Opthomycin Eye Drop
Opthomycin Eye Drop is a synthetic polymer used as an eye drop. It is used for the treatment of dry eyes. It is also used to relieve irritated eyes.
On using this medication you may experience side effects such as mild burning, stinging or itching sensation, blurred vision, eye redness, difficulty in breathing and swelling of body parts. If your reactions persist or become worse over time seek the help of your health care provider as soon as possible.
Before using this medication inform your doctor if: you are allergic to any ingredient contained within this medication, you have allergy to any food/medicine/substance, you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, you are an elderly person, you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant any time soon or are breastfeeding a baby.
The dosage for this medication should be determined by the doctor based on your age, overall medical history and current condition. The usual dose in both adults and children for treating dry eyes is 1 drop in each eye around three-four times a day. This medication should be handled with clean hands.
Is It safe with alcohol?No interaction found
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Opthomycin Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect liver function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Opthomycin Eye Drop is an inert, semisynthetic, viscoelastic polymer which forms a colloid solution in water. It is used commonly for controlled drug delivery in oral medications. It reduces surface tension in aqueous solutions and is hence used as a lubricant in eye drops.
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