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Senzclor H Eye Ointment

Prescription Required

Introduction

Senzclor H Eye Ointment is a prescription medicine having a combination of medicines that is used to treat bacterial eye infections. It stops the growth of bacteria and helps in relieving redness, itching and swelling.

Senzclor H Eye Ointment is to be used only in the affected eye in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Wash your hands  before using this medicine. It is advised to check the label for directions before use. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

The  most common side effects include discomfort, irritation and burning sensation at the application  site. If these side effects persist for a longer duration, inform your doctor. In case by accident, this medicine goes into your ears, nose or mouth, immediately rinse it with water. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or are allergic to this medicine or taking any other medication.  It is advised not to drive or operate heavy machinery after use of this medicine as it may cause blurring of vision and may affect your ability to drive.

Uses of Senzclor H Eye Ointment

  • Bacterial eye infections

Side effects of Senzclor H Eye Ointment

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Senzclor H

  • Eye discomfort
  • Eye irritation
  • Burning sensation in eye

How to use Senzclor H 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 Senzclor H Eye Ointment works

Senzclor H Eye Ointment is a combination of two medicines: Chloramphenicol and Hydrocortisone. Chloramphenicol is an antibiotic which stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Hydrocortisone is a steroid medicine. It blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that cause redness, swelling and itching after an allergy or infection.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Senzclor H Eye Ointment may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Senzclor H Eye Ointment is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Senzclor H 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

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OPHTHAL OTOLOGICALS

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FAQs

Q. How long does Senzclor H Eye Ointment takes to work?

Usually, Senzclor H Eye Ointment starts working soon after using it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Can I stop using Senzclor H Eye Ointment when I feel better?

No, do not stop using Senzclor H Eye Ointment and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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References

  1. Chloramphenicol. Slough, UK: Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare (UK) Ltd.; 2012 [revised 9 Feb. 2016]. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Hydrocortisone. Romford: Martindale Pharmaceuticals Ltd.; 2008. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Chloramphenicol. Romford, Essex: Martindale Pharmaceuticals Ltd.; 2010 [revised 18 Apr. 2017]. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Hydrocortisone. Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire: Thea Pharmaceuticals Ltd.; 2017 [revised 26th Oct. 2018]. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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