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Composition for LOCULA

Sulfacetamide Topical(30% w/v)

food interaction for LOCULA

alcohol interaction for LOCULA

pregnancy interaction for LOCULA

lactation interaction for LOCULA

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Locula 30% eye drop at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Locula 30% 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
Locula 30% eye drop is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for LOCULA

Sulfacetamide Topical(30% w/v)

Uses

Locula 30% eye drop is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Locula 30% eye drop is an antibiotic. It stops bacteria from producing folic acid, a vitamin required for bacterial replication.

Common side effects

Irritation, Skin burn, Tingling sensation

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Expert advice for LOCULA

  • Do not apply sulfacetamide topical 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 use any machinery after applying sulfacetamide as it may cause blurred vision.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to sulfacetamide or any of its ingredients.
  • It sholud not given to infants <2 months.

Frequently asked questions for LOCULA

Sulfacetamide Topical

Q.Is sulfacetamide sodium ophthalmic solution an antibiotic/ a sulfa drug?
Sulfacetamide is a sulfa antibiotic

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

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

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Content on this page was last updated on 18 October, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)