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Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drops 5ml

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5ml Eye/Ear Drop in Bottle
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Dexamethasone(0.1 %) + Chloramphenicol(0.5 %)
Therapeutic classification
OCCULAR OR OTIC ANTIBIOTIC AND STEROID

Medical Description

Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drop are a combination of anti inflammatory component dexamethasone and an antibiotic chloramphenicol. It is used to relieve pain, redness, inflammation and swelling caused due to b...
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Uses of Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drops 5ml

To treat various bacterial infections of the eyes that may lead to symptoms like redness, pain, inflammation and swelling.

Contraindications of Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drops 5ml

  • If you are allergic to the active ingredients in the eye drops dexamethasone and/or chloramphenicol.
  • If you have a family history or are suffering from various blood-related disorders like aplastic anaemia.
  • If you are suffering from fungal infections.
  • If you are suffering from following eyes-related infective conditions like Pseudomonas and mycobacterial infections, Epithelial Herpes simplex keratitis (dendritic keratitis), vaccinia, varicella-zo...
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  • If you are suffering from injury to the cornea.
  • If you are suffering from a condition of high blood pressure known as glucocorticosteroid induced hypertension.

Side effects of Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drops 5ml

  • Burning and stinging sensation
  • Irritation in the eyes
  • Blurred vision usually mild and may not last for long
  • Eye discharge
  • Increased pressure in eyes
  • Inform your doctor if you experience allergic reactions like shortness of breath, swelling on the face, tongues, lips, itchy rash along with swelling of the skin

Precautions and Warnings of Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drops 5ml

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drop during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information related to the usage of Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drop during pregnancy. It is highly recommended that you should consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a child before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drop while breastfeeding?
A:
Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drop is can be used during the phase of breastfeeding as it is intended for external use and there are fewer chances that the active ingredients would enter the breast milk and affect the newborn.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drop?
A:
Use of Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drop may lead to short term side-effects like blurred vision, eye discharge, irritation and burning which may lead to visual disturbances and hamper your ability to drive. Thus, it is recommended that you should avoid driving immediately after using this medicine.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol after using Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drop?
A:
There is interaction found between Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drop and alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are pregnant or planning for a baby.
  • You are allergic to the active ingredients dexamethasone and/or chloramphenicol.
  • You have fungal infections in the eye.
  • You have a damaged surface of the eye (small holes, ulcers or injury which have not healed properly).
  • You have increased pressure in the eye (glaucoma).
  • You are on medicines that act on the immune system.
  • You are diabetic.
  • You are on topical beta-blockers used to treat increased pressure in the eyes.
  • If you have severe allergic conjunctivitis (redness, swelling, itching and tears in the eye).
  • You have dry eyes.
  • You have a light-sensitive vision.
  • Do not use it if the medicine liquid is cloudy or turbid.
  • Do not use while wearing contact lenses.
  • Do not wear contact lenses until you are on the medication.

Mode of Action of Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drops 5ml

How Does It Work?

Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drop is a combination of Dexamethasone and Chloramphenicol. Dexamethasone is a steroid that is an anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic medicine. It prevents the release of chemical su...
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Directions for Use of Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drops 5ml

  • Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drop should be used in dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Follow directions carefully & do not miss doses.
  • Shake the bottle well before use.
  • Gently squeeze the bottle and add the number of drops as recommended.
  • Close your eyes for 2-3 minutes and do not blink or squeeze.
  • Avoid touching your eyes with the dropper and it must be kept clean.
  • Wipe any excess liquid from your face with a tissue.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying.
  • It is advised that you should maintain your lying position for some time even after using the medicine to avoid the medicine entering your nasal and throat cavity.

Interactions of Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drops 5ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Tell your doctor about any other medicine, supplement or OTC products you are taking.
  • If you use another eye drop product concomitantly with Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drop, keep a minimum gap of 15 minutes between the application of two medicines.
  • Inform your doctor if you are on medicines like methotrexate (used for treating cancer), azathioprine (used for treating immune system disorders).
  • Caution should be exercised while using medicines like Timolol, betaxolol, levobunolol (topical beta-blockers used to treat high pressure in eyes) along with Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drop as there may be a r...
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  • Concomitant use of Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drop along with ritonavir or cobicistat, may increase the amount of dexamethasone in the blood causing undesired effects.

Storage and disposal of Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drops 5ml

  • Store at room temperature at or below 25 °C, away from heat and light in a cool and dry place.
  • Do not freeze it.
  • Keep away from children and pets.
  • Do not use any medicine that has passed the expiry date, and dispose of such medicine properly.
  • Do not use the medicine if the liquid has become turbid or cloudy.

Dosage of Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drops 5ml

Overdose

As Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drop is intended to be used externally, the chance of overdose is less likely. Nevertheless, if you accidentally add more drops and then experience worsening symptoms like increas...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed using Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drop, instil the drops as soon as you remember if the next installation is more than 4 hours later. If it is almost time for the next installation, skip the...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What time of the day should I use Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drop?

A: Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drop can be used at any time of the day in the dose as recommended. It is recommended that you instil the eye drops same time each day until you are recommended to.

Q: I wear contact lenses, can I use Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drop?

A: Do not wear contact lenses while you are instilling eye drops. You can wear the contact lenses back 15-20 minutes after instilling the eye drops. Nevertheless, it is recommended to wear spectacles if available.

Q: Can I use Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drop for eye infection in my daughter who is 2 years of age?

A: No, these eye drops are not recommended in children below 2 years of age. In case of eye infection in children, you should consult your child's doctor for an apt medicine and not self medicate.

Q: I have experienced burning sensation in the eye on using Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drop, is it normal?

A: Burning, irritation, blurred vision, discharge from the eye are common side-effects observed on using Dexoren S Eye/Ear Drop which usually do not last for long. In case you feel an unbearable burning sensation for a long duration of time you should wash your eyes with plenty of water and visit your nearest doctor.
Product Details
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DEXOREN S

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ContainsDexamethasone(0.1 %),Chloramphenicol(0.5 %)
UsesBacterial infections of the eye
Side effectsBurning sensation, irritation in the eye, blurred vision
Last Updated on: 16 Apr 2021 | 10:44 AM (IST)
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