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OCUCEL 0.01% EYE DROPS

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MRP: Rs. 36.41 for 1 packet(s) (5 ML eye drop each)
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Composition for OCUCEL

Naphazoline(0.01%)

food interaction for OCUCEL

alcohol interaction for OCUCEL

pregnancy interaction for OCUCEL

lactation interaction for OCUCEL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Ocucel 0.01% eye 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.

SALT INFORMATION for OCUCEL

Naphazoline(0.01%)

Uses

Ocucel 0.01% eye drops is used in the treatment of rhinitis (common cold) and conjunctivitis.

How it works

Ocucel 0.01% eye drops nitrate belongs to a class of medication called alpha 2 agonist. It works by temporarily narrowing swollen blood vessels and reduces swelling of mucous membrane in the nose to relieve congestion or irritation.

Common side effects

Blurred vision, Headache, Increased intraocular pressure, Dilation of the pupil of the eye, Tingling sensation

SUBSTITUTES for OCUCEL

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Expert advice for OCUCEL

• Seek medical advice if the symptoms persist or worsen after 3 days of treatment.
• Avoid prolonged use of medication as it may affect normal mucosal layer of nose and can cause loss of sensation of smell. 
• Seek immediate medical attention if you experience chest pain, fast/ irregular heart beat; severe headache, sweating, blurred vision, ringing in ears, anxiety, confusion, or breathlessness.
• Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
• Should not be given to patients allergic to naphazoline nasal or any of its ingredients.
• Should not be given to children < 12 years
• Should not be given to patients with heart disease, diabetes, depression, disorders related to thyroid glands.
• Should not be given to patients with high blood pressure and taking medication for the same.

Frequently asked questions for OCUCEL

Naphazoline

Q.Is Naphazoline safe?
Naphazoline is safe if taken at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

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Content on this page was last updated on 18 April, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)