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ZO D Eye Drop


Overview

Introduction

ZO D Eye Drop is a combination of two medicines. It is used in treating bacterial infection of eyes. It relieves pain, itching, discomfort, and irritation caused by infection. It also stops the growth of the infection causing microorganisms.

ZO D Eye Drop is strictly advised to be used only in the eyes. Use it in the prescribed dose and duration. Apply it only on the affected eye. You must wash your hand before administering the medicine. Do not use it more than the recommended dose. The medicine should not be stopped suddenly without doctor's consultation.

It is generally safe, but it may sometimes cause irritation, tingling sensation, discomfort, and pain in the eyes. These effects are mild and go away in some time. However, if these effects persist, you should consult the doctor immediately.

Uses of ZO D Eye Drop

ZO D Eye Drop side effects

Common
  • Eye irritation
  • Eye discomfort

How to use ZO D Eye Drop

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

How ZO D Eye Drop works

ZO D Eye Drop is a combination of two medicines: Ofloxacin and Dexamethasone. Ofloxacin is an antibiotic which prevents bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing the bacteria. This treats your eye infection. Dexamethasone is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the eye red, swollen and itchy.

ZO D Eye Drop related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
ZO D Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
ZO D Eye Drop is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
ZO D Eye Drop may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
ZO D Eye Drop may cause dizziness (vertigo). Changes in your eyesight or muscle weakness may also happen. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • ZO D Eye Drop is used for the treatment of bacterial infection and inflammation of the eye.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Do not touch the tip to any surface to avoid contamination.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication to avoid dilution.
  • It may cause short term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines.
  • Do not wear contact lenses until your infection clears up.
  • Do not use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor. Inform your doctor if your condition hasn't improved after seven days of treatment.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to ZO D

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I had faced an accident before a year and due to that I dameged my left eye cornea. And after some months doctor found bacterial infection. And sinces then I am treating for it. Now problem is bacterial infections has been stuck beteween layers according to doctor. And thats its get control for while and again gets active. And due to that my scar in eyes have also been fat. My vision right now is around 50% bur not clear whitness vision due to scar in centre of eye. Docot are suggesting for cornea transplant but still waiting. I dont know why. So what should I do? Should o go for transplant.
Dr. Vishal Arora
Eye Specialist
If the infection is not going then transplant will be an option. But the way you have described it, it may not be infection but something else. There will always be a difference between what patient describes to what has been told by the doctor. Please consult your doctor. Cannot advise without examination
Sir/Madam, Kindly explain my abnormal test results.
Dr. Ila Jain Khandelwal
Pathologist
Dear Sir Thank you for sharing your reports with me. It shows the following important things: 1. Your lymphocyte count is marginally high which indicates some kind of viral infections. Your vitamin D level is low, for this you should take calcirol sachet in milk once a week for at least 6 weeks. Your vitamin B12 level is low, for this you can take tablet mecobal once a day for at least 2 months.
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FAQs

Q. How long does ZO D takes to work?

Usually, ZO D starts working soon after applying it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Can I stop taking ZO D when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking ZO D and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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References
  1. Ciplamed. Ofloxacin+Dexamethasone. [Accessed 16 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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FDC LIMITED, B-8, MIDC Area, Waluj - 431 136, Dist. Aurangabad, Maharashtra
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