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Tofler Eye Drop

Prescription Required

Introduction

Tofler Eye Drop is a prescription medicine having a combination of medicines that is used to treat eye pain. It helps in relieving pain, discomfort and irritation. It relieves redness and swelling of the eyes.

Tofler Eye Drop is to be used only in the affected eye in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Wash your hands before using this medicine. It is advised to check the label for directions before use. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

The most common side effects include burning, irritation and stinging sensation at the application site. If these side effects persist for a longer duration, inform your doctor. In case by accident, this medicine goes into your ears, nose or mouth, immediately rinse it with water.

Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or are allergic to this medicine or taking any other medication. It is advised not to drive or operate heavy machinery after use of this medicine as it may cause dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue and visual disturbances which may affect your ability to drive.

Uses of Tofler Eye Drop

Side effects of Tofler Eye Drop

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Tofler

  • Burning sensation in eye
  • Irritation
  • Stinging in the eyes

How to use Tofler 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 without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Tofler Eye Drop works

Tofler Eye Drop is a combination of two medicines: flurbiprofen and mercuric nitrate. Flurbiprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that causes pain and inflammation (redness and swelling). Phenyl mercuric nitrate is a preservative.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Tofler Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Tofler Eye Drop during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Tofler Eye Drop may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Undesirable effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue and visual disturbances are possible after taking Tofler Eye Drop. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Tofler Eye Drop
₹7.0/ml of Eye Drop
Saplure Eye Drop
Sapient Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹4/ml of Eye Drop
save 43%
Proflur Eye Drop
Nri Vision Care India Limited
₹8/ml of Eye Drop
14% costlier

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL

Patient Concerns

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Swelling on right eye since morning.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
Eye drop zymer 2 drop both eye three time ( every 8 hour ) for 2-3 days
In new born babys (11 days)left side eye tears and waste products r coming is there any problm
Dr. Amit Modi
Paediatrics
Ur baby might have eye infection. You can try eye drop tobramycin 1 drop in affected eye 4 times a day for two days.
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References

  1. Flurbiprofen sodium ophthalmic solution. Irvine, California: Allergan, Inc; 2012. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Mayo Clinic. Flubiprofen. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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