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food interaction for ZINCOREN

alcohol interaction for ZINCOREN

pregnancy interaction for ZINCOREN

lactation interaction for ZINCOREN

medicine interaction for ZINCOREN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
Zincoren 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
Zincoren eye drop is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR ZINCOREN

Boric Acid(1.9% w/v)

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

Increased liver enzymes, Abdominal pain, Allergic reaction, Burning sensation, Irritation, Cns stimulation, Central nervous system depression, Diarrhoea, Rash, Vomiting
Sodium Chloride(1% w/v)

Uses

Sodium Chloride is used in short term fluid replacement after trauma, dehydration and irrigation solution for eye/nose.

How it works

Sodium chloride works by replacing fluid loss.

Common side effects

Volume overload
Sulphacetamide(12% w/v)

Uses

Sulphacetamide is used in the treatment of bacterial infections

How it works

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

Common side effects

Blurred vision, Burning sensation, Eye itching, Eye swelling, Headache, Itching, Skin rash, Skin redness, Tingling sensation
Zinc Sulfate(0.1% w/v)

Uses

Zinc Sulfate is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies

How it works

Zinc sulfate provides essential nutrients

Common side effects

COMMON DOSAGE FOR ZINCOREN EYE DROP

Patients taking ZINCOREN EYE DROP

  • 57%
    Once A Day
  • 43%
    Twice A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR ZINCOREN

No substitutes found

Expert advice FOR ZINCOREN

  • Avoid using boric acid for jock itch/groin itch for more than 2 week and athlete's foot or ringworm for more than 4 week.
  • Do not use boric acid along with other eye medication containing polyvinyl alcohol.
  • Avoid using this medication if you have any open wound or other skin injury around your eyes.
  • Boric acid is a weak antibiotic and should not be used to treat any type of infection without the advice of a doctor. There are many other, more effective antibiotics available.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)