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Ocupol Eye Ointment


Overview

Introduction

Ocupol Eye Ointment is a combination of two medicines. It is used in treating eye infections. It relieves pain, itching, discomfort, and irritation caused by infection. It also stops the growth of the infection-causing microorganisms.

Ocupol Eye Ointment is strictly advised to use only in the eyes. Use it in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Apply it only on the affected eye. You must wash your hand before administering the medicine. Do not use it more than the recommended dose. The medicine should not be stopped suddenly without doctor's consultation.

It is generally safe, but it may sometimes cause irritation, tingling sensation, and pain in the eyes. These effects are mild and go away in sometime but if they stay for a long duration, you should consult the doctor immediately.

Uses of Ocupol Eye Ointment

  • Bacterial eye infections

Side effects of Ocupol Eye Ointment

Common
  • Application site irritation
  • Burning sensation

How to use Ocupol 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 Ocupol Eye Ointment works

Ocupol Eye Ointment is a combination of two antibiotics: Polymyxin B and Chloramphenicol. These antibiotics work by killing the bacteria or stopping their growth in the eye. Together, they treat your eye infection effectively.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ocupol 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ocupol Eye Ointment is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ocupol Eye Ointment 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.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Patient Concerns

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Hi Sir, Please tell medicine for eye dandruff (full white residue on the edge of eyelid), I used to use Neosporin-H tube since the age of 7 year and it was effective, now it is not found in the market. What Medicine shall I apply?
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
Eye ointment ocupol d. For short duration. . But it should not be used for long as it contains steroid
I am having eye redness. Opthalmologist recommended ocupol d but instead only ocupol dx was available. Can I use it?
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
But not for a very long time
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Ocupol?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References
  1. Medscape. Polymyxin B. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2017] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Chloramphenicol. Fareham: Medicom Healthcare Ltd.; 2012 [revised 9 Feb. 2016]. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Polymyxin B. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2017] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Chloramphenicol. Romford, Essex: Martindale Pharmaceuticals Ltd.; 2010 [revised 18 Apr. 2017]. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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CENTAUR HOUSE, Near Grand Hyatt, Vakola ,Santacruz – East, Mumbai – 400 055, India.
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