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Nircip Eye Drop


Overview

Introduction of Nircip Eye Drop

Nircip Eye Drop is an antibiotic, used in the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye. It prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them. This relieves the eye infection.

Nircip Eye Drop is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Avoid skipping any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

It may cause eye discomfort and burning sensation immediately following application. However, these side effects are temporary and usually subside on their own. Inform your doctor if they persist for a longer duration. It may cause short term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines. Do not wear contact lenses while using it.

Uses of Nircip Eye Drop

Nircip Eye Drop side effects

Common
  • Burning eyes
  • Eye discomfort

How to use Nircip 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 Nircip Eye Drop works

Nircip Eye Drop is an antibiotic. It treats bacterial eye infections by preventing the bacteria from dividing and repairing. It does so stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase.

Nircip Eye Drop related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Nircip 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.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Nircip Eye Drop is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Baby should be closely monitored for development of fever, loss of appetite and diarrhea. In case, any of the above happens please inform your doctor immediately.
Driving
UNSAFE
Nircip Eye Drop may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Nircip Eye Drop?

If you miss a dose of Nircip 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.
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Nircip Eye Drop for the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after instilling the medication.
  • Do not touch the tip to any surface, or to your eye, to avoid contamination.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • It may cause short term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines.
  • Do not wear contact lenses until your infection clears up.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the medication.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Nircip with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Pramipex
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Suclosz, Vizopin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Nircip

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I had faced an accident before a year and due to that I dameged my left eye cornea. And after some months doctor found bacterial infection. And sinces then I am treating for it. Now problem is bacterial infections has been stuck beteween layers according to doctor. And thats its get control for while and again gets active. And due to that my scar in eyes have also been fat. My vision right now is around 50% bur not clear whitness vision due to scar in centre of eye. Docot are suggesting for cornea transplant but still waiting. I dont know why. So what should I do? Should o go for transplant.
Dr. Vishal Arora
Eye Specialist
If the infection is not going then transplant will be an option. But the way you have described it, it may not be infection but something else. There will always be a difference between what patient describes to what has been told by the doctor. Please consult your doctor. Cannot advise without examination
Heavy eye infection since last 8 daysHi. Please send suitable medinices for the above mentioned infection.
Dr. Richa Jain
Eye Specialist
Infections are of several types. It cud be told by doc. So better get examined and take treatment under supervision
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FAQs

Q. Is Nircip safe?

Nircip is a relatively safe drug. However, it is not devoid of side effects and hence should only be taken if prescribed by a doctor in the appropriate dose, frequency, and duration as advised.

Q. Can I stop taking Nircip when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Nircip 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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