MONODEXA Eye Drops 5ml

Eye Infections Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

MONODEXA EYE DROPS contains Dexamethasone which belongs to the group of medicines called Corticosteroids. It is used to treat eye/ear inflammation. It also helps in reducing pain, redness, itching and burning sensation in the eyes or ears caused due to allergic or hypersensitivity reactions.

Use this medicine exactly as instructed by your physician. It is topical use only. Misuse or overuse of this medicine may lead to unwanted side effects. If there is no improvement in your condition even after using this medicine for 7 days, consult your doctor for advice.

If you wear soft contact lenses, remove the lens before applying MONODEXA EYE DROPS and wait for at least 15 minutes before reinsertion.

Before using MONODEXA EYE DROPS inform your doctor if you have any bacterial infections in the eye. You must also inform your doctor if you have any viral or fungal infections in your body or have glaucoma or any holes or ulcerations in the eyes as a precaution.

Do not use MONODEXA EYE DROPS without consulting your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. The most common side effects of using MONODEXA EYE DROPS are mild irritation, discomfort or burning sensation at the application site and increased eye pressure. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect worsens.

USES OF MONODEXA EYE DROPS

  • Treats eye/ear inflammation, irritation, itching and swelling

HOW MONODEXA EYE DROPS WORKS

MONODEXA EYE DROPS is a steroid medication. It blocks the release of certain chemicals in the body (such as prostaglandins) that causes inflammation, redness and swelling. When applied topically on the eyes/ears, it reduces redness, soreness, pain, itching and swelling.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Use MONODEXA EYE DROPS as advised by your physician. It is for topical use only.

For Eyes: Tilt your head slightly backwards and gently pull your lower eyelid. Instil few drops of this medicine into the eyes and close your eyes for 2 minutes. Repeat the same for the other eye if required. If you wear soft contact lenses, remove the lens before applying MONODEXA EYE DROPS and wait for at least 15 minutes before reinsertion. Leave a time gap of 5 minutes before applying any other medicines in the eyes.

For Ears: Gently instil few drops of this medicine into the ears. Repeat the same for the other ear if required.

Wash your hands before and after application. Do not touch the tip of the container with your eyes, eyelids, areas around your eyes, outer surface of the ears or fingers, to avoid contamination.

Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and health condition. If there is no improvement in your condition even after using this medicine for 7 days, consult your doctor for advice.

SIDE EFFECTS OF MONODEXA EYE DROPS

COMMON

  • Application site reactions (such as mild discomfort, itching, irritation or burning sensation)
  • increased pressure within the eyes (after 2 weeks of use)

UNCOMMON

  • abnormal eye sensation
  • cloudy lens, blurred vision

RARE

Stop using MONODEXA EYE DROPS and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • signs of adrenal suppression (such as swelling and weight gain around the trunk, excessive hair growth in women, muscle weakness and wasting, irregular or missing periods, stunted growth in children, purple stretch marks on body skin, changes in the levels of protein and calcium in your body)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Application Site Reactions

Wash your eyes/ears with plain cold water. Place an ice pack on the affected site to ease the irritation. If your eyes are affected, avoid straining your eyes further by looking at mobile phones, laptops or television. Wear protective eyeglasses while going outdoors.

Eye Irritation Or Itching

Close your eyes and relax. Do not strain your eyes by looking at mobile phones, laptops, or television. Avoid driving or operating any heavy tools or machines while your vision is blur. Consult your doctor if you experience blurred vision for a prolonged period.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY
Monitoring required

MONODEXA EYE DROPS is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless considered necessary by the physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before using it.

BREASTFEEDING
Monitoring required

MONODEXA EYE DROPS is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless considered necessary by the physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before using it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES
Use with Caution

Do not drive or operate any machines if you experience blurred vision after using MONODEXA EYE DROPS. Wait, until your vision becomes clear.

ALLERGY
Contraindicated

Do not use MONODEXA EYE DROPS if you are allergic to Dexamethasone.

OTHERS

MONODEXA EYE DROPS is not recommended for use if you:

  • have any bacterial infection in the eye
  • have fungal infections
  • have viral infections (such as Herpes simplex, vaccinia, varicella zoster)
  • have amoebiasis (infectious diarrhea with stomach pain)
  • have tuberculosis of the eye
  • have a hole or ulceration in the outer layer of the eye (cornea)
  • have glaucoma

Before using MONODEXA EYE DROPS inform your doctor if you:

  • wear soft contact lenses

Use in pediatrics:

MONODEXA EYE DROPS is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years) unless prescribed by a physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before administration.

