Ocupol Dx Tube Of 5gm Eye Ointment
Ocupol Dx Tube Of 5gm Eye Ointment
Ocupol Dx Tube Of 5gm Eye Ointment

Ocupol Dx Tube Of 5gm Eye Ointment

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5g Eye Ointment in Tube
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Chloramphenicol(10.0 Mg) + Dexamethasone(1.0 Mg) + Polymyxin B(10000.0 Iu)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
OCCULAR ANTIBIOTIC AND STEROID

Medical Description

Ocupol Dx Eye ointment is used to treat eye infections mainly caused by bacterial organisms. Ocupol Dx Eye ointment contains a combination of three medicines, polymyxin B, chloramphenicol and dexameth...
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uses

Uses of Ocupol Dx Tube Of 5gm Eye Ointment

Ocupol Dx Eye ointment is used to treat the bacterial infection of the eyes.
contraindications

Contraindications of Ocupol Dx Tube Of 5gm Eye Ointment

  • If you are allergic to polymyxin B, chloramphenicol, dexamethasone or any component of this ointment.
  • If you have varicella, herpes, HIV, tuberculosis or any other viral or fungal infection of the eye.
sideEffects

Side effects of Ocupol Dx Tube Of 5gm Eye Ointment

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

Precautions and Warnings of Ocupol Dx Tube Of 5gm Eye Ointment

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I use Ocupol Dx Eye ointment during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of the Ocupol Dx Eye ointment during pregnancy. However, a component of this medicine may cross the placenta if it is absorbed systemically. Thus, it is recommended to avoid this ointment during pregnancy unless advised by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I use Ocupol Dx Eye ointment while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of the Ocupol Dx Eye ointment on breastfeeding. However, a component of this medicine may pass and appear in the breastmilk. Thus, it is recommended to avoid this ointment during pregnancy unless advised by your doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have used Ocupol Dx Eye ointment?
A:
It is not known whether Ocupol Dx Eye ointment affects your driving ability or not. Drive if you feel you are alert and comfortable.
alcohol

Alcohol

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

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You do not find any improvement in your condition after using this ointment 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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Ocupol Dx Tube Of 5gm Eye Ointment

How Does It Work?

Ocupol Dx Eye ointment is a combination of two antibiotics (Polymyxin B and Chloramphenicol) and one steroid medicine (Dexamethasone). Antibiotics kill the bacteria and control infection, while the st...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Ocupol Dx Tube Of 5gm Eye Ointment

  • Use Ocupol Dx Eye ointment 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 ointment as recommended.
  • Close your eyes for 2-3 minutes and do not blink or squeeze.
interactions

Interactions of Ocupol Dx Tube Of 5gm Eye Ointment

Interactions with other medicines

  • Since this ointment 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 treati...
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  • Concomitant use of this medicine 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 this ointment
  • Ocupol Dx Eye ointment can reduce the action of salicylate medicines.
  • You should always consult your doctor if you are taking other medicines for treating other health conditions.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Ocupol Dx Tube Of 5gm Eye Ointment

  • Store 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 Tube Of 5gm Eye Ointment

Overdose

  • As Ocupol Dx Eye ointment 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 Ocupol Dx Eye ointment, then apply it as soon as possible. Do not over-apply 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 Eye ointment affect my glaucoma?

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

Q: Can I use Ocupol Dx Eye ointment for eye ulcers?

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

Q: Can Ocupol Dx Eye ointment cause blindness?

A: Ocupol Dx Eye ointment 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 Ocupol Dx Eye ointment while wearing my contact lenses?

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

Q: Is Ocupol DX is antibiotic?

A: Yes, Ocupol DX 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.

Q: What is the composition of Ocupol DX eye ointment?

A: The composition of Ocupol DX eye ointment includes a combination of three medicines, polymyxin B, chloramphenicol and dexamethasone.

Q: What are the side effects of Occupol Dx?

A: Itching or burning sensations are a few common side effects of Occupol dx. However, these symptoms are usually mild resolves with time.

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ContainsChloramphenicol(10.0 Mg),Dexamethasone(1.0 Mg),Polymyxin B(10000.0 Iu)
UsesBacterial eye infection
Side effectsBurning, itching and dryness of eye
Last Updated on: 27 Dec 2021 | 10:15 AM (IST)
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