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Medicine Overview of Opthosulf Eye Drop

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Uses of Sulphacetamide / Sulfacetamide

Sulphacetamide / Sulfacetamide is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Sulphacetamide / Sulfacetamide

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Skin rash, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Sulphacetamide / Sulfacetamide

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/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Opthosulf Eye Drop works

Sulphacetamide / Sulfacetamide is an antibiotic. It stops the bacteria from producing folic acid, a nutrient required for bacterial multiplication.
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Uses of Boric Acid

Boric Acid is used to prevent infections.
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Side effects of Boric Acid

Common

Increased liver enzymes, Abdominal pain, Allergic reaction, Burning sensation, Irritation, Cns stimulation, Central nervous system depression, Diarrhoea, Rash, Vomiting.

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How to use Boric Acid

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/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Opthosulf Eye Drop 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..
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Uses of Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate

Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.
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How to use Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate

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/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Opthosulf Eye Drop works

Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate provides essential nutrients.

In Depth Information on Opthosulf Eye Drop

Expert advice for Sulphacetamide / Sulfacetamide

  • Do not use if the sulphacetamide solution changes color.
  • Seek immediate medical attention is you experience signs of a secondary infection, as long-term or repeated use of sulfacetamide drops may trigger the same. 
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any allergic symptoms such as rash, red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin.
  • Avoid direct contact with the applicator tip to prevent any contamination. Keep the container tightly closed.
  • Do not drive or use any machinery after taking sulphacetamide as it may blurred the vision. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • Do not take if patient is allergic to sulphacetamide or any of its ingredients. 
  • Do not given Infants less than 2 months. 
 

Expert advice for Boric Acid

  • Avoid using boric acid for jock itch/groin itch for more than 2 week and athlete's foot or ringworm for more than 4 week.
  • Do not use boric acid along with other eye medication containing polyvinyl alcohol.
  • Avoid using this medication if you have any open wound or other skin injury around your eyes.
  • Boric acid is a weak antibiotic and should not be used to treat any type of infection without the advice of a doctor. There are many other, more effective antibiotics available.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Opthosulf Eye Drop related warnings
Special precautions for Opthosulf Eye Drop
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Opthosulf 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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Opthosulf Eye Drop
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
It is not known whether Opthosulf Eye Drop alters the abilit
y to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Opthosulf Eye Drop should be used with caution in patients w
ith kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Opthosulf Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Opthosulf Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Opthosulf Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

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