Zaha Eye Ointment

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Overview

Uses of Zaha Eye Ointment

Zaha Eye Ointment is used in the treatment of bacterial eye infections.

Zaha Eye Ointment side effects

Common
  • Eye irritation
  • Burning sensation

How to use Zaha Eye Ointment

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 tube close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the tube and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid.

How Zaha Eye Ointment works

Zaha Eye Ointment is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.

Zaha Eye Ointment related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Zaha Eye Ointment is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Zaha Eye Ointment is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
It should be wiped off thoroughly prior to nursing if it is being applied to the breast or nipple area.
Driving
It is not known whether Zaha Eye Ointment alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Zaha Eye Ointment?

If you miss a dose of Zaha Eye Ointment, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Zaha Eye Ointment to treat bacterial infections of the eye.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Zaha with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diabic, Glywin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Glunase
MODERATE
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
MODERATE
Brand(s): Arifril
MINOR
Brand(s): Stozen, Sulpigold
MINOR
Brand(s): Medipax
MINOR
Brand(s): Norma, Cizonil
MINOR
Brand(s): Loxaris, Loxacon
MINOR
Brand(s): Zipris
MINOR
Brand(s): Quitsun, Qutec, Qutipin
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Zaha

How to apply zaha ointment for eye infection
Dr. Richa Jain
Eye Specialist
Pull ur lower eyelid n put a small amount of ointment in the space. Use it 3 times a day
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FAQs

Q. Is Zaha safe?
Zaha is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can the use of Zaha cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Zaha can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.
Q. How long does Zaha takes to work?
Usually, Zaha starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.
Q. What if I don't get better after using Zaha?
Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.
Q. Can I stop taking Zaha when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Zaha and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Q. Can the use of Zaha cause infertility?
There is no firm evidence to suggest that the use of Zaha will cause infertility in males or females.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Jun 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Ajanta House, Charkop, Kandivli West, Mumbai 400 067, India
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