Optimide Eye Drop

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Optimide Eye Drop
Optimide Eye Drop is used in eye examination and uveitis. It is especially used in adults.
Optimide Eye Drop side effects
Common
  • Stinging in the eyes
  • Blurred vision
  • Dryness in mouth
How to use Optimide 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 Optimide Eye Drop works
Optimide Eye Drop is used to dilate or enlarge the pupil of the eye so that the doctor can examine the back of the eyeball. It may also be used to reduce pain in certain eye conditions.
Optimide Eye Drop related warnings
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Optimide 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
Optimide Eye Drop is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
To reduce the amount of Optimide Eye Drop that reaches the breastmilk, place pressure over the corner of the eye for 1 minute or more, then remove the excess solution with an absorbent tissue.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Some people find the bright light (such as daylight) uncomfortable for a few hours after receiving Optimide Eye Drop which may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established
What if you miss a dose of Optimide Eye Drop?
If you miss a dose of Optimide Eye Drop, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Optimide Eye Drop enlarges the pupil for eye examination and is commonly used in adults.
  • It also reduces inflammation (redness and swelling) after cataract surgery.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after instilling the drop.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Optimide

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My both eyes was treated against the problem of lens dislocation by doing optical iridectomy in 1999.But few days my right eye's lens is got detached and it comes in my visual field. Please advice me whether it may creat some problem to other eye parts or not? If there is surgery requirment then please mention the name and details. Some doctors doubt that I am affected by any kind of marfan syndrome.
Dr. Richa Jain
Eye Specialist
In Marfan syndrome lens subluxation is common other eye abnormalities can also occur like retinal detachment etcVisit eye doctor for eye examination
My eyes are becoming red past 6 days.so i consult a doctor but i found no improvement in it they told me its an allergy and give me to eye drops(lubi fresh,pataday 0.2)but it didnt give me any effect
Dr. Vishal Arora
Eye Specialist
One needs to check for uveitis or active inflamation if the redness is not going with the use of the drops you are using. Decrease your digital screen exposure as this kind of picture is also seen with digital eye strain http://www.arohealth.com/computer-vision-syndrome2.html
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FAQs

Q. What is Optimide used for?
Optimide is used to enlarge (dilate) the pupil of the eye (topical mydriatic) as well as for temporary paralysis of the eye (cycloplegia) for easy examination of different parts of the eye like the lens, vitreous humor, retina etc. by a doctor or eye specialist
Q. How does Optimide work?
Optimide. belongs to a class of medication called antimuscarinics. It blocks the activity of the acetyl choline receptor, thus stopping the transmission of nerve impulses. This in turn leads to dilation as well temporary paralysis of the eye
Q. Why does Optimide sting?
Optimide has mild stinging as a well-known side effect
Q. How quickly does Optimide work?
Optimide is known to work usually within half an hour of using it.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 11th May 2018.
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