VOZOLE Eye Drops 3ml

Eye Infections Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

VOZOLE EYE DROPS contains Voriconazole which belongs to the group of medicines called as Antifungal agents. It is used to treat fungal infections of the eye. Fungal eye infection is one of the rare infections caused primarily due to an eye injury, usage of contaminated contact lenses or irrigation solution or after an eye surgery. It may cause eye pain, eye redness, eye sensitivity, blurred vision and increased tear production.

VOZOLE EYE DROPS is for ophthalmic use only. It effectively controls the fungal growth within the eye. While undergoing therapy with VOZOLE EYE DROPS, avoid exposing your eyes towards direct sunlight. Use protective sunglasses while going outdoors.

If you wear soft contact lenses, inform your doctor. Your doctor will suggest you to temporarily stop wearing them for a while. Do not wear contact lens while using VOZOLE EYE DROPS. Before using VOZOLE EYE DROPS inform your doctor if you have any liver problems. Consult your doctor before using if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

The most common side-effects of using VOZOLE EYE DROPS are blurred vision, halos in the vision, eye itching or discomfort and headache. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect bothers you.

USES OF VOZOLE EYE DROPS

  • Treats fungal infections of the eye

HOW VOZOLE EYE DROPS WORKS

VOZOLE EYE DROPS is an antifungal medication. It effectively controls fungal infections within the eye. It disrupts the fungal cell membrane by blocking the production of certain chemicals (ergosterol) within the cell which is required for its survival. As a result, it stops the fungal cell from multiplication, thereby preventing the further spread of infection.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Use VOZOLE EYE DROPS as advised by your physician. It is for ophthalmic use only. Wash your hands before application. Tilt your head slightly backwards and place the tip of the container close to your eyes. Gently pull your lower eyelid and instil few drops of the medicine as directed by your physician. Close your eyes and gently press the inner corner of your eye for 2 minutes. Repeat the same for the other eye if required.

Do not touch the tip of the container with your eyes, eyelids or areas around your eyes or fingers, to avoid contamination. Avoid wearing contact lenses while undergoing therapy for fungal eye infections. Eye ointments must be applied at last after applying eye drops.

Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and severity of the infection. Do not stop using VOZOLE EYE DROPS unless your doctor tells you to stop.

SIDE EFFECTS OF VOZOLE EYE DROPS

COMMON

  • blurred vision
  • eye sensitivity towards light
  • colour blindness, halo vision
  • nausea, vomiting
  • headache
  • red eyes
  • heart rhythm problems (very fast or slow heartbeat, fainting)
  • eye itching

RARE

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

  • signs of allergic reactions (such as skin rash, itching, swelling of the face, lips, throat or tongue causing breathing difficulties)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Eye sensitivity towards light:

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.

Headache:

Try to take rest. Apply a pain-relieving balm on your forehead. If the symptom does not improve, consult with your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

Inform your doctor before using VOZOLE EYE DROPS if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or planning to have a baby.

BREASTFEEDING

Inform your doctor before using VOZOLE EYE DROPS if you are breastfeeding.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machines if you feel blurring of vision or uncomfortable sensitivity to light after using VOZOLE EYE DROPS.

LIVER

VOZOLE EYE DROPS should be used with caution in patients having liver disease. Therefore, consult your doctor before using it.

ALLERGY

Inform your doctor before using VOZOLE EYE DROPS if you are allergic to Voriconazole.

OTHERS

Use in paediatrics:

VOZOLE EYE DROPS should be used in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years) only if prescribed by the physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before administration.

Use in geriatrics:

VOZOLE EYE DROPS should be used with caution in the elderly patients. Therefore, consult your doctor before using it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug – Drug Interactions:

Before using VOZOLE EYE DROPS, inform your doctor if you are taking, have taken or might take any other medicine, including prescription, non-prescription or any herbal medicine.

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally used more VOZOLE EYE DROPS, rinse your eye with warm water. If still irritation persists, consult your doctor.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Voriconazole
Pharmacological Category :   Azole Antifungal agents
Therapeutic Indication :   Fungal Eye Infections
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Injection, Eye drops

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep VOZOLE EYE DROPS out of reach of children
  • Store at temperature between 2°C - 35°C

FAQs ABOUT VOZOLE EYE DROPS

What is VOZOLE EYE DROPS and why is it given?

VOZOLE EYE DROPS is an antifungal medicine used to treat fungal infections of the eye.

