What is BALMUSA PLUS Tablet used for?
BALMUSA PLUS Tablet eye drops is used to relieve pain, irritation and inflammation of the eye after cataract surgery.
BALMUSA PLUS Tablet may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.
How does BALMUSA PLUS Tablet work?
BALMUSA PLUS Tablet belongs to the class of drugs called anti-inflammatory agents. The drug acts by blocking certain inflammatory mediators, which are responsible for pain and inflammation.
How to use BALMUSA PLUS Tablet eye drops?
The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Use BALMUSA PLUS Tablet eye drops as prescribed by your doctor.
Instil one or two drops of BALMUSA PLUS Tablet into the conjunctival sac of the eye and close your eyes for at least 10 minutes. Do not allow the container tip to touch the eye or surrounding tissue.
If you miss a dose of BALMUSA PLUS Tablet, please use it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not use a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
What are the drugs that interact with BALMUSA PLUS Tablet?
Drugs that interact with BALMUSA PLUS Tablet include the following:
This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.
What are the side effects of BALMUSA PLUS Tablet?
The following are the most common side effects of BALMUSA PLUS Tablet:
- Swelling of face
- Severe Dizziness
- Eye pain
- Sensitivity to light
The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:
- Trouble breathing
- Eye swelling
- Decreased vision
- Eye discharge
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.
What special precautions should be followed while using BALMUSA PLUS Tablet?
- Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to BALMUSA PLUS Tablet or similar drugs.
- Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may alter the absorption of BALMUSA PLUS Tablet.
- Do not use this medication for longer than 14 days after your surgery without doctor’s advice.
- Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if BALMUSA PLUS Tablet causes dizziness or blurred vision.
- Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
- Be cautious while taking BALMUSA PLUS Tablet if you have aspirin-sensitive asthma.
- Keep the medication out of reach of children.
You are advised not to use BALMUSA PLUS Tablet if:
- it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
- the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.
What should you tell your doctor before using BALMUSA PLUS Tablet?
- Tell your doctor if you have any history of bleeding problems, previous eye surgery, other eye problems, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and nasal polyps.
- Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
- Notify your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Frequently Asked questions about BALMUSA PLUS Tablet
- How should BALMUSA PLUS Tablet be stored?
- Can I stop using BALMUSA PLUS Tablet if I am feeling better?
- What are the contraindications of BALMUSA PLUS Tablet?
Store BALMUSA PLUS Tablet eye drops in a well-closed container at room temperature (15°– 30°C), away from excess heat and moisture.
No, it is advised not to stop using BALMUSA PLUS Tablet without doctor’s consent. Discontinuing the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
BALMUSA PLUS Tablet is contraindicated in patients with asthma.
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