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Locula 10% Eye Drops 10ml

By EAST INDIA PHARMA WORKS LTD
10ml Eye Drop in Bottle
23.37*
MRP 28.50
15% OFF
3% EXTRA
Inclusive of all taxes
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Sulfacetamide(10.0 %)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
OCCULAR ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Locula 10% eye drop contains Sulfacetamide as its active component. It is an antibiotic and is used to treat bacterial eye infections. It helps in relieving symptoms like redness, burning, watery and ...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Locula 10% Eye Drops 10ml

Locula 10% eye drop is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the eye.
contraindications

Contraindications of Locula 10% Eye Drops 10ml

If you are allergic to Sulfacetamide or any other ingredients of Locula 10% eye drops.
sideEffects

Side effects of Locula 10% Eye Drops 10ml

Irritation, burning or stinging in the eyes.
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Locula 10% Eye Drops 10ml

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use the Locula 10% eye drops during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using the Locula 10% eye drop as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use the Locula 10% eye drops while breastfeeding?
A:
Locula 10% eye drop is not recommended for use while breastfeeding, please consult your doctor. After assessing the benefits over risks your doctor might change the medicine, ask you to stop breastfeeding or closely monitor the baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used the Locula 10% eye drops?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Locula 10% eye drops on driving, but if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert, you should avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have used the Locula 10% eye drops?
A:
There is no information available on the interaction of Locula 10% eye drops with alcohol. Please consult your doctor.
otherGeneralWarnings

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 had any eye surgery or cataract surgery.
  • You are suffering from any liver or kidney problems.
  • You need to avoid wearing contact lenses while using Locula 10% eye drops.
  • You experience irritation, pain, redness of the eyes, changes in vision, changes in your eyelids, changes in the colour of the iris, any other allergic conditions or your condition worsens after using...
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  • Do not use this medicine for any other condition than that prescribed by the doctor.
  • Locula 10% eye drops is not recommended for use in children less than 2 months old.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Locula 10% Eye Drops 10ml

How Does It Work?

Sulfacetamide in Locula 10% eye drop works by stopping the growth of bacteria that cause certain eye infections.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Locula 10% Eye Drops 10ml

  • Use Locula 10% eye drops as instructed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • It is meant for topical eye use only.
  • Follow all the directions carefully and do not miss any doses.
  • Read the instructions on the label before usage.
  • Shake it well before use.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after using Locula 10% eye drops.
  • If you are wearing contact lenses, remove them and then instil the drops.
  • 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, it must be kept 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 to 10 minutes between both the drops.
interactions

Interactions of Locula 10% Eye Drops 10ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • You should always tell the doctor if you are using any other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements to avoid any interactions.
  • Use of the Locula 10% eye drop along with medicines such as silver nitrate is not recommended.
  • If you use another eye drop product concomitantly with this medicine, keep a minimum gap of 10 minutes between the application of both the medicines.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Locula 10% Eye Drops 10ml

  • Store Locula 10% eye drops in a clean and dry place.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
  • You must not use the eye drops once their expiry date has passed and discard them properly.
  • 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

Dosage of Locula 10% Eye Drops 10ml

Overdose

If you feel you have instilled Locula 10% eye drops more than you should, rinse your eyes with warm water and 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 Locula 10% eye drops, use it as soon as possible. Do not use a double dose of this medicine just to compensate for the missed instilation.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Locula 10% eye drops?

A: Locula 10% eye drop is used in treating bacterial infections of the eye.

Q: How to use Locula 10% eye drops?

  • Use Locula 10% eye drops as instructed by your doctor or pharmacist.
  • It is meant for topical eye use only.
  • 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 using Locula 10% eye drops.
  • If you are wearing contact lenses, remove them and then instil the drops.
  • 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, it must be kept clean.
  • Wipe any excess liquid from your face with a napkin or tissue.

Q: Can Locula 10% eye drops be used with contact lenses?

A: No, you should remove contact lenses and then instil Locula 10% eye drops.

Q: Is it safe to use Locula 10% eye drops during pregnancy?

A: You should avoid using Locula 10% eye drops as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy.

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Quick Summary

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ContainsSulfacetamide(10.0 %)
UsesBacterial eye infections
Side effectsIrritation, burning or stinging in the eyes
Last Updated on: 12 Mar 2021 | 02:40 PM (IST)
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