Ocurest eye drop is a sympathomimetic (alpha receptor agonist) that works in the eye to decrease congestion. This decongestant is used to alleviate redness, puffiness, and itchy,watering eyes due to colds, allergies, or eye irritations caused by smog and swimming. This medication is not to be used to relieve symptoms caused due to wearing contact lenses.
This drop is sometimes used in combination with other substances like lubricants such as glycerin, hypromellose or polyethylene glycol to help and protect the eyes from further irritation or dryness, and zinc sulphate which helps reduce redness and irritation. Before starting this medication, inform your doctor about all your existing health conditions, problems and allergies to food or medicines. Also, tell your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to conceive.
This drop is used to treat the following problems in the patient:
Allergic Reaction In Eye
Is It safe with alcohol?Consult your doctor before consuming liquor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Women who are pregnant should take medical help before using this medication.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?It is advised to consult doctor before using this drop.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?Patients should not drive if they have blurred vision.
Does this affect kidney function?Caution should be used in patients with impaired renal function.
Does this affect liver function?Please consult doctor before using the drug.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Ocurest Sterile Eye Drop , and hence can be used as its substitute.
The drop induces systemic vasoconstriction to reduce blood flow in the nasal passage and conjunctiva. It achieves this by promoting the action of alpha adrenergic receptors present in these areas. This drop also works by triggering the TRPM8 receptors in the skin that are cold-sensitive. It does that by blocking calcium currents of the neuronal membrane. Through kappa-opioid receptor agonism, it can also produce analgesic characteristics.
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