Glucoptic Eye Drops 5ml

Glaucoma Rx required
NOT AVAILABLE
Mfr: Ordain Healthcare Pvt Ltd Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.40.85

What is GLUCOPTIC?

  • GLUCOPTIC contains Betaxolol
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Interactions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
More Information

What GLUCOPTIC is used for?

  • It is used to treat raised pressure of eye (intraocular pressure) which occurs in various conditions including glaucoma and ocular hypertension (high pressure in the eye) by reducing the fluid pressure in your eye(s)

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your Doctor if you:

  • are allergic to any other ingredients of this medicine
  • wear contact lenses
  • have or have had in past respiratory problems such as severe asthma, severe chronic obstructive bronchitis (severe lung condition which may cause wheeziness, difficulty in breathing and/or long-standing cough)
  • have a slow heart beat, heart failure or disorders of heart rhythm (irregular heart beats)
  • have any infections of the eye
  • are suffering from muscle weakness disease, condition called myasthenia gravis. Your symptoms may get worse
  • have diabetes, as betaxolol may mask signs and symptoms of low blood sugar
  • have overactive thyroid gland as betaxolol may mask the signs and symptoms
  • dry eyes (Sicca Syndrome)
  • are planned for surgery
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
  • It is not recommended for use in children
  • Do not drive or operate machines if you experience any visual disturbance or dizziness after using the product. Wait until this clear before driving or using machines

Tell your doctor if you are taking,

  • any other eye drops or eye ointment
  • other eye drops for the treatment of glaucoma
  • medicines to lower blood pressure
  • a calcium antagonist (e.g. verapamil or diltiazem) often used to treat high blood pressure, angina, or an abnormal heartbeat
  • digoxin used to treat heart failure or an abnormal heartbeat
  • quinidine, a medicine often used to treat abnormal heartbeat
  • other beta-blockers (e.g. other preparations of Betaxolol both oral and/or ocular), which belong to the same group of medicines
  • medicines to treat emotional, behavioural or mental disorders such as anxiety or depression
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • Gently pull the lower eyelid down until there is a small pocket
  • Apply one or two drops into the conjunctival sac of the affected eye every 4 to 6 hours

Instructions for use:

  • First wash your hands
  • Avoid touching the eye (or any other surface) with the tip of the bottle
  • If you wear soft contact lenses, they should be removed before using the eye drops and wait at least 15 minutes before reinserting
  • Tilt your head back and look at the ceiling
  • Pull the lower eyelid gently downwards
  • Hold the bottle upside down above the eye and gently squeeze the bottle to release a drop into your eye
  • After using, press a finger into the corner of your eye, by the nose for 2 minutes. This helps to stop medicine getting into the rest of the body
  • Repeat for the other eye if necessary
  • Replace and tighten the cap immediately after use
  • Be careful not to touch the tip of the bottle on your eye or on any other surface. Ocular solutions, if handled wrongly, can become contaminated by common bacteria and cause eye infections
  • If you do develop any other eye condition whilst using this product, see your doctor immediately

If you take more GLUCOPTIC

  • If you accidentally add too many drops to the eye, it may be flushed from the eye(s) with warm water
  • It can be washed out of your eye with warm water, or contact your doctor or go to the nearest hospital casualty department immediately

Overdose:

  • There is no experience of an overdosage with this medicine which is unlikely when given as eyedrops. The signs of overdosage include slow heart rate, drop of blood pressure, breathing difficulties, and heart attack

If you forget to take GLUCOPTIC

  • Apply the drops as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take double dose to make up for a forgotten dose

If you stop using GLUCOPTIC

  • Do not stop using without advice from your doctor

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Serious
Common
Uncommon
Rare
Very Rare
  • Allergic Reaction: inflamed or itchy skin, swelling or redness of the skin or hives (urticaria)
  • dryness of the eye, swelling or redness of the eyelid, tearing or eye discharge, or eye pain
  • eye discomfort (includes a feeling of something in the eye)
  • blurred vision, watery eyes
  • headache
  • inflammation of the eye surface, conjunctivitis or symptoms of conductivities, visual impairment, sensitivity to light, painful, dry or tired eyes, excessive blinking, irritated, red or swollen eyes, a feeling of something in eye. eye itchiness, eye discharge, weeping eyelids, bloodshot eyes
  • slow heart beat or unusually rapid heart beat
  • asthma, difficulty breathing, blocked nose
  • nausea
  • cataract formation decreased sensitivity of eye, inflammation of eyelid
  • anxiety, difficulty sleeping (insomnia), depression
  • fainting
  • low blood pressure
  • cough and running nose
  • taste disturbances
  • inflamed, itchy skin or rash, hair loss
  • decreased libido
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Additional Information
Storage
[ADDITIONALINFORMATION]
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Store at a room temperature of 15-25°C
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