RIDINOX 0.1% EYE DROP

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Composition FOR RIDINOX 0.1% eye drop

Idoxuridine(0.1%)

food interaction for RIDINOX eye drop

alcohol interaction for RIDINOX eye drop

pregnancy interaction for RIDINOX eye drop

lactation interaction for RIDINOX eye drop

medicine interaction for RIDINOX eye drop

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No interaction found
No interaction found
Ridinox 0.1% 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Ridinox 0.1% eye drop is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR RIDINOX 0.1% eye drop

Idoxuridine(0.1%)

Ridinox eye drop uses

Ridinox 0.1% eye drop is used in the treatment of eye infections by herpes simplex virus.

How ridinox eye drop works

Ridinox 0.1% eye drop is an antiviral drug. It prevents the multiplication of the virus in human cells. Thus stops the virus from producing new viruses.

Common side effects of ridinox eye drop

Itching, Inflammation, Pain, Eyelid inflammation.

SUBSTITUTES FOR RIDINOX eye drop

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR RIDINOX eye drop

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Drink plenty of water while on treatment with Idoxuridine. This helps to prevent kidney stone and kidney damage.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems. A dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
  • You should not have sex if you have genital sores or blisters. If you're taking Idoxuridine for herpes, you should use barrier methods (condoms) when you're having sex since you can still pass it on to other people, even if you're taking the medication.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions FOR RIDINOX 0.1% eye drop

Idoxuridine

Q. How does idoxuridine work?
Idoxuridine belongs to a class of medication called nucleoside analogues. It stops the DNA replication and inhibits the virus from multiplying
Q. What is idoxuridine used for?
Idoxuridine is used to treat viral infections (keratitis) in the eye caused by herpes simplex
Q. Does idoxuridine need to be refrigerated?
Idoxuridine should be refrigerated but it should not be frozen.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)