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Locula 30% Eye Drop

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Introduction

Locula 30% Eye Drop is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections of the eye. It fights the infection by stopping the growth of bacteria. This helps to cure the underlying infection.

Locula 30% Eye Drop should be used as directed by your doctor. It should be used regularly at evenly spaced time intervals as prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

It is effective in killing many types of bacteria. However, it will not work for other types of eye infections (eg. viral) and therefore, should only be used if prescribed by your doctor. Unnecessary use of any antibiotic can lead to a decrease in its effectiveness in the future.

Commonly seen side effects seen with this medicine include temporary eye irritation and stinging in the eyes after administration. Consult your doctor if these side effects persist or if your condition worsens. Seek emergency medical help if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty breathing. Contact lens should not be worn while you are using this medicine or while you have the bacterial eye infection. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers should consult their doctor before using it.

Uses of Locula Eye Drop

  • Bacterial eye infections

Benefits of Locula Eye Drop

In Bacterial eye infections

Locula 30% Eye Drop is an antibiotic medicine. It works by stopping the growth of the bacteria that is causing the infection. It helps relieve symptoms such as pain, redness, itching or soreness caused due to eye infections. The dose and duration of treatment will be decided by your doctor based on your condition. Make sure you complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.

Side effects of Locula 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 Locula

  • Eye irritation
  • Stinging in the eyes

How to use Locula 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 Locula Eye Drop works

Locula 30% Eye Drop is an antibiotic which stops the growth of bacteria in the eye. It does so by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by these bacteria to carry out vital functions. This treats your eye infection.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Locula 30% 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Locula 30% Eye Drop during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Locula 30% Eye Drop alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Locula Eye Drop?

If you miss a dose of Locula 30% Eye Drop, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Locula 30% Eye Drop
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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Locula 30% Eye Drop to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Your doctor will ensure that you are well hydrated during treatment with this medicine. 
  • Your doctor may get regular blood, urine tests while you are on this medication.
  • Do not take Locula 30% Eye Drop if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Discontinue Locula 30% Eye Drop and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Sulfonamides
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL OTOLOGICALS

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Locula with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Altrom, Cenorol, Cgtrom
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Thioprinz, Lazorin, Azarid
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Milorgen, Fosphen, Fosentin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Empurine
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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Swelling on right eye since morning.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
Eye drop zymer 2 drop both eye three time ( every 8 hour ) for 2-3 days
In new born babys (11 days)left side eye tears and waste products r coming is there any problm
Dr. Amit Modi
Paediatrics
Ur baby might have eye infection. You can try eye drop tobramycin 1 drop in affected eye 4 times a day for two days.
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FAQs

Q. What if I don't get better after using Locula 30% Eye Drop?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Locula 30% Eye Drop when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Locula 30% Eye Drop and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

Q. How long does Locula 30% Eye Drop takes to work?

Usually, Locula 30% Eye Drop starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

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References

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