Poly C Eye Ointment


Overview

Uses of Poly C Eye Ointment

Poly C Eye Ointment is used in the treatment of bacterial eye infections.

Poly C Eye Ointment side effects

Common
  • Application site irritation
  • Burning sensation

How to use Poly C Eye Ointment

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 tube close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the tube and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid.

How Poly C Eye Ointment works

Poly C Eye Ointment is a combination of two antibiotics: Polymyxin B and Chloramphenicol. These antibiotics work by killing the bacteria or stopping their growth in the eye. Together, they treat your eye infection effectively.

Poly C Eye Ointment related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Poly C Eye Ointment 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
CAUTION
Poly C Eye Ointment is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Poly C Eye Ointment may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Poly C Eye Ointment
Takchlor Eye Ointment
Pharmtak Ophtalmics India Pvt Ltd
₹9.68/gm of Eye Ointment
79% costlier
Pychlor Eye Ointment
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₹6.12/gm of Eye Ointment
13% costlier

FAQs

Q. What would happen if I instill a higher dose of Poly C?
Instilling a higher dose of Poly C is very rare. However, if this happens, wash your eyes with water and inform your doctor.
Q. In what conditions should I avoid the use of Poly C?
The use of Poly C should be avoided in viral or fungal infections. Poly C contains polymyxin B and chloramphenicol, both of which are antibiotics and are active only against the bacterial infections.
Q. What precautions should be taken while using Poly C?
The use of Poly C can cause blurring of vision. Do not drive or operate any machines after using Poly C. Also, consult your doctor before using contact lenses. Do not use contact lenses immediately after using Poly C.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Poly C?
Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Q. Are there any serious side effects associated with the use of Poly C?
Serious side effects because of the use of Poly C. Very rarely, long-term use of chloramphenicol can affect the bone marrow. Inform your doctor if you experience unusual tiredness or bleeding while using Poly C.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 19th Dec 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
C -36, Block 2, Clifton, Karachi, Pakistan.
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5 gm in 1 tube
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