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Vanmycetin 1 % 1 % Opticops

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Composition for Vanmycetin 1 % 1 % Opticops

Primary uses of Vanmycetin 1 % 1 % Opticops

Bacterial eye infections
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Medicine Overview of Vanmycetin 1% Opticops

Uses of Vanmycetin 1% Opticops

Vanmycetin 1 % 1 % Opticops is used in the treatment of bacterial eye infections.

Vanmycetin 1% Opticops side effects

Common

Side Effect of Vanmycetin 1% is Eye irritation.

How to use Vanmycetin 1% Opticops

Take the medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.

How Vanmycetin 1% Opticops works

Vanmycetin 1 % 1 % Opticops is an antibiotic which stops the growth of bacteria that cause eye infections. It does so by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. This does not directly kill the bacteria, but prevents them from increasing in numbers, and eventually clears up the eye infection.

In Depth Information on Vanmycetin 1% Opticops

Expert advice for Vanmycetin 1% Opticops

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Antibiotics will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
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Vanmycetin 1% Opticops related warnings
Special precautions for Vanmycetin 1% Opticops
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Vanmycetin 1 % 1 % Opticops 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
CAUTION
Vanmycetin 1 % 1 % Opticops is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Vanmycetin 1 % 1 % Opticops may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Vanmycetin 1% Opticops

Frequently asked questions about Chloramphenicol

Q. Is Chloromycetin the same as chlorsig?
Both Chloromycetin and chlorsig contains chloramphenicol. Chlorsig is available as eye drop or ointment and Chloromycetin is an oral formulation.
Q. Is chloramphenicol bacteriostatic or bactericidal/ an antibiotic/does it contains penicillin/ does it contain steroids/ treat styes?
Chloramphenicol is an antibiotic and exerts both bactericidal and bacteriostatic against wide variety of gram positive and gram negative bacteria including E.coli. No, it does not contain penicillin or steroids
Q. Is chloramphenicol safe/ do chloramphenicol cause aplastic anemia/ safe for babies?
Chloramphenicol is safe at recommended dose and duration; however, in some cases it has led to rare side effects such as aplastic anemia. Chloramphenicol should not be used in children under 2 years of age and used be with extreme caution in children above 2 years of age especially who have diarrhea or a stomach or bowel infection
Q. Does chloramphenicol sting/ does chloramphenicol cause dry eyes?
Chloramphenicol eye drops/ ointment may cause transient burning or stinging sensation. It does not cause but should be used with extreme precaution in patients with dry eye syndrome
Q. Can i take paracetamol with chloramphenicol?
Chloramphenicol is not known to have any drug interactions with paracetamol, however, it should be taken together as per doctor's advice
Q. Is chloromycetin a penicillin/ an antibiotic/ with the formula/ chloromycetin is a drug for which disease?
Chloramphenicol is a brand name for chloramphenicol. It is not penicillin. It is an antibiotic with the formula C11H12Cl2N2O5. It used in the treatment of serious infections in different parts of the body caused by bacteria by killing or preventing their growth
Q. Is chloromycetin over the counter/ is obtained from?
No, it is available only with your doctor's prescription
Q. Is chloramphenicol and tetracycline similar?
Chloramphenicol and tetracycline belongs to same category of drugs with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response

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Taking Vanmycetin 1% with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Vanmycetin 1% with Methylcobalamin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Methylcobalamin: Altimic, Actovis Plus, Mycovit-OD, Nurolim, Mecoz, Neurowel, Neuropat, Oxynerve, Ribcobal, Mecoffin
Vanmycetin 1% with Iron
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Iron: Ansurose, Farus, Feryz, Swi FE, Herfem S, FE 10, Irozorb S, Microfer, Sufecient, Jectocos
Vanmycetin 1% with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
Vanmycetin 1% with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Vanmycetin 1% with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclosporine: Imudrops, Neoral, Consiral, Hydroeyes, Oncyclo, Panimun Bioral, Cyrin, Cyclophil ME, Sandimmun Neoral, Sandimmun
Vanmycetin 1% with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon, Sonal, Nytoin, Barbee, Gardenal, Fenobarb, Luminal, Beetal, Phenotone
Vanmycetin 1% with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline
Vanmycetin 1% with Tacrolimus
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tacrolimus: Imunotac, Emgraf, Taclicept, Pangraf, Tacsant, Tacloran, Rengraf, Vingraf, Tacromus, Tacmus
Vanmycetin 1% with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom
Vanmycetin 1% with Paracetamol / Acetaminophen
MINOR
Medicines with composition Paracetamol / Acetaminophen: Vandol, Amidol, Tempsol, Clearitol, Infumol, Masmol, Crocimax, Azomol, Pyro, Achmol
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Substitutes for Vanmycetin 1%

No substitutes found for this medicine
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