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Overview

Uses of Opthosulf Eye Drop

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

Opthosulf Eye Drop side effects

Common
  • Eye irritation
  • Stinging sensation
  • Burning sensation at the site of application

How to use Opthosulf 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 Opthosulf Eye Drop works

Opthosulf Eye Drop is a combination of three medicines: Sulphacetamide / Sulfacetamide, Boric Acid and Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate. Sulphacetamide / Sulfacetamide is an antibiotic. It stops bacteria from producing folic acid, a vitamin required for bacterial multiplication. Boric Acid and Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate are antiseptics which treat bacterial infection in the eye and relieve irritation.

Opthosulf Eye Drop related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Opthosulf Eye Drop during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
It is not known whether Opthosulf Eye Drop alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Opthosulf Eye Drop
Zinco Sulpha Eye Drop
Bell Pharma Pvt Ltd
₹5.72/ml of Eye Drop
98% costlier

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Optho Remedies Pvt.Ltd. 28, MNNIT Industrial Estate, Teliarganj, Allahabad. Uttar Pradesh, India PIN - 211004
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