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SOLODEX 0.1% EYE/EAR DROPS

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Composition FOR SOLODEX 0.1% eye/ear drops

Dexamethasone Topical(0.1%)

food interaction for SOLODEX eye/ear drops

alcohol interaction for SOLODEX eye/ear drops

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lactation interaction for SOLODEX eye/ear drops

medicine interaction for SOLODEX eye/ear drops

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No interaction found
No interaction found
Solodex 0.1% eye/ear drops 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
Solodex 0.1% eye/ear drops is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR SOLODEX 0.1% eye/ear drops

Dexamethasone Topical(0.1%)

Solodex eye/ear drops uses

Solodex 0.1% eye/ear drops is used in the treatment of allergic disorders and eye disorders.

How solodex eye/ear drops works

Dexamethasone belongs to the class of medications called as corticosteroids. It prevents allergic reactions by decreasing the chemicals responsible for allergy.

Common side effects of solodex eye/ear drops

Muscle disorders, Electrolyte imbalance, Altered bone growth, Skin scar, Application site irritation, Eye itching, Blurred vision, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Bone degradation, Behavioural changes, Tingling sensation, Eye discomfort, Increased intraocular pressure, Burning sensation, Increased blood pressure, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract, Increased risk of infection

SUBSTITUTES FOR SOLODEX eye/ear drops

No substitutes found

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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.

Frequently asked questions FOR SOLODEX 0.1% eye/ear drops

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.

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