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No interaction found
No interaction found
Opthosulf 12.5%w/v/2%w/v/0.1%w/v 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Opthosulf 12.5%w/v/2%w/v/0.1%w/v eye drop is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR OPTHOSULF

Sulfacetamide(12.5% w/v)

Uses

Sulfacetamide is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and acne (pimples)

How it works

Sulfacetamide is an antibiotic. It stops bacteria from producing folic acid, a vitamin required for bacterial replication.

Common side effects

Stinging sensation, Irritation, Burning sensation
Boric Acid(2% w/v)

Uses

Boric Acid is used to prevent infections

How it works

Boric acid belongs to class of drugs called antiseptics. It can weakly inhibit bacterial and fungal growth. It irrigates the eyes, cleanses, refreshes and soothes the irritated eyes; and help in removal of loose foreign material, air pollutants or chlorinated water.

Common side effects

Increased liver enzymes, Abdominal pain, Allergic reaction, Burning sensation, Irritation, Cns stimulation, Central nervous system depression, Diarrhoea, Rash, Vomiting
Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate(0.1% w/v)

Uses

Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate is used in the treatment of nutritional defeciencies

How it works

Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate provides essential nutrients

Common side effects

SUBSTITUTES FOR OPTHOSULF

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR OPTHOSULF

  • Complete the full course of sulfacetamide treatment even if you feel better.
  • Do not apply sulfacetamide while you are wearing contact lenses. Wait for at least 15-20 minutes after using sulfacetamide to put in the contact lenses.
  • Ensure that you do not rub your eyes even if your vision is blurred after applying sulfacetamide.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as sulfacetamide may cause blurred vision.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions FOR OPTHOSULF

Sulfacetamide

Q.

Is sulfacetamide sodium ophthalmic solution an antibiotic/ a sulfa drug?
Sulfacetamide belongs to a class of medicines called sulfonamide antibiotics

Q.

Is sulfacetamide used for pink eye?
Yes. Sulfacetamide is used for pink eye (conjunctivitis; inflammation of the eye)

Q.

Is sulfacetamide supposed to burn?
Sulfacetamide may cause burning sensation. Consult your doctor burning continues for more than 48 hours.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)