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Akudin Eye Drops

By AKUMENTIS HEALTHCARE LTD
5ml Eye Drop in Bottle
141.66*
MRP 166.66
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Akudin Eye Drops Description

Akudin Eye Drop is use to lower the pressure built within the eye (ocular hypertension) and chronic glaucoma. It contains a combination of brominidine and timolol as active ingredient. Akudin works b

y decreasing the production of aqueous humour (fluid-filled in the eye) which further lowers the eye pressure. It should not be used in children below 2-years of age. Akudin Eye Drop should be used externally only. Avoid the use of contact lenses. Avoid touching the drops per with your eye. Inform your doctor if you have a heart or respiratory condition and are on other medications as well.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹141.66
You Save₹25.00 (15% on MRP)
ContainsBrimonidine + Timolol
UsesOpen-angle glaucoma or hypertension of the eye.
Side effectsBurning sensation, pain, discharge, dryness, irritation, blurred vision, redness of the eye
TherapyGLAUCOMA DRUGS
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uses

Uses of Akudin Eye Drops

Akudin Eye Drop is used to lower the intraocular (within the eye) pressure in patients with chronic (long-lasting) open-angle glaucoma or hypertension of the eye.
contraindications

Contraindications of Akudin Eye Drops

  • If you are allergic to timolol, brimonidine or any other component of Akudin Eye Drop.
  • If you have a history of bronchial asthma or severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • If you have any heart disease or disorder including heart failure.
  • If you have any psychiatric disease and are on medicine such as rasagiline, selegiline, isocarboxazid, phenelzine, amitriptyline, nortriptyline, desipramine and mianserin.
sideEffects

Side effects of Akudin Eye Drops

  • Burning sensation
  • Pain, discharge, dryness, irritation, blurred vision, redness of the eye
  • Low mood
  • Sleepiness
  • Headache
  • Hypertension
  • Dry mouth
  • Swelling and itching of the eyelid
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Akudin Eye Drops

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Akudin Eye Drop during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Akudin Eye Drop in human pregnancy. Hence, the use of Akudin Eye Drop is not recommended unless prescribed by your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or you think you may be pregnant.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Akudin Eye Drop while breastfeeding?
A:
Akudin Eye Drop may pass into the breastmilk and cause harm to the newborn baby or infant. The use of Akudin Eye Drop is not recommended for nursing mothers. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Akudin Eye Drop ?
A:
Akudin Eye Drop may cause blurring of vision, visual disturbance, fatigue, drowsiness which may alter the ability to drive. Hence, avoid driving until all these symptoms are resolved.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Akudin Eye Drop ?
A:
It is recommended to avoid or limit the consumption of alcohol with Akudin Eye Drop as it may increase the side effects. Talk to your doctor if you consume it too often.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience an allergic reaction.
  • You have heart, respiratory, diabetes and hyperthyroid (overactive thyroid) disease or condition.
  • You experience loss of vision or dryness of the eye.
  • You have a planned surgery.
  • You wear contact lenses.
  • Akudin Eye Drop should not be used in children below 2-years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Akudin Eye Drops

How Does It Work?

  • Akudin Eye Drop contains Timolol and Brimonidine. They work by decreasing the raised intraocular (inside the eye).
  • Brimonidine has the dual action of reducing the aqueous humour fluid (fluid in the front part of the eye) production and increasing the outflow of aqueous fluid.
  • Timolol acts by decreasing the aqueous humour production, lowering the build fluid pressure within your eye.
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Directions for Use of Akudin Eye Drops

  • Use this medicine as instructed by your doctor.
  • Follow directions carefully & do not miss an application.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying.
  • Close your eyes for 2 - 3 minutes and do not blink or squeeze.
  • Avoid touching your eyes with the drops per. Keep the drops per clean.
  • Wipe any excess liquid from your face with a tissue.
  • Use the exact number of drops s recommended.
interactions

Interactions of Akudin Eye Drops

Interactions with other medicines

  • Since Akudin Eye Drop is to be used externally, it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other health conditions.
  • Effect of Akudin Eye Drop may be increased with medicine used to calm the central nervous system such as morphine, zolpidem and lidocaine.
  • Effect of Akudin Eye Drop may be increased with medicine such as diltiazem, verapamil, propranolol, atenolol, amiodarone, digitalis, guanethidine used for heart conditions.
  • Concomitant use of Akudin Eye Drop with medicine used to increase heart rate such as adrenaline may cause dilation of the pupil (mydriasis).
  • Akudin Eye Drop may increase the effect of blood sugar-lowering medicine such as metformin, insulin and may hide the symptoms of lower blood sugar.
  • Concomitant use of Akudin Eye Drop with iodine contrast medium or intravenous lidocaine should be avoided.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Akudin Eye Drops

  • Store it at a temperature not exceeding 15°C - 25°C.
  • Protect it from freezing.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Discard the solution if it changes colour, turns cloudy or if it contains particles.
dosage

Dosage of Akudin Eye Drops

Overdose

  • As Akudin Eye Drop is meant for external application, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
  • If you have applied extra quantities of it, wipe out the excess of the medicine with tissue or cotton.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed instilling Akudin Eye Drop, apply it as soon as possible. Do not over-instil this medicine to compensate for the missed application.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Akudin Eye Drop lower the blood pressure?

A: No, Akudin Eye Drop does not significantly lower the systemic blood pressure. It lowers the pressure in the eye (ocular pressure).

Q: Will Akudin Eye Drop cause blurry vision?

A: Yes, Akudin Eye Drop may cause blurry vision for some time or a short duration. If this condition worsens, connect with your doctor. Avoid performing any activities requiring consciousness.

Q: Can I stop taking Akudin Eye Drop when I feel better?

A: No, do not stop taking Akudin Eye Drop. Your symptoms may improve before the condition is cured completely. You should complete the full course of treatment, else the condition might worsen later. Always consult your doctor before stopping any medicine.

Q: How long can I use Akudin Eye Drop ?

A: You should use Akudin Eye Drop for the duration advised by your doctor. Once you open the bottle, make sure you use it within 4-weeks of opening.
Product Details
Brand
AKUDIN
Expires on or After
30/04/2023

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Last Updated on: 18 May 2022 | 10:41 PM (IST)
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