Ocudor Eye Drop reduces the pressure inside the eyes, known as intraocular pressure. This reduces the risk of damage to the optic nerve responsible for normal vision. If the pressure in the eye is not controlled, it can gradually lead to blindness. Ocudor Eye Drop effectively controls glaucoma by decreasing the pressure in the eyes.
Q. How long does Ocudor Eye Drop take to work?
Usually, Ocudor Eye Drop starts working soon after instilling it. However, it may take around 8 hours to show beneficial effects. Consult your doctor if you do not find significant results or if your eyes feel irritated after using Ocudor Eye Drop.
Q. Can I stop Ocudor Eye Drop if I am fine now?
No, you should not stop using Ocudor Eye Drop without consulting your doctor. If you stop taking this medicine suddenly, the pressure in your eyes may not be controlled which may increase the risk of loss of sight. Consult your doctor if you wish to stop the medication.
Q. Should I keep Ocudor Eye Drop in the refrigerator?
You do not need to refrigerate Ocudor Eye Drop after opening the bottle. However, store it in a cool place and below 25℃. Keep the container tightly closed and away from sunlight.
Q. When should I seek a doctor’s advice?
You should contact your doctor immediately if you develop an eye infection, conjunctivitis or an eyelid reaction. Also, you should inform the doctor if you have an eye injury or eye surgery. Discuss with your doctor if you have to continue using Ocudor Eye Drop.
Q. Can I use Ocudor Eye Drop with contact lenses?
No, you should remove your contact lenses before instilling Ocudor Eye Drop. You can re-insert the lens 15 minutes after using Ocudor Eye Drop. Contact your doctor if there is any eye irritation that persists.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 30th May 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.