Zincoren Eye/Ear Drops


Introduction

Zincoren Eye/Ear Drops is a medicine used in the treatment of bacterial infections in the eye or ear. It provides relief from itching, irritation, redness, and teary eyes. It also draws out water from the swollen cornea and speeds up the recovery process.

Zincoren Eye/Ear Drops is to be used only in the affected eye. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Read the label carefully for instruction before you use the medicine. Wash your hands before using this medicine. Do not use too much or too little. Use it in the exact dose as prescribed by the doctor or as instructed in the label. 
Use of this medicine may cause discomfort, irritation, and burning sensation immediately on instillation. These are usually temporary and resolve with time. However, if they persist or get worse, inform your doctor. In case of accidental contact with your ears, nose, or mouth, immediately rinse it with water.
Inform your doctor if you have a known allergy to any of the ingredients in this medicine or if you are taking any other medication. It is advised not to drive or operate heavy machinery immediately after using this medicine as it may cause temporary blurring of vision and may affect your ability to drive.

Uses of Zincoren Eye/Ear Drops

  • Treatment of Bacterial eye / ear infections

Benefits of Zincoren Eye/Ear Drops

In Treatment of Bacterial eye / ear infections

Zincoren Eye/Ear Drops is used to treat infections in the eye or ear caused by bacteria. It stops the growth and multiplication of bacteria causing infection and helps relieve pain, swelling, redness, itching or irritation in the eyes or ear. It also gives relief from teary or watery eyes. Make sure you complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning. Apply Zincoren Eye/Ear Drops atleast 2-3 times in a day or as prescribed by the doctor.

Side effects of Zincoren Eye/Ear Drops

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 Zincoren

  • Eye discomfort
  • Eye irritation
  • Burning sensation in eye
  • Blurred vision

How to use Zincoren Eye/Ear Drops

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/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Zincoren Eye/Ear Drops works

Zincoren Eye/Ear Drops is a combination of four medicines: Boric Acid, Sodium Chloride, Sulphacetamide and Zinc Sulfate. Boric Acid and Zinc Sulfate are antiseptics which treat bacterial infection in the eyes and relieve irritation. Sodium Chloride works by preventing the bacteria from producing folic acid, a nutrient required for bacterial multiplication. Sulphacetamide is a purified salt solution which works by drawing out water from the swollen cornea.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Zincoren Eye/Ear Drops during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Zincoren Eye/Ear Drops during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Zincoren Eye/Ear Drops 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

What if you forget to take Zincoren Eye/Ear Drops?

If you miss a dose of Zincoren Eye/Ear Drops, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Zincoren Eye/Ear Drops to cure your eye/ear infection and improve your symptoms.
  • It should usually be used twice a day (in the morning and the evening). If your symptoms are particularly severe, your doctor may suggest you use them up to four times a day.
  • Wash your hands first before applying Zincoren Eye/Ear Drops. To avoid contamination, do not touch the dropper tip or let it touch your eye/ear or any other surface.
  • Do not use the medicine for a longer time without doctor consultation.
  • Make sure not to use the open bottle for more than 4 weeks.

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FAQs

Q. What if I don't get better after using Zincoren Eye/Ear Drops?

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. How long does Zincoren Eye/Ear Drops takes to work?

Usually, Zincoren Eye/Ear Drops starts working soon after applying it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

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References

  1. Henderer JD, Rapuano CJ. Ocular Pharmacology. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 1707-1737.

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Indoco Remedies Limited, Indoco House, 166 CST Road, Santacruz (E), Mumbai 400 098, INDIA
Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: December, 2021

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