What is ZOCON Eye Drops used for?
ZOCON Eye Drops is an antifungal antibiotic used to treat fungal infections, including those occurring in bladder, genital area, lungs, mouth, esophagus, and throat. It is also used in the treatment of peritonitis, pneumonia, and meningitis. Besides, ZOCON Eye Drops is used in the prevention of Candida infections in patients receiving bone marrow transplants. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
How to take ZOCON Eye Drops?
The dosage of ZOCON Eye Drops prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take ZOCON Eye Drops medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of ZOCON Eye Drops, seek medical attention immediately.
What are the drugs that interact with ZOCON Eye Drops?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with ZOCON Eye Drops.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of ZOCON Eye Drops, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
ZOCON Eye Drops can interact with antidiabetic drugs and blood-thinning drugs.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of ZOCON Eye Drops?
Like other medicines, ZOCON Eye Drops can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of ZOCON Eye Drops are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of ZOCON Eye Drops cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of ZOCON Eye Drops develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
ZOCON Eye Drops can cause side effects such as :
- Mild nausea
- Unpleasant taste in your mouth
This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking ZOCON Eye Drops.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking ZOCON Eye Drops?
Is it possible for me to take ZOCON Eye Drops with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take ZOCON Eye Drops?
What are the possible drug interactions of ZOCON Eye Drops?
How will ZOCON Eye Drops work in my body?
How should ZOCON Eye Drops be taken?
How to reduce the risk of ZOCON Eye Drops drug interactions and side effects?