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Ocucel A Eye Drop


Overview

Introduction

Ocucel A Eye Drop is a prescription medicine having a combination of medicines that is used to treat allergic diseases of the eye. It relieves redness and swelling of the eye and provides temporary relief from burning and discomfort.

Ocucel A Eye Drop is to be used only in the affected eye in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Wash your hands before using this medicine. It is advised to check the label for directions before use. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

The most common side effects include burning, stinging, blurring of vision and photophobia at the application site. If these side effects persist for a longer duration, inform your doctor. In case by accident, this medicine goes into your ears, nose or mouth, immediately rinse it with water.

Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or are allergic to this medicine or taking any other medication.  This medicine is safe to use in breastfeeding mothers. It is advised not to drive or operate heavy machinery after use of this medicine as it may cause blurring of vision and may affect your ability to drive.

Side effects of Ocucel A Eye Drop

Common
  • Burning eyes
  • Stinging in the eyes

How to use Ocucel A 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 Ocucel A Eye Drop works

Ocucel A Eye Drop is a combination of two medicines: Naphazoline and Chlorpheniramine Maleate which relieve eye itching/discomfort caused by allergies. Naphazoline is a decongestant which works by narrowing blood vessels of the eye to relieve inflammation. Chlorpheniramine Maleate is an antiallergic which blocks the action of certain chemical messengers responsible for red, itchy, teary eyes.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ocucel A 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ocucel A 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.
Larger doses or prolonged use of Ocucel A Eye Drop may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
Driving
UNSAFE
Ocucel A Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • Ocucel A Eye Drop helps relieve symptoms of cold and flu such as watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing, and itching of the nose or throat.
  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.
  • It may cause dizziness and sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Ocucel A Eye Drop as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

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I used ot use clearine eye drops occasionally for redness in eyes. It is unavailable now. Is there an alternative. Is OCUCEL-A a good altenative or any other ?
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
Use eyedrop refresh tears
My i lids have swolen due to some alergy. What medecin i should take and can i do ice massage on it
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
zymar 0.3%eye drop 2drops in each eye 3 times a day , it contain gatifloxacin, if u allergic to it donot take
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References
  1. Drugs.com. Naphazoline. [Accessed 16 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. ScienceDirect. Naphazoline. [Accessed 16 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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