food interaction for OCUPOL
alcohol interaction for OCUPOL
pregnancy interaction for OCUPOL
lactation interaction for OCUPOL
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
SALT INFORMATION for OCUPOL
How it works
Common side effects
Common Dosage for OCUPOL OINTMENT
Patients taking OCUPOL OINTMENT
- 65%Once A Day
- 24%Twice A Day
- 6%Four Times A Day
- 6%Thrice A week
SUBSTITUTES for OCUPOLNo substitutes found
- Dr. Anita SethiMBBS, MD, DNB, Fellowship
- Dr. Vandana SarohaMBBS, MS, Fellowship
- Dr. Dheeraj GuptaMBBS, MS, Fellowship
- Dr. Parul SharmaMBBS, MS, DNB, Fellowship
- Dr. Reema DasMBBS, Diploma, MS
Expert advice for OCUPOL
Frequently asked questions for OCUPOL
Q.Is chloramphenicol bacteriostatic or bactericidal/ an antibiotic/does it contains penicillin/ does it contain steroids/ treat styes?
Chloramphenicol is an antibiotic and is both bactericidal (kills the bacteria) and bacteriostatic (inhibits the growth of bacteria without killing them) against numerous bacteria. No, it does not contain penicillin or steroids. It is used in the treatment of styes
Q.Does chloramphenicol sting/ does chloramphenicol cause dry eyes?
Chloramphenicol eye drops/ ointment may cause transient burning or stinging sensation. It does not cause but should be used with extreme precaution in patients with dry eye syndrome
Q.Is chloromycetin a penicillin/ an antibiotic/ with the formula/ chloromycetin is a drug for which disease?
Chloromycetin is a brand name for chloramphenicol. It is not penicillin. Chloromycetin cream is used in the treatment of infections of the eye surface and eyelids
Q.Is chloromycetin over the counter/ is obtained from?
No, it is available only with your doctor's prescription
Q.Is chloramphenicol and tetracycline similar?
Chloramphenicol and tetracycline are separate drugs with similar action. However, they are used to treat different types of infections
Q.Is Chloromycetin the same as chlorsig?
Both Chloromycetin and chlorsig contains chloramphenicol and are available in the form of ointment and eye drops.