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food interaction for ZINKAR

alcohol interaction for ZINKAR

pregnancy interaction for ZINKAR

lactation interaction for ZINKAR

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Zinkar drop may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
Zinkar 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
Zinkar drop is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION FOR ZINKAR

Sulphacetamide(1.5% 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
Boric Acid(0.1% 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
Phenylephrine(0.1% w/v)

Uses

Phenylephrine is used in pupil dilation and nasal congestion (stuffy nose)
It is also used to treat low blood pressure that can occur during different types of anesthesia.

How it works

Phenylephrine narrows the small blood vessels, which provide temporary relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.

Common side effects

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Palpitations, Increased blood pressure, Increased heart rate, Heart beat irregular
Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate(0.1% w/v)

Uses

Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate is used in the treatment of nutritional defeciencies

How it works

Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate provides essential nutrients

Common side effects

SUBSTITUTES FOR ZINKAR

No substitutes found

Expert advice FOR ZINKAR

  • Do not use if the sulphacetamide solution changes color.
  • Seek immediate medical attention is you experience signs of a secondary infection, as long-term or repeated use of sulfacetamide drops may trigger the same. 
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any allergic symptoms such as rash, red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin.
  • Avoid direct contact with the applicator tip to prevent any contamination. Keep the container tightly closed.
  • Do not drive or use any machinery after taking sulphacetamide as it may blurred the vision. 
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
  • Do not take if patient is allergic to sulphacetamide or any of its ingredients. 
  • Do not given Infants less than 2 months. 
 

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