Siopred Eye Drop belongs to a group of medicines called steroids, also known as corticosteroids. It is used to relieve swelling, itchiness, and redness of the eyes that may be caused due to infection.
Q. Is Siopred Eye Drop effective?
Siopred Eye Drop is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Siopred Eye Drop too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.
Q. I feel better now, can I stop using Siopred Eye Drop?
No, you should not stop using Siopred Eye Drop suddenly without talking to your doctor. Your symptoms may improve and you may feel better before the infection is completely cleared. Still, it is advised to complete the full course of treatment. Stopping the medication too early may worsen your symptoms and your infection may return. It could also allow the spread of the infection and hence prevent complete healing.
Q. In which conditions should the use of Siopred Eye Drop be avoided?
Use of Siopred Eye Drop should be avoided in patients who are allergic to Siopred Eye Drop or any of its components. However, if you are not aware of any allergy or if you are using Siopred Eye Drop for the first time, consult your doctor.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Siopred Eye Drop?
Keep Siopred Eye Drop in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose off the unused medicine. Keep it away from children and other people to avoid any misuse.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 26th May 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.