OCUPOL DX EYE/EAR DROP

Generic :  Chloramphenicol (4mg) + Dexamethasone (1mg) + Polymyxin B (5000IU)

Treatment :  Bacterial eye / ear infections

Pack size  :  5 Ml (Eye/Ear Drop)

Manufacturer :  Centaur Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Made In : INDIA

Unit Price

$2.51

PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear Drops is a combination of two medicines used in the treatment of bacterial eye/ear infections. It stops the growth of bacteria and helps in relieving redness, itching, and swelling.

Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear Drops is to be used only in the affected eye/ear. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Wash your hands before using this medicine. It is advised to check the label for directions before use. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.

The most common side effects include burning sensation, irritation, itching, and redness at the application site. If these side effects persist for a longer duration, inform your doctor. In case of accidental contact with your mouth, immediately rinse it off with plenty of water. Avoid driving or operating heavy machinery immediately after using this medicine as it may cause temporary blurring of vision and may affect your ability to drive.

 

BENEFITS OF OCUPOL DX EYE/EAR DROPS

In Treatment of Bacterial eye / ear infections

Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear Drops is used to treat bacterial infections of the eyes such as conjunctivitis or pink eye. It stops the growth of bacteria causing infection and helps relieve pain, swelling, redness, itching, or irritation in the eyes. Use it 2-3 times a day for at least a week or as prescribed by the doctor. Your symptoms might improve after using Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear Drops. However, make sure to complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.

 

HOW TO USE OCUPOL DX EYE/EAR DROPS

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

 

HOW OCUPOL DX EYE/EAR DROPS WORKS

Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear Drops is a combination of two antibiotics (Chloramphenicol, Polymyxin B) and a steroid (Dexamethasone). The antibiotics work by killing the bacteria or stopping their growth. Together, they treat your eye/ear infection effectively. The steroid blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the eye/ear red, swollen and itchy.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

No interaction found/established
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear Drops during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Breast feeding

UNSAFE
Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear Drops is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving

UNSAFE
Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear Drops may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney

No interaction found/established
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Liver

No interaction found/established

 

Drug Interactions

  • METHOTREXATE
  • AZATHIOPRINE
  • RITONAVIR
  • COBICISTAT

 

 

SIDE EFFECTS

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ocupol DX

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
  • Blurred vision

FAQ's

Q. Can I stop using Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear Drops when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop using Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear Drops and complete the full course of treatment. Your symptoms may improve and you may start to feel better before the infection is completely cured. But continue taking your medicine for the duration advised by your doctor.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear Drops?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. How to use Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear Drops?

Wash your hands before using Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear Drops to avoid contamination, and do not touch the tip of the dropper. If you wear contact lenses, remove them before using this medicine. For using this medicine, tilt your head back, look up, and pull down the lower eyelid to make a pouch and then put Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear Drops (drop or ointment).

Q. What can I do if I accidentally apply excess of Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear Drops?

If you apply excess of Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear Drops accidentally, wash your eye with plenty of water. Contact your doctor immediately if eye irritation occurs even after washing off this medicine.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Pack size  – 5ml

pack form  – eye/ear drop

 

MORE INFORMATION

 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.