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ZINCO SULPHA 12.5%/1%/0.1% EYE DROP

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MRP: Rs. 57.24 for 1 packet(s) (10 ML eye drop each)
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lactation interaction for ZINCO SULPHA

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There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Zinco sulpha 12.5%/1%/0.1% 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Zinco sulpha 12.5%/1%/0.1% eye drop is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION for ZINCO SULPHA

Sulfacetamide(12.5%)

Uses

Sulfacetamide is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and acne (pimples).

How it works

Sulfacetamide is an antibiotic. It stops bacteria from producing folic acid, a vitamin required for bacterial replication.

Common side effects

Stinging sensation, Irritation, Burning sensation
Boric Acid(1%)

Uses

Boric Acid is used to prevent infections.

How it works

Boric acid belongs to class of drugs called antiseptics. It can weakly inhibit bacterial and fungal growth. It irrigates the eyes, cleanses, refreshes and soothes the irritated eyes; and help in removal of loose foreign material, air pollutants or chlorinated water.

Common side effects

Liver enzyme increased, Abdominal pain, Allergic reaction, Burning sensation, Irritation, Cns stimulation, Central nervous system depression, Diarrhoea, Rash, Vomiting
Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate(0.1%)

Uses

Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate is used in the treatment of nutritional defeciencies.

How it works

Zinc supplementation has been shown to reduce the duration and severity of diarrhea in populations of children with a high incidence of zinc deficiency, and also to reduce the frequency of recurrences in the subsequent 2-3 months.

Common side effects

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Expert advice for ZINCO SULPHA

  • Complete the full course of sulfacetamide treatment even if you feel better.
  • Do not apply sulfacetamide while you are wearing contact lenses. Wait for at least 15-20 minutes after using sulfacetamide to put in the contact lenses.
  • Ensure that you do not rub your eyes even if your vision is blurred after applying sulfacetamide.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as sulfacetamide may cause blurred vision.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for ZINCO SULPHA

Sulfacetamide

Q.Is sulfacetamide sodium ophthalmic solution an antibiotic/ a sulfa drug?
Sulfacetamide belongs to a class of medicines called sulfonamide antibiotics

Q.Is sulfacetamide used for pink eye?
Yes. Sulfacetamide is used for pink eye (conjunctivitis; inflammation of the eye)

Q.Is sulfacetamide supposed to burn?
Sulfacetamide may cause burning sensation. Consult your doctor burning continues for more than 48 hours.

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Content on this page was last updated on 27 January, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)