Combigan Ophthalmic solution is a combination of Brominidine and Timolol. It is used to lower the pressure built within the eye (ocular hypertension) and chronic glaucoma. It works by 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. Combigan Ophthalmic solution should be used externally only. Avoid the use of contact lenses. Avoid touching the dropper with your eye. Inform your doctor if you have a heart or respiratory condition and are on other medications as well. You may experience eye irritation, burning sensation, dryness, blurred vision. If these symptoms do not resolve or worsen, consult with your doctor....
Q: How long can I use Combigan Ophthalmic solution?
A: You should use Combigan Ophthalmic solution for the duration advised by your doctor. Once you open the bottle, make sure you use it within 4-weeks of opening.
Q: Can Combigan Ophthalmic solution lower the blood pressure?
A: No, Combigan Ophthalmic solution does not significantly lower the systemic blood pressure. It lowers the pressure in the eye (ocular pressure).
Q: Will Combigan Ophthalmic solution cause blurry vision?
A: Yes, Combigan Ophthalmic solution may cause blurry vision for some time or short duration. If this condition worsens, connect with your doctor. Avoid performing any activities requiring consciousness.
Q: Can I stop taking Combigan Ophthalmic solution when I feel better?
A: No, do not stop taking Combigan Ophthalmic solution. Your symptoms may improve before the condition being 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: Does Combigan eye drop need to be refrigerated?
A: No, the Combigan eye drop need not be refrigerated. Store it at a temperature not exceeding 15°C - 25°C.
Q: How frequently I can use Comibigan eye drop?
A: Combigan eye drop should be used only as frequently as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use it endlessly if you do not see any improvement.