LOCULA

  • Complete the full course of sulfacetamide treatment even if you feel better.
  • Do not apply sulfacetamide while you are wearing contact lenses. Wait for at least 15-20 minutes after using sulfacetamide to put in the contact lenses.
  • Ensure that you do not rub your eyes even if your vision is blurred after applying sulfacetamide.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as sulfacetamide may cause blurred vision.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for LOCULA

Sulfacetamide

Q.Is sulfacetamide sodium ophthalmic solution an antibiotic/ a sulfa drug?
Sulfacetamide belongs to a class of medicines called sulfonamide antibiotics

Q.Is sulfacetamide used for pink eye?
Yes. Sulfacetamide is used for pink eye (conjunctivitis; inflammation of the eye)

Q.Is sulfacetamide supposed to burn?
Sulfacetamide may cause burning sensation. Consult your doctor burning continues for more than 48 hours.

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Content on this page was last updated on 17 August, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)