Use in geriatrics:

MONODEXA EYE DROPS should be used with caution in elderly patients. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before using MONODEXA EYE DROPS, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines such as:

  • medicines used to treat HIV infections such as ritonavir, cobicistat
  • medicines used to treat glaucoma (such as timolol, pindolol, acetazolamide, brinzolamide)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally used excessive amount of this medicine, rinse your eyes or ears with warm water. If still irritation persists, consult your doctor for advice. If you or anyone else accidentally swallowed this medicine, consult your doctor immediately.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Dexamethasone
Pharmacological Category :   Topical Corticosteroids
Therapeutic Indication :   Eye inflammation
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Injection, Eye drops, Eye/Ear Drops

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep MONODEXA EYE DROPS out of reach of children
  • Store MONODEXA EYE DROPS at room temperature
  • Do not use this medicine after 4 weeks of its opening, even if it contains some left-over medicine

FAQs ABOUT MONODEXA EYE DROPS

Q: Can the use of MONODEXA EYE DROPS cause blurred vision?

A: Yes. MONODEXA EYE DROPS may cause blurred vision after application in some individuals, although not everybody gets them. If your vision becomes blur, close your eyes for some time and rest. Do not strain your eyes by looking at mobile phones, laptops or television. Avoid driving or operating any heavy tools or machines while your vision is blur. Consult your doctor if you experience blurred vision for a prolonged period.

Q: Can I use other eye medicines while using MONODEXA EYE DROPS?

A: Avoid concomittant use of any other eye medicines while using MONODEXA EYE DROPS without consulting your doctor.

Q: How to use MONODEXA EYE DROPS?

A: Use MONODEXA EYE DROPS as advised by your physician. It is for external use only. Instil few drops of this medicine into the affected eyes or ears. Repeat the same for the other eye/ear if required.

Q: What is the use of MONODEXA EYE DROPS?

A: MONODEXA EYE DROPS is a prescription medicine used to treat inflammation, irritation, itching and swelling in the eyes or ears.

Q: How long does it take for [GBNKRYWORD] to work?

A: It may take around 10-15 minutes for MONODEXA EYE DROPS to start showing its effects. However, this period may vary from person-to-person depending upon the dose that is administered.

Q: What are the side effects of MONODEXA EYE DROPS?

A: The most common side effects of using MONODEXA EYE DROPS are mild irritation, discomfort or burning sensation at the application site and increased eye pressure. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect worsens.

Q: Can I use MONODEXA EYE DROPS while wearing contact lenses?

A: If you wear soft contact lenses, remove the lens before applying MONODEXA EYE DROPS and wait for at least 15 minutes before reinsertion.

Q: Can I use MONODEXA EYE DROPS without consulting my doctor?

A: No. MONODEXA EYE DROPS is a prescription medicine which should be used only if prescribed by the physician. It is because, MONODEXA EYE DROPS contains a steroid medicine, which may cause harmful side effects when used without proper medical supervision. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice.

Q: Can I drive or ride a bike after using MONODEXA EYE DROPS?

A: Do not drive if you experience blurred vision after using MONODEXA EYE DROPS.

Q: What if I miss a dose of MONODEXA EYE DROPS?

A: If you missed a dose of MONODEXA EYE DROPS, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for next dose, skip the missed dose and use the regular dose. Do not use a double dose of MONODEXA EYE DROPS to compensate the missed dose.

Q: How MONODEXA EYE DROPS works?

A: MONODEXA EYE DROPS blocks the release of certain chemicals in the body (such as prostaglandins) that causes pain, inflammation and swelling. As a result, when applied topically on the eyes/ears, it reduces redness, soreness, pain, itching and swelling.

Q: Can I stop using MONODEXA EYE DROPS once my symptoms subside?

A: No. Do not stop using this medicine without consulting your doctor as it may make your symptoms to re-appear. Therefore, use this medicine consistently for the duration instructed by your doctor to achieve better results.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Hormones and Related Drugs. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. 7th Edition. 2013. Page – 289.

2. Donavon B. Johnson; Michael J. Lopez; Brendan Kelley. Dexamethasone. StatPearls. NIH. National Library of Medicine. National Center for Biotechnology Information. PMC. PubMed central. May 2022. [Accessed on 27th January 2023] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK482130/

3. Brzheskiy V.V., Popov V.Y., Kalinina I.V., Kalinina N.M, Chenenova L.V. Efficacy of 0.01% dexamethasone solution in comprehensive therapy of dry eye disease. Ophthalmology Journal. 2016. [Accessed on 27th January 2023] https://journals.eco-vector.com/ov/article/view/5350

4. Rayner Pharmaceuticals Limited. Dropodex 0.1% w/v Eye Drops, solution dexamethasone phosphate (as dexamethasone sodium phosphate). Electronics Medicines Compendium. [Revised in July 2022]. [Accessed on 27th January 2023] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.5132.pdf

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