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Oculan 0.5% Eye Drops 5ml

By BAL PHARMA LIMITED
5ml Eye Drop in Bottle
19.55*
MRP 23.00
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Oculan 0.5 % Description

Oculan Eye Drop are used for a condition known as "ocular hypertension" where the pressure within the eye is increased due to increased fluids. It is also used in open-angle glaucoma. It contains tim

lol as the active component. It should not be used in children below 2 years of age. Oculan Eye Drop should are meant for external use only. Avoid the use of contact lenses while using these drops. Avoid touching the dropper with your eye. Inform your doctor if you have heart or respiratory conditions 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.

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ContainsTimolol(0.5 %)
TherapyGLAUCOMA DRUGS
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Uses of Oculan 0.5 %

Oculan Eye Drop are used to lower the intraocular (within the eye) pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or hypertension of the eye (ocular hypertension).

Contraindications of Oculan 0.5 %

  • If you are allergic to timolol or any other component of Oculan Eye Drop.
  • If you have a history of respiratory diseases such as bronchial asthma or severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • If you have any heart disease or disorder, including heart failure.
  • If you have severe kidney failure or disease.

Side effects of Oculan 0.5 %

  • Headache
  • Burning and stinging sensation
  • Pain, discharge, irritation, blurred vision, redness of the eye
  • Swelling and itching of the eyelid
  • Altered taste sensation
  • Nausea

Precautions and Warnings of Oculan 0.5 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Oculan Eye Drop during pregnancy?
A:
Oculan Eye Drop should not be used during pregnancy, as they may cause harm to the unborn baby. Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Oculan Eye Drop while breastfeeding?
A:
The components of Oculan Eye Drop may pass into the breastmilk and cause harm to the newborn baby. The use of Oculan Eye Drop is not recommended during breastfeeding. Talk To your doctor if you are a nursing mother.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Oculan Eye Drop?
A:
Oculan Eye Drop may cause blurring of vision, which may alter the ability to drive. Hence, avoid driving until all these symptoms are resolved.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Oculan Eye Drop?
A:
It is recommended to avoid or limit the consumption of alcohol with Oculan Eye Drop, as it may increase the side effects. Talk to your doctor if you consume it too often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience an allergic reaction.
  • You have heart, respiratory, diabetes and liver disease or condition.
  • You have or had a kidney stone.
  • You are on any other medications.
  • You have diabetes and/or hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid gland).
  • You experience loss of vision, dryness of the eye.
  • You have a planned surgery.
  • You wear contact lenses.
  • Oculan Eye Drop should not be used in children below 2 years of age.

Mode of Action of Oculan 0.5 %

How Does It Work?

  • Oculan Eye Drop contains Timolol. It acts by decreasing the aqueous humour production, lowering the build fluid pressure within your eye.

Directions for Use of Oculan 0.5 %

  • Use Oculan Eye Drop as instructed by your doctor.
  • Follow directions carefully & do not miss an application.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying.
  • Close your eyes for 2-3 minutes and 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 tissue.
  • Use the exact number of drops recommended.

Interactions of Oculan 0.5 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Effect of Oculan Eye Drop may be increased with medicine use to heart condition such as diltiazem, verapamil, quinidine, propranolol, atenolol, amiodarone, digitalis, guanethidine.
  • Concomitant use of these eye drops with medicine used to increase heart rate such as adrenaline may cause dilation of the pupil (mydriasis).
  • Since Oculan Eye Drop is to be used externally, it is less likely to interact with other medicines. However, consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other health conditions.

Storage and disposal of Oculan 0.5 %

  • Store at a temperature not exceeding 15°- 25°C.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.
  • Discard the solution if it changes colour, turns cloudy or if contains particles.

Dosage of Oculan 0.5 %

Overdose

  • As Oculan Eye Drop is meant for external application, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
  • Excess of this medicine may cause dizziness, headache, shortness of breath, decrease heart rate, fatigue, eye irritation or electrolyte imbalance.
  • If you have applied extra quantities of it, wipe out the excess of the medicine with tissue or cotton.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed instilling Oculan Eye Drop, instil it as soon as possible. Do not over-instil this medicine to compensate for the missed application.

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: How long can I use Oculan Eye Drop?

A: You should use Oculan Eye Drop for the duration advised by your doctor. Once you open the bottle make sure you use it within 4 weeks of opening.

Q: Can Oculan Eye Drop lower the blood pressure?

A: No, Oculan Eye Drop do not significantly lower systemic blood pressure. It lowers the pressure in the eye (ocular pressure).

Q: Will Oculan Eye Drop cause blurry vision?

A: Yes, Oculan Eye Drop may cause blurry vision for some time or short duration. If these conditions worsen, connect with your doctor. Avoid performing any activities requiring consciousness.

Q: Can I stop taking Oculan Eye Drop when I feel better?

A: No, do not stop taking Oculan Eye Drop. 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.
Product Details
Brand
OCULAN
Expires on or After
31/12/2022
Last Updated on: 11 May 2022 | 12:45 AM (IST)

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