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LOW DEX EYE/EAR DROPS

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Rs.9.75for 1 packet(s) (5 ML eye/ear drops each)
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food interaction for LOW DEX

alcohol interaction for LOW DEX

pregnancy interaction for LOW DEX

lactation interaction for LOW DEX

medicine interaction for LOW DEX

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No interaction found
No interaction found
Low dex eye/ear drops 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.
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR LOW DEX

Sodium Tetraborate(0.06%)

Uses

Sodium Tetraborate is used in preservation of the medicinal products

How it works

NA

Common side effects

Phenylephrine(0.001%)

Uses

Phenylephrine is used in pupil dilation and nasal congestion (stuffy nose)
It is also used to treat low blood pressure that can occur during different types of anesthesia.

How it works

Phenylephrine narrows the small blood vessels, which provide temporary relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Common side effects

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Palpitations, Increased blood pressure, Increased heart rate, Heart beat irregular
Dexamethasone(0.05%)

Uses

Dexamethasone is used in the treatment of allergic disorders, severe allergic reaction, asthma, cancer, rheumatic disorder, skin disorders, eye disorders and nephrotic syndrome

How it works

Dexamethasone belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids. It prevents late phase allergic reactions by preventing release of chemicals responsible for allergy.

Common side effects

Electrolyte imbalance, Delusion, Thinning of bones, Blurred vision, Increased appetite, Fluid retention, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased intraocular pressure, Increased risk of infection, Fracture, Psychosis, Increased hair growth, Muscle disorders, Allergic reaction, Hypersensitivity reaction, Decreased potassium level in blood, Suicidal thoughts, Extremes of being happy or sad, Tendon rupture, Salt and water retention, Weight gain, Swelling, Stinging sensation, Aggravation of schizophrenia, Hallucination, Itching, Euphoria (feeling of intense excitement and happiness), Irregular menstrual cycle, Depression, Burning sensation, Increased blood pressure, Feeling of discomfort, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Increased cholesterol level in blood, Behavioural changes, Irritation, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract
Boric Acid(1.2%)

Uses

Boric Acid is used to prevent infections

How it works

Boric acid belongs to class of drugs called antiseptics. It can weakly inhibit bacterial and fungal growth. It irrigates the eyes, cleanses, refreshes and soothes the irritated eyes; and help in removal of loose foreign material, air pollutants or chlorinated water.

Common side effects

Increased liver enzymes, Abdominal pain, Allergic reaction, Burning sensation, Irritation, Cns stimulation, Central nervous system depression, Diarrhoea, Rash, Vomiting

COMMON DOSAGE FOR LOW DEX EYE/EAR DROPS

Patients taking LOW DEX EYE/EAR DROPS

  • 39%
    Thrice A Day
  • 35%
    Twice A Day
  • 13%
    Four Times A Day
  • 9%
    Once A Day
  • 4%
    Alternate Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR LOW DEX

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Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)