FLUCOZEST Ophthalmic Solution 5ml

Eye Infections Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION contains Fluconazole which belongs to a group of medicines called Antifungals. It is used to treat fungal or yeast eye/ear infections, such as candidiasis caused by candida.

FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION treats fungal keratitis (infection of the cornea) and filamentous mycotic keratitis (sight-threatening diseases cause by fungi). It can also be used to treat otomycosis (outer ear canal infection).

Before using FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION inform your doctor if you have any liver, kidney, lung or heart diseases. FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION should be used in pregnant women only if considered clearly necessary and is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Consult with your doctor before using. FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION should not be used in children below 13 years of age.

The most common side effects of using FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION are irritation or stinging sensation, diarrhoea and headache. Consult with your doctor if any of these worsen or doesn’t improve.

USES OF FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION

Treats

  • fungal eye/ear infections, such as candidiasis caused by candida.
  • fungal keratitis (infection of the cornea)
  • filamentous mycotic keratitis
  • otomycosis (outer ear canal infection)

HOW FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION WORKS

FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION helps in treat fungal infection where Fluconazole inhibits the synthesis of certain compounds that are essential components of the fungal cell membrane. Moreover, it also impairs various important biological processes inside the fungal cell body required for its survival, thereby killing the killing the fungal cell bodies.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Use FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION as advised by your physician. It is for external use only. Wash your hands before and after using. Your doctor will fix the correct dose and duration of FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION for you based upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION

COMMON

  • headache
  • diarrhoea
  • irritation or stinging sensation

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Diarrhoea:

Drink lots of fluids, such as water or fruit juice to keep yourself hydrated. Do not consume any medicine on your own without consulting your doctor. Ask for your doctor’s advice if diarrhoea doesn’t improve.

Headache:

Try to take rest and don’t involve yourself in exertive activities. Rest in a quiet and dark room. Apply a pain-relieving balm on your forehead. Ask for your doctor’s advice if headache doesn’t improve.

Eye Irritation:

Close your eyes and relax for some time. Place an ice pack over the eyes for few minutes. Avoid watching mobile phone, computer, laptop or any other light sources which might irritate your eye. If the symptom persists or worsen, contact your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION should be used in pregnant women only if considered clearly necessary by the doctor. Consult with your doctor before using.

BREASTFEEDING

FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as it passes through breast milk. Consult with your doctor before using.

ALLERGY

Do not use FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Fluconazole or to other ingredients of this medicine

OTHERS

Use in paediatrics:

FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION is not recommended for use in children below 13 years of age as safety and efficacy of FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION has not been established in this group. Consult with your child’s doctor before using it for your child.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before using FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION, tell your doctor if you have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription, vitamin supplement or herbal products.

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally ingests or use too much of FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Fluconazole
Pharmacological Category :   Antifungal agents
Therapeutic Indication :   Fungal infections
Dosage Forms :   Capsules, Cream, Dispersible tablet, Cream, Gel, Lotion, Dry syrup, Suspension, Dusting Powder,Powder, Eye drops, Eye drops, Eye/Ear drops,Ophthalmic Solution, Infusion, Injection, Soap

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION out of reach in children
  • Store FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION at a temperature below 30°C

FAQs ABOUT FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION

What is FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION is used for?

FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION contains Fluconazole which belongs to a group of medicines called Antifungals. It is used to treat fungal eye/ear infections, such as candidiasis caused by candida. FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION treats fungal keratitis (infection of the cornea) and filamentous mycotic keratitis (sight-threatening diseases cause by fungi). It can also be used to treat otomycosis (outer ear canal infection).

How to use FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION?

Use FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION as advised by your physician. It is for external use only. Wash your hands before and after application. Your doctor will fix the correct dose and duration of FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION for you based upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

Can FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION be used in pregnant and breast-feeding women?

FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION should be used in pregnant women only if considered clearly necessary by the doctor. FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as it passes through breast milk. Consult with your doctor before using.

In which condition FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION should be avoided?

Do not use FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to fluconazole or to other ingredients of this medicine.

Can FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION cause eye irritation?

FLUCOZEST OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION may cause eye irritation or sting sensation. If this happens, close your eyes and relax for some time. Place an ice pack over the eyes for few minutes. Avoid watching mobile phone, computer, laptop or any other light sources which might irritate your eye. If the symptom persists or worsen, contact your doctor.

REFERENCES

1. K.D. Tripathi. Antifungal Drugs. Essentials of medical pharmacology. 7th edition. 2013. Page – 793

2. Anwar K, Gohar MS. Otomycosis; clinical features, predisposing factors, and treatment implications. NIH National Library of Medicine. National Centre for Biotechnology Information. Pubmed Central. May 2014. [Accessed on 28th October 2022]. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4048507

3. S F Urbak, T Degn. Fluconazole in the management of fungal ocular infections. NIH National Library of Medicine. National Centre for Biotechnology Information. Pubmed.gov. [Accessed on 28th October 2022]. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/8065700/

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USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Culture Fungus

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FLUCOZEST Ophthalmic Solution 5ml

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