Medicine Overview of Solodex Eye/Ear Drops
Uses of Solodex Eye/Ear Drops
Solodex 0.1% Eye/Ear Drops is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
Side effects of Solodex Eye/Ear Drops
Skin thinning, Contact dermatitis.
How to use Solodex Eye/Ear Drops
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/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.
How Solodex Eye/Ear Drops works
Solodex 0.1% eye/ear drops is a topical corticosteroid (anti-inflammatory medicine). It works by reducing redness, itching, and swelling caused by various skin conditions.
In Depth Information on Solodex Eye/Ear Drops
Expert advice for Solodex Eye/Ear Drops
- Do not wear contact lenses while using dexamethasone eye drops.
- Do not use dexamethasone eye drops if you have glaucoma (increased eye pressure) or diabetes.
- Do not drive or operate heavy machinery because it may cause blurred vision.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
- Do not use if you are allergic to dexamethasone or any of its ingredients.
- Children < 2 years must not use.
- Do not use if you have preexisting eye infections which are not treated, high pressure in eyes, untreated infection /fungal infection that affects the whole body.
Special precautions for Solodex 0.1% Eye/Ear Drops
No interaction found
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Solodex 0.1% Eye/Ear Drops may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Solodex 0.1% Eye/Ear Drops is probably safe to use during la+more
ctation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Solodex 0.1% Eye/Ear Drops may cause blurring of your vision+more
for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear....
There is limited information available on the use of Solodex+more
0.1% Eye/Ear Drops in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Frequently asked questions for Solodex 0.1% Eye/Ear Drops
Frequently asked questions for Dexamethasone Topical
Q. Are decadron and prednisone same as dexamethasone?
No, Decadron is a brand name of dexamethasone. Prednisone, however, is entirely different drug. Both drugs belong to a same class of medications called corticosteroids
Q. Is dexamethasone a narcotic, sulfa drug, NSAID or controlled substance?
No, dexamethasone is a corticosteroid drug which shows anti-inflammatory action. It is not a controlled substance or sulfa drug. It can be obtained only on production of valid prescription
Q. Is dexamethasone topical safe for toddlers?
No, dexamethasone topical is not safe for toddlers.
User Submitted Feedback For Solodex 0.1% Eye/Ear Drops
Patients taking Solodex 0.1% Eye/Ear Drops
Once A Day
Thrice A Day
Substitutes for Solodex
No substitutes found for this medicine