Sunephrine Eye Drop

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Sunways India Pvt Ltd

Composition for Sunephrine 2.5% Eye Drop

Primarily used for

Pupil dilation, Nasal congestion (Stuffy nose)
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26.62
5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Sunephrine Eye Drop

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Uses of Sunephrine Eye Drop

Sunephrine Eye Drop is used in pupil dilation and Nasal congestion.
It is also used to treat low blood pressure that can occur during different types of anesthesia.
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Side effects of Sunephrine Eye Drop

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Palpitations, Increased blood pressure, Increased heart rate, Heart beat irregular.

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How to use Sunephrine 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 Sunephrine Eye Drop works

Sunephrine eye drop narrows the small blood vessels, which provide temporary relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

In Depth Information on Sunephrine Eye Drop

Expert advice for Sunephrine Eye Drop

  • Oral phenylephrine should be taken with food
  • Phenylephrine can make you restless, so don't take it too close to bedtime
  • Do not use this medicine without doctor's advice if you are pregnant or breast feeding
  • Smoking may worsen the effect; therefore use of tobacco should be avoided.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Sunephrine Eye Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Sunephrine 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Sunephrine Eye Drop should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.

Milk secretions decreases
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Driving
SAFE
Sunephrine Eye Drop does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Sunephrine Eye Drop is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution to be advised in patients with severe impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Phenylephrine, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Sunephrine 2.5% Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for Phenylephrine

Sunephrine is not an antibiotic, stimulant, NSAID, but a decongestant and is used to relieve blocked nose. Sunephrine works for most of the patients if taken as recommended. It does not have aspirin in it
Q. Can i take phenylephrine with ibuprofen/pseudoephedrine/citalopram/Nyquil/ acetaminophen/ dextromethorphan/ Zyrtec/ Flonase/ Advil?
Drug interaction with any of the above mentioned drugs is not documented, but it can occur. Always follow your doctor’s advice before taking any medicine with phenylephrine
Do not take Sunephrine with high blood pressure
No, Sunephrine is not same as Sudafed which contains pseudoephedrine.
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Substitutes for Sunephrine

No substitutes found for this medicine
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