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Opthodex Eye Drop

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Primary uses of Opthodex Eye Drop

Bacterial eye infections
MRP
9.56
5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Opthodex Eye Drop

Uses of Opthodex Eye Drop

Opthodex Eye Drop is used in the treatment of bacterial eye infections.

Opthodex Eye Drop side effects

Common

Side Effects of Opthodex are Application site irritation, Burning sensation.

How to use Opthodex 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 Opthodex Eye Drop works

Opthodex Eye Drop is a combination of two medicines: Chloramphenicol and Dexamethasone. Chloramphenicol is an antibiotic which stops bacterial growth in the eye by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Dexamethasone is a steroid. It blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the eye red, swollen and itchy.
In Depth Information on Opthodex Eye Drop

Opthodex Eye Drop related warnings

Special precautions for Opthodex Eye Drop
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Opthodex Eye Drop 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Opthodex Eye Drop is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Opthodex Eye Drop may cause dizziness (vertigo). Changes in your eyesight or muscle weakness may also happen. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Opthodex Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions about Opthodex Eye Drop
Q. How to use Opthodex?
Wash your hands before using Opthodex to avoid contamination, and do not touch the tip of a dropper. If you wear contact lenses, remove them before using the Opthodex. For using Opthodex tilt your head back, look up, and pull down the lower eyelid to make a pouch and place a Opthodex in the pouch.
Q. Can the use of Opthodex cause blurry vision?
Opthodex can make your eyes blurred for a short period of time. Avoid driving or operating machinery just after using Opthodex.
Q. What can I do if I have accidentally applied too much of Opthodex?
If you have applied too much drops of Opthodex, wash your eye with plenty of water. If irritation persists, inform your doctor immediately.
Q. Can I stop taking Opthodex when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Opthodex and finish the full course of treatment. Your symptoms may improve and you may start to feel better before the infection is completely cleared. Take your medicine for the duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Opthodex?
Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it as 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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