FAQs ABOUT OCCUCOM EYE DROP
Q: Can the use of OCCUCOM EYE DROP cause blurred vision?
A: Yes. OCCUCOM EYE DROP 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 OCCUCOM EYE DROP?
A: Avoid concomittant use of any eye medicines while using OCCUCOM EYE DROP without consulting your doctor.
Q: How to use OCCUCOM EYE DROP?
A: Use OCCUCOM EYE DROP as advised by your physician. It is for ophthalmic use only. Instil few drops of this medicine into the affected eyes. Wash your hands before and after application.
Q: What is the use of OCCUCOM EYE DROP?
A: OCCUCOM EYE DROP is a prescription medicine used to treat and prevent inflammation and/or infection in the eyes.
Q: How long does it take for OCCUCOM EYE DROP to work?
A: It may take around 10-15 minutes for OCCUCOM EYE DROP 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 OCCUCOM EYE DROP?
A: The most common side effects of using OCCUCOM EYE DROP are temporary burning sensation and blurring of vision, headache, dizziness, slowing growth and taste changes. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect worsens.
Q: Can I use OCCUCOM EYE DROP while wearing contact lenses?
A: If you wear soft contact lenses, remove the lens before applying OCCUCOM EYE DROP and wait for at least 15 minutes before reinsertion.
Q: Can I use OCCUCOM EYE DROP without consulting my doctor?
A: No. OCCUCOM EYE DROP is a prescription medicine which should be used only if prescribed by the physician. It is because, OCCUCOM EYE DROP 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 OCCUCOM EYE DROP?
A: Do not drive if you experience blurred vision after using OCCUCOM EYE DROP.
Q: What if I miss a dose of OCCUCOM EYE DROP?
A: If you missed a dose of OCCUCOM EYE DROP, 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 OCCUCOM EYE DROP to compensate the missed dose.
Q: How OCCUCOM EYE DROP works?
A: OCCUCOM EYE DROP blocks the release of certain chemicals in the body (such as prostaglandins) that causes eye pain, inflammation and swelling. It also kills the susceptible bacteria that causes eye infection. Collectively, this medicine reduces inflammation and infection of the eyes.
Q: Can I stop using OCCUCOM EYE DROP 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.