FAQs ABOUT ALGIC PLUS EYE DROPS
Q: What is the use of ALGIC PLUS EYE DROPS?
A: ALGIC PLUS EYE DROPS is used to treat and prevent eye inflammation and infection. It helps in reducing eye pain, redness, itching and burning/stinging sensation following eye surgery (such as cataract surgery or corneal refractive surgery).
Q: How ALGIC PLUS EYE DROPS works?
A: ALGIC PLUS EYE DROPS blocks the release of certain chemicals in the body (such as prostaglandins) that causes pain, inflammation and swelling of the eyes. It also kills the susceptible bacteria that causes eye infection. Collectively, this medicine reduces inflammation and infection of the eyes.
Q: How to use ALGIC PLUS EYE DROPS?
A: Use ALGIC PLUS EYE DROPS as advised by your physician. It is for external use only. Instil few drops of this medicine into the affected eyes. Repeat the same for the other eye if required.
Q: How long does it take for ALGIC PLUS EYE DROPS to work?
A: It may take around 10-15 minutes for ALGIC PLUS EYE DROPS to start showing its effects. However, this period may vary from person-to-person depending upon the dose that is administered.
Q: Can the use of ALGIC PLUS EYE DROPS cause blurred vision?
A: Yes. ALGIC PLUS EYE DROPS may cause blurred vision after application in some individuals, although not everybody gets them. If your vision becomes blur, close your eyes for some time and rest. Do not strain your eyes by looking at mobile phones, laptops or television. Avoid driving or operating any heavy tools or machines while your vision is blur. Consult your doctor if you experience blurred vision for a prolonged period.
Q: Can I use other eye medicines while using ALGIC PLUS EYE DROPS?
A: Avoid concomittant use of any eye medicines while using ALGIC PLUS EYE DROPS without consulting your doctor.
Q: What are the side effects of ALGIC PLUS EYE DROPS?
A: The most common side effects of using ALGIC PLUS EYE DROPS are temporary burning sensation and blurring of vision, mild eye itching, redness and irritation, dry eyes, headache and blurred vision. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect worsens.
Q: Can I use ALGIC PLUS EYE DROPS while wearing contact lenses?
A: If you wear soft contact lenses, remove the lens before applying ALGIC PLUS EYE DROPS and wait for at least 15 minutes before reinsertion.
Q: Can I use ALGIC PLUS EYE DROPS without consulting my doctor?
A: No. ALGIC PLUS EYE DROPS is a prescription medicine which should be used only if prescribed by the physician.
Q: Can I drive or ride a bike after using ALGIC PLUS EYE DROPS?
A: Do not drive if you experience blurred vision after using ALGIC PLUS EYE DROPS.
Q: What if I miss a dose of ALGIC PLUS EYE DROPS?
A: If you missed a dose of ALGIC PLUS EYE DROPS, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for next dose, skip the missed dose and use the regular dose. Do not use a double dose of ALGIC PLUS EYE DROPS to compensate the missed dose.
Q: Can I stop using ALGIC PLUS EYE DROPS once my symptoms subside?
A: No. Do not stop using this medicine without consulting your doctor as it may make your symptoms to re-appear. Therefore, use this medicine consistently for the duration instructed by your doctor to achieve better results.