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Sulphachlor Eye Drop

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Primary uses of Sulphachlor Eye Drop

Bacterial infections of the eye
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Medicine Overview of Sulphachlor Eye Drop

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Uses of Sulphachlor Eye Drop

Sulphachlor Eye Drop is used in the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye.
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Sulphachlor Eye Drop side effects

Common

Eye discomfort, Eye irritation, Burning sensation in eye.

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How to use Sulphachlor Eye Drop

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 Sulphachlor Eye Drop works

Sulphachlor Eye Drop is a combination of two antibiotics: Chloramphenicol and Sulphacetamide / Sulfacetamide which treat eye infections. Chloramphenicol stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Sulphacetamide / Sulfacetamide works by preventing the bacteria from producing folic acid, a nutrient required for bacterial multiplication. Together, they treat your infection effectively.

In Depth Information on Sulphachlor Eye Drop

Sulphachlor Eye Drop related warnings
Special precautions for Sulphachlor Eye Drop
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Sulphachlor 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Sulphachlor Eye Drop during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Sulphachlor Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
Sulphachlor Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Sulphachlor Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Sulphachlor Eye Drop in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

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