Hhmus 0.03% Ointment 10gm

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INTRODUCTION

HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT contains Tacrolimus which belongs to the group of medicines called Immunosuppressants. It is used to treat allergic eye conditions (such as allergic conjunctivitis, keratoconjunctivitis, etc.). It also reduces eye inflammation and dryness. It can also be used to prevent corneal graft rejection following corneal transplantation.

Apply a small amount of HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT into the affected eye(s). It is for ophthalmic use only. Wash your hands before and after application. Avoid touching the tip of the ointment tube with your mouth, nose or other parts of body to avoid contamination.

If you wear soft contact lenses, make sure to remove them before applying HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT. Consult your doctor about the usage of contact lenses while undergoing treatment with HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT.

Before using HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT inform your doctor if you have pre-existing disease conditions such as autoimmune disease or skin disorders. You must also inform your doctor if you have any liver or kidney problems.

Do not use HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT if you are pregnant or breastfeeding without consulting your doctor. HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT is not suitable for use in infants and toddlers aged below 2 years.

The use of HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT is generally safe and well tolerated. However, it may cause mild eye irritation, discomfort or redness in some individuals. Consult your doctor if this bothers you.

USES OF HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT

  • Treats Allergic Eye conditions (such as allergic conjunctivitis)
  • Reduces eye Inflammation and dryness
  • Prevents corneal graft rejection following transplantation

HOW HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT WORKS

HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT is an immunosuppressive agent. It works by blocking the release of certain chemicals in the body (such as T-cells) that cause allergic and inflammatory reactions. When applied to the eyes, it stops allergic response in the eyes and reduces eye inflammation. It also suppresses the immune system and prevents the risk of graft rejection in patients undergoing corneal transplantation.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Apply HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT as directed by the physician. It is for ophthalmic use only. Apply a small amount of the medicine into the affected eye(s). Wash your hands before and after application.

Do not touch the tip of the ointment tube with your mouth, nose or other parts of body to avoid contamination. If you wear soft contact lenses, make sure to remove them before applying HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT. Consult your doctor about the usage of contact lenses while undergoing treatment with HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT.

Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and health condition. Do not stop using HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT unless your doctor tells you to stop.

SIDE EFFECTS OF HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT

COMMON

  • eye itching, redness or discomfort
  • discharge from the eyes
  • sensation of foreign body substances in the eye

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Eye irritation, redness or discomfort:

Avoid watching direct light sources. Do not strain your eyes too much. Protect your eyes from bright light while going outdoors using sunglasses. Consult your doctor if this side effect bothers you.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT is generally not recommended for use in pregnant women. However, consult your doctor before using it.

BREASTFEEDING

HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT is generally not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. However, consult your doctor before using it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any heavy tools or machines if you experience any vision problems after applying HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT.

ALCOHOL

Avoid consumption of alcohol while using HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT as it may cause eye redness.

KIDNEY

HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems. Therefore, consult your doctor before using it.

LIVER

HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT should be used with caution in patients with liver problems. Therefore, consult your doctor before using it.

ALLERGY

Talk to your doctor before using HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT if you are allergic to Tacrolimus or to any macrolide antibiotics (such as erythromycin, azithromycin).

OTHERS

Before using HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT inform your doctor if you:

  • have skin cancer
  • have weak immune system
  • have any skin conditions that hinders skin absorption (such as Netherton’s syndrome)
  • have generalised erythroderma (severe skin redness and scaling)
  • have any autoimmune diseases

Use in pediatrics:

HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT should be used in children and adolescents (aged between 2-18 years) only if prescribed by the physician. It is not recommended for use in children aged below 2 years. However, consult your doctor for advice.

Use in geriatrics:

HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT should be used with caution in elderly patients. Therefore, consult your doctor before using it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug – drug interactions:

Before using HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT, inform your doctor if you are using any other medicines on the eyes.

B. Drug -food interaction:

NA

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally used excessive amount of HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT, rinse your eyes with plain water to ease the irritation. If you irritation persists, consult your doctor.

SYNOPSIS

 

Drug :   Tacrolimus
Pharmacological Category :   Calcineurin Inhibitors
Therapeutic Indication :   Allergic Eye conditions, Eye inflammation, Prevents Corneal Graft Rejection
Dosage Forms :   Capsule, Tablet, Ointment, Lotion, solution, Topical Solution, Oral gel, eye ointment

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT out of reach of children
  • Store HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT

What is the use of HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT?

HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT is used to treat allergic eye conditions (such as allergic conjunctivitis, keratoconjunctivitis, etc.). It also reduces eye inflammation and dryness. It can also be used to prevent corneal graft rejection following corneal transplantation.

How HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT works?

HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT is an immunosuppressive agent. It works by blocking the release of certain chemicals in the body (such as T-cells) that cause allergic and inflammatory reactions. When applied to the eyes, it stops allergic response in the eyes and reduces eye inflammation. It also suppresses the immune system and prevents the risk of graft rejection in patients undergoing corneal transplantation.

How to use HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT?

Apply a small amount of the medicine into the affected eye(s). It is for ophthalmic use only. Wash your hands before and after application. If you wear soft contact lenses, make sure to remove them before applying HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT.

What precautions must be followed while using HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT?

HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT is for ophthalmic use only. Wash your hands before and after application. Avoid touching the tip of the ointment tube with your mouth, nose or other parts of body to avoid contamination. If you wear soft contact lenses, make sure to remove them before using HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT. Before using HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT inform your doctor if you have pre-existing disease conditions such as autoimmune disease, skin disorders, liver problems or kidney problems or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Is HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT safe?

The use of HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT is generally safe and well tolerated. However, it may cause mild eye irritation, discomfort or redness in some individuals. Consult your doctor if this bothers you.

What are the common side effects of using HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT?

The use of HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT is generally safe and well tolerated. However, it may cause mild eye irritation, discomfort or redness in some individuals. Consult your doctor if this bothers you.

What to do if I forgot to apply HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT?

If you forgot to apply a dose of HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next dose of HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT, skip the missed dose and apply the next one regularly. Do not apply a double dose of HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT to compensate the missed ones.

How long will it take for HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT to heal my condition?

You need to apply HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT as long as your doctor prescribes you the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

Can I use other eye medicines while using HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT?

Avoid using any other eye medicines along with HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT without consulting your doctor as it may increase the risk of side effects.

Can HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT be used in pregnant women?

HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT is generally not recommended for use in pregnant women. However, consult your doctor before using it.

Who must not use HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT?

HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT is generally not recommended for use in pregnant or breastfeeding women. It is also not suitable for use in infants and toddlers aged below 2 years.

Can HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT reduce conjunctivitis?

Yes. HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT can be used to treat allergic eye conditions (such as allergic conjunctivitis, keratoconjunctivitis, etc.).

Can HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT be used in children?

HHMUS 0.03% EYE OINTMENT should be used in children and adolescents (aged between 2-18 years) only if prescribed by the physician. It is not recommended for use in children aged below 2 years. However, consult your doctor for advice.

REFERENCES

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PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Shelf Life
    18 Months
    Item Weight
    20 g
    Ingredient
    TACROLIMUS 0.03%
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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Hhmus 0.03% Ointment 10gm

Hhmus 0.03% Ointment 10gm Mkt: Hegde & Hegde Pharmaceutica Llp

M.R.P.: Rs.182.00
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