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Ocuflur Eye Ointment

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Overview

Introduction

Ocuflur Eye Ointment is a pain relieving medicine. It is used for treatment of postoperative eye pain and inflammation.

Always wash your hands before using Ocuflur Eye Ointment. Use only the number of drops that your doctor has prescribed and wait for about five minutes between each drop. If you wear contact lenses, remove them before using the drops and wait for at least 15 minutes before putting them back in. You should not touch the tip of the dropper or bottle. This may lead to infection.

The most common side effects are blurred vision, irritation or pain in the eye, and watery or dry eyes. These are usually temporary and resolve with time. However, if they persist or get worse, you should let your doctor know.

Before using this medicine, you should tell your doctor about all the other medicines you are taking. You should also tell your doctor if you have any other medical conditions or disorders. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult with their doctors before using the medicine.

Uses of Ocuflur Eye Ointment

  • Treatment of Post-operative eye pain and inflammation

Side effects of Ocuflur Eye Ointment

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ocuflur

  • Eye discomfort
  • Burning sensation

How to use Ocuflur 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 Ocuflur Eye Ointment works

Ocuflur Eye Ointment is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause fever, pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ocuflur Eye Ointment 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
Ocuflur Eye Ointment is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ocuflur Eye Ointment may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Undesirable effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue and visual disturbances are possible after taking Ocuflur Eye Ointment. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • Do not touch the tip of the dropper to any surface, to avoid contaminating the eye drops.
  • It may cause short term blurring of vision. Use caution before driving or using machines.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Propionic acid Derivatives
Habit Forming
No

Patient Concerns

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what is the cause of redness of eye
Dr. Vishal Arora
Ophthalmology
Infection, allergy, inflammation are major causes of redness in the eye
i have met an accident and as per x-ray left hand wrist joint is affected. pls check my reports attached. i have gone through surgery and plating is done. i want to know if plating and surgery was necessary or not.
Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
Please share the pics of pre-operative and post-operative X-rays
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FAQs

Q. Is Ocuflur safe?

Ocuflur is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Ocuflur narcotic/ addictive/ does Ocuflur thin blood (work as a blood thinner)?

No, Ocuflur is not a narcotic and it is not addictive. Ocuflur has no known effects on blood thinning

Q. Is flurbiprofen stronger than ibuprofen/ like/ same as ibuprofen/ a painkiller/ Ansaid?

Flurbiprofen belongs to a group of medicines called NSAID like ibuprofen. The effects of both are comparable. Flurbiprofen is a painkiller and used to treat pain and inflammation. Ansaid is a trade name of the active medicine flurbiprofen

Q. Is Ocuflur FDA approved?

Yes, Ocuflur is FDA approved for treating pain and inflammation

Q. Is Ocuflur over-the-counter medicine?

No, Ocuflur is a prescription medicine. It will be given to you if you produce a prescription by your doctor

Q. Can I take flurbiprofen with ibuprofen/ Tylenol (paracetamol)?

Ibuprofen and paracetamol are all drugs that belong to the same group of medicines as flurbiprofen i.e. non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and therefore, concomitant use of two or more NSAIDs (including aspirin) may increase the risk of adverse effects. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding dosage, duration and frequency of use, and any concomitant medication used

Q. Does Ocuflur make you sleepy or drowsy/ high/ tired/ increase blood pressure?

Yes, Ocuflur may make you feel sleepy or drowsy, tired, raise/ increase your blood pressure. It is not known if it makes one feel high. Always follow the instructions of doctor regarding dosage, duration and frequency of use for Ocuflur

Q. What does Ocuflur treat?

Ocuflur belongs to a class of medicine called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), used to treat pain and inflammation

Q. Does Ocuflur affect birth control?

No, Ocuflur has no known effects on birth control

Q. Does Ocuflur have aspirin?

No, Ocuflur does not have aspirin. Ocuflur is active molecule similar to aspirin and both belong to same group of medicines called non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
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References

  1. Furst DE, Ulrich RW, Varkey-Altamirano C. Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, Disease Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs, Nonopioids Analgesics, & Drugs Used in Gout. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ, editors. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. p. 627.
  2. Grosser T, Smyth E, FitzGerald GA. Anti-Inflammatory, Antipyretic, and Analgesic Agents; Pharmacotherapy of Gout. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. p. 989.
  3. Flurbiprofen. Irvine, California: Allergan, Inc; 201. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Mayo Clinic. Flubiprofen. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

FDC LIMITED, B-8, MIDC Area, Waluj - 431 136, Dist. Aurangabad, Maharashtra
A licensed vendor partner from your nearest location will deliver Ocuflur Eye Ointment. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your doctor's ℞ and the availability of this medicine.
MRP
46.4
5 gm in 1 tube
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