How to use VOZOLE EYE DROPS?

Use VOZOLE EYE DROPS as advised by your physician. It is for ophthalmic use only. Wash your hands before application. Tilt your head slightly backwards and place the tip of the container close to your eyes. Gently pull your lower eyelid and instil few drops of the medicine as directed by your physician. Close your eyes and gently press the inner corner of your eye for 2 minutes. Repeat the same for the other eye if required.

How to store VOZOLE EYE DROPS?

VOZOLE EYE DROPS should be stored at temperature between 2°C - 35°C.

Can VOZOLE EYE DROPS be used in children?

VOZOLE EYE DROPS should be used in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years) only if prescribed by the physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before administration.

Will VOZOLE EYE DROPS affect my ability to drive?

VOZOLE EYE DROPS may cause visual disturbances. Therefore, do not drive or operate any heavy tools or machines if you experience blurred vision or light sensitivity after using VOZOLE EYE DROPS.

What are the side effects of VOZOLE EYE DROPS?

VOZOLE EYE DROPS may cause blurred vision, halos in the vision, eye itching or discomfort and headache. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect bothers you.

What precautions must be followed while using VOZOLE EYE DROPS?

While undergoing therapy with VOZOLE EYE DROPS, avoid exposing your eyes to direct sunlight. Use protective sunglasses while going outdoors. If you wear soft contact lenses, inform your doctor. Your doctor will suggest you to temporarily stop using it for a while. Before using VOZOLE EYE DROPS inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or having any liver problems.

Can the use of VOZOLE EYE DROPS cause blurred vision?

Yes. VOZOLE EYE DROPS may cause blurred vision after application. 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.

Can I use other eye medicines while using VOZOLE EYE DROPS?

Yes. You can use other eye medicines while undergoing therapy with VOZOLE EYE DROPS. But make sure to leave a time gap of at least 5 minutes before applying other eye drops or ointment. Always apply eye ointment after using eye drops.

Can I use VOZOLE EYE DROPS while wearing contact lenses?

No. Avoid wearing contact lenses while undergoing therapy for fungal eye infections.

Can I stop using VOZOLE EYE DROPS without consulting my doctor?

Do not stop using VOZOLE EYE DROPS without consulting your doctor, as the infection may increase once again and become uncontrollable. If you think that you are feeling better or if you wish to stop using VOZOLE EYE DROPS, contact your doctor for advice.

Can I drive or ride a bike after using VOZOLE EYE DROPS?

Do not drive if you experience blurred vision after using VOZOLE EYE DROPS.

What if I miss a dose of VOZOLE EYE DROPS?

If you missed a dose of VOZOLE 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 VOZOLE EYE DROPS to compensate the missed dose.

How VOZOLE EYE DROPS works?

VOZOLE EYE DROPS effectively controls fungal infections within the eye. It binds to the fungal cell wall and disrupts the fungal cell membrane by blocking the production of certain chemicals (ergosterol) within the cell that is required for its survival. As a result, it stops the fungal cell from multiplication, thereby preventing the further spread of infection.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Anti-Fungal Drugs. Essentials of medical pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page – 795.

2. Daoud Al-badriyeh, Chin Fen Neoh, Kay Stewart, David CM Kong. Clinical utility of voriconazole eye drops in ophthalmic fungal keratitis. Clinical Ophthalmology. May 2010. [Accessed on 22nd November 2022] https://www.researchgate.net/publication/44593447_Clinical_utility_of_voriconazole_eye_drops_in_ophthalmic_fungal_keratitis

3. Eye. Buckinghamshire Formulary. Voriconazole 1% Eye drops. [Accessed on 22nd November 2022] https://www.bucksformulary.nhs.uk/chaptersSubDetails.asp?FormularySectionID=11&SubSectionRef=11.03.02&SubSectionID=A100#6246

4. NHS Buckinghamshire Health Care Trust. Voriconazole. Page – 9 & 10. [Accessed on 22nd November 2022] https://www.bucksformulary.nhs.uk/docs/Guideline_372FM.pdf?UNLID=4563869220229211411

5. Aurolab. Vozole PF. [Accessed on 22nd November 2022] https://www.aurolab.com/vozolepfinjection.asp

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Confocal Microscopy

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VOZOLE Eye Drops 3ml

VOZOLE Eye Drops 3ml Mkt: Auro Laboratories Ltd

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