DORSUN EYE Drops 5ml


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Drug Information for DORSUN EYE Drops 5ml

What is DORSUN Eye Drops used for?

DORSUN Eye Drops eye drops is used for the treatment of high pressure inside the eye (intraocular pressure) due to glaucoma.

DORSUN Eye Drops may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does DORSUN Eye Drops work?

DORSUN Eye Drops belongs to the class of drugs called carbonic anhydrous inhibitor. The drug acts by inhibiting the action of certain substances and reduces the secretion of aqueous humor, thereby reducing the pressure inside the eyes.

How to use DORSUN Eye Drops?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Use DORSUN Eye Drops eye drops as prescribed by your doctor.

  • Instil one or two eye drops 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 DORSUN Eye Drops, please use it as soon as 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 DORSUN Eye Drops?

Drugs that interact with DORSUN Eye Drops include the following:

  • Acetaminophen
  • Aspirin
  • Benzoic acid
  • Butalbital
  • Dihydrocodeine
  • Oxycodone
  • Sodium thiosalicylate

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 DORSUN Eye Drops?

The following are the most common side effects of DORSUN Eye Drops:

  • Temporary blurred vision
  • Burning of the eye
  • Stinging of the eye
  • Watery eyes
  • Headache
  • Bitter taste

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Dry eye
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Vision changes
  • Swelling of eyelids
  • Eye discharge
  • Eye pain

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 DORSUN Eye Drops?

  • Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to DORSUN Eye Drops or similar drugs.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if DORSUN Eye Drops causes dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Avoid DORSUN Eye Drops during pregnancy or breastfeeding because the safe use of the drug is not yet established.
  • Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
  • Do not exceed the dose prescribed by the doctor.
  • Keep the medication out of reach of children.

You are advised not to use DORSUN Eye Drops 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 special precautions should be followed while using DORSUN Eye Drops?

  • Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to DORSUN Eye Drops or similar drugs.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if DORSUN Eye Drops causes dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Avoid DORSUN Eye Drops during pregnancy or breastfeeding because the safe use of the drug is not yet established.
  • Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
  • Do not exceed the dose prescribed by the doctor.
  • Keep the medication out of reach of children.

You are advised not to use DORSUN Eye Drops 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.
  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of liver, kidney or heart diseases.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.

What should you tell  your doctor before taking DORSUN Eye Drops?

  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of liver, kidney or heart diseases.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.

Frequently Asked Questions about DORSUN Eye Drops

  1. How should DORSUN Eye Drops be stored?
  2. DORSUN Eye Drops should be stored at room temperature, away from heat, light and moisture.

  3. Can I use DORSUN Eye Drops while wearing contact lenses?
  4. No. It is advised not to wear contact lenses while using DORSUN Eye Drops, as it discolours the contact lenses.

  5. Can I use any other eye drops while using DORSUN Eye Drops?
  6. It is advised to wait for at least ten minutes before using any other eye drops while using DORSUN Eye Drops. However, please notify the doctor about your medical history.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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