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Nebracin Eye Ointment


Overview

Uses of Nebracin Eye Ointment

Nebracin Eye Ointment is used in the treatment of bacterial eye infections.

Nebracin Eye Ointment side effects

Common
  • Eye irritation
  • Burning sensation

How to use Nebracin Eye Ointment

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 tube close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the tube and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid.

How Nebracin Eye Ointment works

Nebracin Eye Ointment is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth in the eye by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. This treats your eye infection.

Nebracin Eye Ointment related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nebracin Eye Ointment is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Nebracin Eye Ointment is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Nebracin Eye Ointment does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Nebracin Eye Ointment?

If you miss a dose of Nebracin Eye Ointment, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Nebracin Eye Ointment to treat bacterial infections of the eye. 
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. 
  • Nebracin Eye Ointment may cause damage to cornea on long-term use. 
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop. 
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution. 
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer. 
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Nebracin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Alendrate, Alenost, Aldrofos
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tenvir AF
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Torsevent
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Albapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Vistovanc
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Heptavir
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zidohope
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Durapen
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Hospicin B
SERIOUS
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Nebracin

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Hi i have been using nebracin bm eye drops for treat eye allergy. But now it is out market. So pls pls provide me the substitute.
Dr. Richa Jain
Eye Specialist
There are substitutes but I won't prescribe it as it contain steroid which has long term side effects. It should be taken only under supervision.
From many years i always has a dandruff problem in my eye lashes but free from dandruff in my head. I often consulted doc. about it. They asked me about my head dandruff because according to them, it happens only if dandruff is found in head. But here case is different only eyelash dandruff. I used many antibiotic creams like (nove ) now tell me proper treatment of it pls.
Dr. Richa Jain
Eye Specialist
Lid massage. Proper cleaning of eyelashes. Use nebracin dm ointment two times after cleaning eyelashes for 15 days. Den stop the treatment If not relieved then again visit a
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FAQs

Q. How long does Nebracin takes to work?

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

Q. What if I don't get better after using Nebracin?

Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Your doctor may increase the dose of Nebracin or switch you to an alternate option, which may work for you. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop taking Nebracin if I feel better?

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

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1002-1003, 10th Floor, Windfall, Sahar Plaza, J.B.Nagar, Andheri-Kurla Road, Andheri (East), Mumbai-400059. Maharashtra, India.
MRP
40.5
5 gm in 1 tube
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