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Diflucor 0.05% W/V Eye Drop

Manufacturer: Ajanta Pharma Ltd
Medicine composition: Difluprednate
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: May 22, 2019

Diflucor 0.05% W/V Eye Drop belongs to the steroid type of drugs. It is mainly used to treat eye problems, especially inflammations and infections. It is mostly used after a major eye surgery. The drug can be prescribed to treat painful anterior uveitis, which is a type of inflammation affecting the front part of the eyes. Never use this medication or any other ophthalmic drug while wearing your contact lenses. The dosage of the medication is to be determined by your doctor depending upon the intensity of your infecting and other related medical conditions. The drug is contraindicated in patients who has not yet gone for treatment of their cataract or glaucoma or are suffering from any other kind of infections such as herpes or chicken pox.

The known side effects of this drug include blurring of the vision, irritation or redness of the eyes including itching. You might experience severe or persistent headaches, dizziness, slowing of the healing after the eye surgery, changes in vision, seeing rainbow colours around lights, changed appearances or colour around your iris, the behind of the eyes feel painful or there may be flare up of new infections in or around the eyes. It is recommended to avoid driving after application of this medicine.

  • Eye Disorder

  • Eye Inflammation

  • Cataract

  • Eye Irritation

  • Burning Sensation

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Diflucor 0.05% W/V Eye Drop should not be consumed during pregnancy unless necessary. Consulting a doctor is mandatory to discuss the benefits and risks before taking the medicine.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Diflucor 0.05% W/V Eye Drop , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Difluprednate, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    In case of overdose, consult your doctor.

Diflucor 0.05% W/V Eye Drop is a topical steroid which works as an anti-inflammatory medicine. This medication performs its action by stopping the release of certain natural substances in the eye that are responsible for pain, redness and swelling.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Onabet Powder

    Zathrin Redimix Suspension

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