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Algic Eye Drops 5ml

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5ml Ophthalmic Solution in Bottle
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Algic 0.5 % Description

Algic Ophthalmic Solution contain ketorolac as its active ingredient, a painkiller medicines. It is used to treat pain and inflammation (swelling, redness) due to or following cataract surgery. You ne...
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ContainsKetorolac(0.5 %)
UsesEye pain and inflammation
Side effectsBlurry vision, swollen eyelids, headache, eye irritation
ClassificationOCCULAR ANALGESIC
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Uses of Algic 0.5 %

Algic Ophthalmic Solution is used to prevent and relieve eye pain and inflammation (swelling, redness) that is associated with cataract surgery.

Contraindications of Algic 0.5 %

  • If you are allergic to ketorolac or any other ingredients of Algic Ophthalmic Solution.
  • If you are allergic to any other NSAIDs (painkiller medicines) like aspirin, ibuprofen, ketoprofen, diclofenac, etc.

Side effects of Algic 0.5 %

  • Itching and/or redness of the eyes
  • Irritation in the eyes
  • Burning or stinging in the eyes
  • Eye infection
  • Eye inflammation
  • Eye discomfort
  • Blurred vision
  • Headache

Precautions and Warnings of Algic 0.5 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Algic Ophthalmic Solution during pregnancy?
A:
Use of Algic Ophthalmic Solution during pregnancy is not recommended, as there is limited information about the effects of this drop in pregnant women. Please consult your doctor before using any medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Algic Ophthalmic Solution while breastfeeding?
A:
Algic Ophthalmic Solution should not be used while breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have instilled Algic Ophthalmic Solution?
A:
You may experience visual disturbances like blurred vision. Therefore, avoid driving until your vision is clear.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have instilled Algic Ophthalmic Solution?
A:
There is no information available on the interaction of Algic Ophthalmic Solution with alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any other eye problems like corneal damage, dry eye syndrome, vision or sight disturbances, etc.
  • You have diabetes.
  • You have rheumatoid arthritis.
  • You had any eye surgery.
  • You have any bleeding problems, stomach ulcer or you bruise easily.
  • You need to avoid wearing contact lenses after cataract surgery.
  • You experience irritation, pain, redness of the eye and changes in vision occur or your condition worsens after using Algic Ophthalmic Solution, you may need to discontinue the treatment.
  • Algic Ophthalmic Solution is not recommended for patients below 18 years.

Mode of Action of Algic 0.5 %

How Does It Work?

Ketorolac in Algic Ophthalmic Solution works by blocking the production of certain natural substances, known as prostaglandins, in the body which is responsible for pain, swelling and redness in the e...
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Directions for Use of Algic 0.5 %

  • Use Algic Ophthalmic Solution as instructed by your doctor or pharmacist.Shake well before use.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying.
  • Use the exact number of drops recommended.
  • After instilling the drops, close your eyes for 2-3 minutes, do not blink or squeeze.
  • Avoid touching your eyes with the dropper. Keep the dropper clean.
  • Wipe any excess liquid from your face with a napkin or tissue.
  • If you are prescribed any other eye drops, you need to keep an interval of at least 5 minutes between both the drops.

Interactions of Algic 0.5 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements to avoid any interaction.
  • Concomitant use of Algic Ophthalmic Solution along with topical NSAID like diclofenac and steroids like hydrocortisone, mometasone should be used with caution as it may slow or delay healing.
  • If you use another eye drop product concomitantly with Algic Ophthalmic Solution, keep a minimum gap of 15 minutes between the application of both the medicines.

Storage and disposal of Algic 0.5 %

  • Store Algic Ophthalmic Solution below 30°C in a clean and dry place.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • You must not use the eye drops once the expiry date has passed and discard it properly.
  • You need to discard the medicine 4 weeks from first opening it.
  • Do not use the eye drops if you notice the contents are of a different colour in any way or if particles are present.

Dosage of Algic 0.5 %

Overdose

If you feel you have instilled Algic Ophthalmic Solution more than you should, rinse your eyes with warm water. Do not put in any more drops until it is time for your next dose.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Algic Ophthalmic Solution, use it as soon as possible. Do not use a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one.

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 Algic Ophthalmic Solution be used with contact lenses?

A: No, you should remove contact lenses and then instil Algic Ophthalmic Solution.

Q: How to use Algic Ophthalmic Solution?

  • Use Algic Ophthalmic Solution as instructed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Follow all the directions carefully and do not miss any doses.
  • Read the instructions on the label before usage.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying.
  • Use the exact number of drops recommended.
  • After instilling the drops, close your eyes for 2-3 minutes; do not blink or squeeze.
  • Avoid touching your eyes with the dropper. Keep the dropper clean.
  • Wipe any excess liquid from your face with a napkin or tissue.

Q: What is the use of Algic Ophthalmic Solution?

A: Algic Ophthalmic Solution are used for the treatment of pain and inflammation associated with cataract surgery.
Product Details
Brand
ALGIC
Expires on or After
26/09/2022
Last Updated on: 04 May 2022 | 01:20 PM (IST)

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