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Deximon P Eye Oint

By ENTOD PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
5g Eye Ointment in Tube
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Deximon P Eye Oint Description

Deximon P Eye Oint is used to treat bacterial infections of the eye. It contains a combination of Polymyxin-B, chloramphenicol, and dexamethasone as the active ingredients. Polymyxin-B and chloramphe...
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ContainsChloramphenicol(10.0 Mg),Dexamethasone(1.0 Mg),Polymyxin B(10000.0 Iu)
UsesBacterial eye infection
Side effectsBurning, itching, dryness, swelling of eye
ClassificationOCCULAR ANTIBIOTIC AND STEROID
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Uses of Deximon P Eye Oint

Deximon P Eye Oint is used to treat bacterial infections of the eyes.

Contraindications of Deximon P Eye Oint

  • If you are allergic to polymyxin-B, chloramphenicol, dexamethasone, or any component of Deximon P Eye Oint .
  • If you have varicella, herpes, HIV, tuberculosis, or any other viral or fungal infection of the eye.

Side effects of Deximon P Eye Oint

  • Itching
  • Burning sensation
  • Dryness
  • Allergic rashes
  • Swelling

Precautions and Warnings of Deximon P Eye Oint

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Deximon P Eye Oint during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of Deximon P Eye Oint during pregnancy. This should not be used during pregnancy unless advised by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Deximon P Eye Oint while breastfeeding?
A:
Deximon P Eye Oint may pass into human breast milk. This should not be used in breastfeeding women unless recommended by your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Deximon P Eye Oint ?
A:
Deximon P Eye Oint has no effect on driving ability. However, if you experience any symptoms after applying this cream that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Deximon P Eye Oint ?
A:
There is limited information regarding the interaction of Deximon P Eye Oint with alcohol. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with Deximon P Eye Oint .

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You do not find any improvement in your condition after using this for 3-4 days.
  • You have a disorder of liver or kidney.
  • You notice any new infections or worsening of your problem.
  • You notice any fungal infection.
  • You should consult your doctor and take oral antibiotics if needed for severe infections.

Mode of Action of Deximon P Eye Oint

How Does It Work?

  • Deximon P Eye Oint contains Polymyxin-B, chloramphenicol, and dexamethasone as the active ingredients.
  • Polymyxin-B is an antibiotic that alters the permeability of the cell membrane of the bacteria which results in the death of the infection-causing organism.
  • Chloramphenicol is also an antibiotic that prevents the formation of proteins in the bacteria that are required for certain important functions.
  • Dexamethasone is a steroid that reduces redness, pain, swelling, and discomfort caused due to the infection.

Directions for Use of Deximon P Eye Oint

  • Use Deximon P Eye Oint as instructed by your doctor.
  • Follow directions carefully & do not miss doses.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying.
  • Wipe any excess medicine from your face with a tissue.
  • Use the exact amount of as recommended.
  • Close your eyes for 2-3 minutes and do not blink or squeeze.

Interactions of Deximon P Eye Oint

Interactions with other medicines

  • Since Deximon P Eye Oint is to be used externally on the skin, it is less likely to interact with other medicines.
  • However, you should always consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other health conditions.
  • Concomitant use of Deximon P Eye Oint with atropine or phosphate-containing eye medicines should be done with caution.
  • Medicines used for the treatment of fits/seizures (phenytoin, phenobarbitone), breathing problems (ephedrine), and tuberculosis (rifampicin) may reduce the effect of this
  • Deximon P Eye Oint can reduce the action of salicylate medicines.

Storage and disposal of Deximon P Eye Oint

  • Store in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Deximon P Eye Oint

Overdose

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

Missed a Dose

If you have missed applying Deximon P Eye Oint , apply it as soon as possible. If it's time for your next application, then skip the missed application and continue with your regular application sched...
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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 Deximon P Eye Oint affect my glaucoma?

A: Deximon P Eye Oint contains a steroid component, which may increase the pressure of your eyes. You should avoid the use of this if you have glaucoma. Consult your doctor and do not self medicate.

Q: Can I use Deximon P Eye Oint for eye ulcers?

A: No, Deximon P Eye Oint should not be used in case of eye ulcers, as it may worsen the condition. Consult your doctor and take proper treatment.

Q: Can Deximon P Eye Oint cause blindness?

A: Deximon P Eye Oint will not cause blindness if used on doctor's advice and in the proper way. However, if it is used for a wrong eye condition of the eye, which has not been advised by your doctor, it may lead to severe complications.

Q: Can I use Deximon P Eye Oint while wearing my contact lenses?

A: Do not use this medicine while you are wearing contact lenses. Remove contact lenses before the application of Deximon P Eye Oint and wait at least 20 minutes or more before reinsertion.

Q: Is Deximon P Eye Oint is antibiotic?

A: Yes, Deximon P Eye Oint consists of a combination of two antibiotics which is chloramphenicol & polymyxin B and a steroid called dexamethasone. The combined action of antibiotics and steroids effectively helps in treating eye infections.

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Last Updated on: 21 May 2022 | 11:17 PM (IST)

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