Optipred Drop

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Calix Health Care

Composition for Optipred 0.05% w/v Drop

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85.71
5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Optipred Drop

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Uses of Optipred Drop

Optipred Drop is used in the treatment of Allergic disorders, Severe allergic reaction and eye disorders.
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Side effects of Optipred Drop

Common

Muscle disorders, Electrolyte imbalance, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Behavioural changes, Increased blood pressure, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract, Increased risk of infection.

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How to use Optipred Drop

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a marked dropper and take it as directed. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Optipred Drop at a fixed time.

How Optipred Drop works

Difluprednate belongs to the class of drugs known as corticosteroids. It acts by stopping the release of certain natural substances in body that are responsible for pain and swelling..

In Depth Information on Optipred Drop

Expert advice for Optipred Drop

  • Inform your doctor if you have or had raised eyeball pressure with or without compromised vision (glaucoma), viral infection in the eye, herpes, etc.
  • If you are using another eye drop along with difluprednate, maintain a time gap of 10 minutes between the application.
  • Do not use difluprednate eye drops while wearing contact lenses.
  • Do not suddenly stop difluprednate administration on your own, without consulting your doctor.
  • Consult your doctor immediately if your symptoms does not improve after 2 days of difluprednate treatment.
  • You may undergo eye check up on a regular basis to ensure this medication is not causing any harmful effects.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as difluprednate may impact normal vision.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Optipred Drop
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Optipred 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
CAUTION
Optipred Drop should be used with caution during lactation.
Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Optipred Drop may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or dec
rease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Optipred Drop is safe to use in patients with kidney disease
. No dose adjustment of Optipred Drop is recommended.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Onabet Powder, Gli 2mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension, Pratham 200mg/5ml Rediuse Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Difluprednate, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Optipred 0.05% w/v Drop

Frequently asked questions for Difluprednate

It is a solution in an emulsion form used to treat post-operative and post-infectious swelling and pain of the eyes.

Substitutes for Optipred

No substitutes found for this medicine
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