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Composition for LOCULA

Sulfacetamide(20% w/v)

food interaction for LOCULA

alcohol interaction for LOCULA

pregnancy interaction for LOCULA

lactation interaction for LOCULA

It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Locula 20% eye drop at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Locula 20% eye drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.


Sulfacetamide(20% w/v)


Locula 20% eye drop is used to treat bacterial infections in eyes.

How it works

Locula 20% eye drop belongs to a class of medicines called sulfonamide antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of infection causing bacteria.

Common side effects

Stinging sensation, Irritation, Burning sensation

Common Dosage for LOCULA 20% EYE DROP

Patients taking LOCULA 20% EYE DROP

  • 71%
    Once A Day
  • 29%
    Twice A Day


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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


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.


Content on this page was last updated on 28 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)