FAQs ABOUT MYOSTOP
Can MYOSTOP cure myopia?
Current studies suggest that there is no permanent cure for myopia. However, few agents like atropine can be used to prevent the onset of myopia. MYOSTOP cannot cure myopia however it is shown to effectively reduce the progression of myopia, especially in the children. If you are doubtful, consult your doctor before use.
Can MYOSTOP cause blurred vision?
Yes. MYOSTOP can cause blurred vision after application. Due to this, your child may find it more difficult to read anything or focus near objects. If this happens, consult your doctor to discuss options on how to manage them. Also, it is not advisable to allow children to ride or travel on their own without parent’s or guardian’s assistance.
Will taking a higher dose of MYOSTOP be more effective?
No. Taking higher dose of MYOSTOP may be not effective in preventing myopia. Higher doses of atropine are used as a diagnostic aid. Therefore, consult your doctor before using a higher dose of atropine.
Can I use MYOSTOP without consulting the doctor?
No. Do not use MYOSTOP without consulting your doctor. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
Can MYOSTOP be used for glaucoma?
No. MYOSTOP is not indicated to treat glaucoma. In contrast, people having glaucoma must inform their doctor before using MYOSTOP as a precaution, as it might worsen their existing condition.
Can MYOSTOP be used in toddlers?
No. MYOSTOP is not recommended for use in toddlers and in children aged below 4 years. Consult your doctor for advice before using.
Can MYOSTOP cause headaches?
Yes. MYOSTOP can cause headache in some children, although not everybody gets them. If your child experiences headache, make sure that they do not strain their eyes too much by looking at mobile phone, television or computers. You can apply a pain-relieving balm on their forehead to ease the pain. If there is no improvement in the condition, consult your doctor for advice.
Is there is any specific storage conditions present for MYOSTOP?
MYOSTOP must be stored in a cool, dry place. Do not freeze or refrigerate.