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Ocupol Dx Eye/Ear Drop 5ml

By CENTAUR PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
5ml Eye/Ear Drop in Bottle

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Polymyxin B(5000.0 Iu) + Chloramphenicol(4.0 Mg) + Dexamethasone(1.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
OCCULAR OR OTIC ANTIBIOTIC AND STEROID

Medical Description

Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops contains a combination of three medicines namely - polymyxin B and chloramphenicol are the antibiotic medicines, while dexamethasone is a steroid medicine that reduces ...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Ocupol Dx Eye/Ear Drop 5ml

Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops are used to treat bacterial infection in the eyes.
contraindications

Contraindications of Ocupol Dx Eye/Ear Drop 5ml

  • If you are allergic to any component of Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops.
  • If you have varicella, herpes, HIV, tuberculosis or any other viral or fungal infection of the eye.
sideEffects

Side effects of Ocupol Dx Eye/Ear Drop 5ml

  • Itching
  • Burning sensation
  • Dryness
  • Loss of skin pigmentation
  • Allergic reaction like rashes, swelling
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Ocupol Dx Eye/Ear Drop 5ml

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops during pregnancy?
A:
Do not use Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops during pregnancy. Consult your doctor and ask for a safer alternative.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited safety data available about the use of this medicine in breastfeeding mothers. Hence, it is very important to consult your doctor before using this medicine while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops?
A:
Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops does not effect your ability to drive. However, if you experience blurry vision or any other side effect, which disturbs the ability to drive, avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops?
A:
Alcohol is not known to interact with Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops. However, avoid using alcohol as it can delay the healing process or decrease your body's response to the infection.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You do not find any improvement in your condition after using Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops for 3-4 days.
  • You have a disorder of the 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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Ocupol Dx Eye/Ear Drop 5ml

How Does It Work?

  • Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops are a combination of two antibiotics (Polymyxin B and Chloramphenicol) and one steroid medicine (Dexamethasone).
  • Antibiotics kill the bacteria and control the infection, while the steroid component of Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops reduces the redness, pain, swelling and discomfort caused due to the infection.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Ocupol Dx Eye/Ear Drop 5ml

  • Use Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops as instructed by your doctor.
  • Follow the directions carefully & do not miss any dose.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after applying.
  • Wipe any excess medicine from your face with the help of a tissue.
  • Use the exact amount of drops as prescribed.
  • Close your eyes for 2-3 minutes and do not blink or squeeze.
interactions

Interactions of Ocupol Dx Eye/Ear Drop 5ml

Interactions with other medicines

  • Since Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops 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 he...
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  • Especially if you are already using any other eye or ear drops.
  • Concomitant use of Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops with atropine or phosphate-containing eye medicines should be done with caution.
  • Medicines such as Phenytoin, Phenobarbitone, Ephedrine and Rifampicin may reduce the effect of Ocupol DX Drops.
  • Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops can reduce the action of salicylate medicines.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Ocupol Dx Eye/Ear Drop 5ml

  • Store Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
  • Discard any unused medicine safely.
dosage

Dosage of Ocupol Dx Eye/Ear Drop 5ml

Overdose

As Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops is meant for external application, cases of an overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospit...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed instilling Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops, then instil it as soon as possible. Do not over-instil this medicine just to compensate for the missed application.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops affect my glaucoma?

A: Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops contains a steroid component, which may increase the pressure of your eyes. You should avoid the use of this drop if you have glaucoma. Consult your doctor and do not self medicate.

Q: Can I use Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops for eye ulcers?

A: No, Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops should not be used in the case of eye ulcers, as it may worsen the condition. Consult your doctor and take proper treatment.

Q: Can Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops cause blindness?

A: Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops will not cause blindness if used on the doctor's advice and in a proper way. However, if it is used for a wrong eye condition, which has not been prescribed by your doctor, it may lead to severe complications.

Q: Can I use Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops while wearing my contact lenses?

A: Do not use this medicine while you are wearing your contact lenses. Remove contact lenses before the application of Ocupol DX Sterile Eye/Ear drops and wait for at least 20 minutes or more before reinsertion.

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ContainsPolymyxin B(5000.0 Iu),Chloramphenicol(4.0 Mg),Dexamethasone(1.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial eye/ear infections
Side effectsItching, burning sensation, dryness, rash
Last Updated on: 21 Aug 2021 | 10:23 AM (IST)
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