Terracort Eye/Ear Drops

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Composition for Terracort Eye/Ear Drops

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29.62
5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Terracort Eye/Ear Drops

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Uses of Tetracycline

Tetracycline is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Tetracycline

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Tetracycline

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 Terracort Eye/Ear Drops works

Tetracycline is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.
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Uses of Hydrocortisone

Hydrocortisone is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders, cancer, skin disorders and eye disorders.
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Side effects of Hydrocortisone

Common

Electrolyte imbalance, Redistribution/accumulation of body fat, Increased risk of infection, Bone degradation, Skin scar, Behavioural changes, Altered bone growth, Increased blood pressure, Muscle disorders, Increased glucose level in blood, Cataract.

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How to use Hydrocortisone

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 Terracort Eye/Ear Drops works

Hydrocortisone belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids. It prevents and treats the allergic and inflammatory reactions by decreasing the number of blood cells that cause inflammation and allergy. .

In Depth Information on Terracort Eye/Ear Drops

Expert advice for Tetracycline

  • Your doctor has prescribed Tetracycline to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Take Tetracycline with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach and acid reflux.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Do not take calcium, antacids or iron at least 2 hours before or 6 hours after taking Tetracycline.
  • Discontinue Tetracycline and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.

Expert advice for Hydrocortisone

Do not use these medicine: 
  • if you are allergic to hydrocortisone or any of the other ingredients in this medicine.
  • on broken or infected skin.
  • on the face or near your eyes.
  • on the anal or genital areas.
  • if you are pregnant.
Do not apply plasters or dressings over the cream. Do not use on children under 10 years, unless your doctor tells you to. Do not use for a duration more than that is prescribed by your doctor, especially in children. Do consult your doctor, if the skin condition does not improve after application at prescribed dose and duration. The injection can  may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely.The injection may mask signs of infection or put you at greater risk of developing very serious infections. Report to your doctor any injuries or signs of infection (e.g., persistent sore throat/cough/fever, pain during urination, muscle aches) that occur while using this medication or within 12 months after stopping it.
Terracort Eye/Ear Drops related warnings
Special precautions for Terracort Eye/Ear Drops
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Terracort Eye/Ear Drops is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Terracort Eye/Ear Drops is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Terracort Eye/Ear Drops does not usually affect your ability to drive.
None stated
Kidney
CAUTION
Terracort Eye/Ear Drops should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Terracort Eye/Ear Drops may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Terracort Eye/Ear Drops is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Terracort Eye/Ear Drops should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Terracort Eye/Ear Drops may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

Frequently asked questions about Hydrocortisone

Q. Is hydrocortisone safe?
Hydrocortisone belongs to a class of medications called corticosteroids. Hydrocortisone is safe when used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is hydrocortisone same as cortisone, cort stim, cort s?
Cort s is proprietary (brand) name of hydrocortisone injection. Cortisone is other name of hydrocortisone. Cort stim is contracted (short) form for cortisol stimulation test
Q. Is hydrocortisone good for ringworm, cold sores, haemorrhoids, scars or burns?
No. Hydrocortisone is contraindicated in any condition where the skin is infected or inflamed
Q. Does hydrocortisone help in eczema, acne, hives, dry skin and thrush?
Hydrocortisone relieves the itching associated with eczema and local swelling and itching associated with hives. It should not be used in acne, dry skin and thrush
Q. Can I take ibuprofen, Tylenol or Benadryl with hydrocortisone?
NSAIDs like ibuprofen, Tylenol (acetaminophen), Benadryl (paracetamol, diphenhydramine, and phenylephrine) should not be taken if hydrocortisone is being taken orally. There is however little chance of interaction between hydrocortisone for local application and other drugs which are taken orally. Always follow the advice of the doctor regarding use of hydrocortisone ointment/cream and other medications.
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Substitutes for Terracort

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