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

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
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.
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.
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Common side effects

Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Increased risk of infection, Muscle disorders, Increased blood pressure, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Behavioural changes, 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.
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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

  • 42%
    Thrice A Day
  • 30%
    Twice A Day
  • 12%
    Four Times A Day
  • 12%
    Once A Day
  • 3%
    Alternate Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR LOW DEX

No substitutes found

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)