Itral Eye Ointment 3Gm

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INTRODUCTION

ITRAL contains itraconazole which belongs to a group of medicines called antifungals. It is used to treat eye infections caused by fungi and are extremely rare, but can be very serious. Fungal infection of the clear, front layer of the eye (the cornea) is called keratitis and infection of the inside of the eye is called endophthalmitis. The symptoms of a fungal eye infections are eye pain, eye redness, blurred vision, sensitivity to light, excessive tearing and eye discharge. It binds of fungal cytochrome which inhibits the conversion of lanosterol to ergosterol. This disrupts the synthesis of fungal cell membrane.

The most common side effects of ITRAL are burning sensation of the eyes, itching of the eyes, blurred or double vision, eye discharge and eye pain. Always use this medicine as prescribed by your physician.

USES OF ITRAL

  • Treat a variety of eye infections caused by fungi

HOW ITRAL WORKS

The mechanism of action of itraconazole is related to its binding of fungal cytochrome P-450 with resultant inhibition of ergosterol synthesis and perturbation of membrane-bound enzyme function and membrane permeability. This disrupts the synthesis of fungal cell membrane.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always use ITRAL exactly as prescribed by your doctor.

SIDE EFFECTS OF ITRAL

COMMON

  • burning sensation of the eyes
  • itching of the eyes
  • blurred or double vision
  • eye discharge
  • eye pain

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Itching of the eyes:

Try to apply warm compresses over the eyes for immediate relief of itchy eyes. A cold compress might help to ease the itch, if itchy eyes are warm and swollen.

Burning sensation of the eyes:

Apply warm compress over closed eye with a cloth soaked in warm water for a few minutes several times a day.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

ITRAL is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

ITRAL is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machinery while taking this medicine, it may make you feel dizziness, blurred vision.

ALCOHOL

Avoid consumption of alcohol while using this medicine.

ALLERGY

Do not use if you are allergic to the medicine.

INTERACTIONS

Talk to your doctor if you are using or have recently used or might use any other eye drops or eye ointment.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :  

Itraconazole

Pharmacological Category :   Antifungal medicine
Therapeutic Indication :   Fungal infections
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Capsule, Eye ointment, Eye drops, Powder, Gel, Cream, Soap

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT ITRAL

What is ITRAL used for?

It is used to treat eye infections caused by fungi. Fungal eye infections are extremely rare, but they can be very serious.

What is keratitis of the eye?

Fungal infection of the clear, front layer of the eye (the cornea) is called keratitis.

What are symptoms of fungal eye infection?

The symptoms of a fungal eye infections are eye pain, eye redness, blurred vision, sensitivity to light, excessive tearing and eye discharge.

REFERENCES

1. Goodman and Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical, 2011. Page – 1578.

2. Treatment for fungal eye infections; [Published on Jan 2017] https://www.cdc.gov/fungal/diseases/fungal-eye-infections/symptoms.html

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Ingredient
    ITRACONAZOLE 1%
    Hsn Code
    30049029
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Itral Eye Ointment 3Gm

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