Zoptina 5mg Eye Drops 5ml

Eye Infections Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS contains Moxifloxacin which belongs to the group of medicines called Antibiotics. It is used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis and other eye infections.

Bacterial conjunctivitis is the infection of the transparent membrane (conjunctiva) that lines the eyelid and covers the white part of your eyeball. Symptoms of bacterial conjunctivitis include pain, discomfort, redness, itching, irritation, and watering of the eyes.

Patients should be advised not to wear contact lenses if they have signs and symptoms of bacterial conjunctivitis.

ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS should be used with caution in pregnant women or if you think you may be pregnant and a breastfeeding woman. Consult your doctor before using.

ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS is not recommended for use in newborns and it should be used with caution in children and adolescents. Your doctor will prescribe the right dose depending on your child’s age and body weight.

ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS should be used with caution in elderly patients above 65 years of age. The common side effects are eye pain or irritation. Consult your doctor if the above symptoms does not improve.

USES OF ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS

  • Used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis and other eye infections

HOW ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS WORKS

ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS works by inhibiting the bacterial enzymes DNA gyrase and topoisomerase IV which are required for DNA replication and transcription resulting in cell death. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing and destroys them.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Use ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS exactly as directed by your physician. Instil the medicine as advised by the physician. It is for ophthalmic use only. Your doctor will prescribe the right dose depending on your age, body weight and severity of the infection.

SIDE EFFECTS OF ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS

COMMON

  • eye pain or irritation

UNCOMMON

  • dryness, itchiness, and redness of the eye
  • eye surface inflammation or scarring
  • a broken blood vessel in the eye seen as a bright red patch
  • abnormal eye sensation, swelling
  • headache
  • bad taste

RARE

  • corneal disorder
  • blurred or reduced vision
  • inflammation or infection of the conjunctiva
  • eye strain or swelling
  • vomiting
  • nose discomfort
  • the feeling of a lump in the throat, pain and throat irritation
  • signs of decreased iron in blood pale skin, weakness, cold hands, and feet
  • signs of abnormal liver blood tests like yellowing of eyes and skin

Stop using ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, face, lips, mouth, or throat which may cause difficulty in swallowing or breathing
  • rash or hives, large fluid-filled blisters
  • sores and ulceration

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Vomiting:

Stick to simple meals. Try to Avoid oil rich or spicy foods, sugary snacks, and drinks. Try to drink liquid slowly along with your meals, or in between meals. Consult your doctor if your symptom is not improving.

Headache:

Apply a hot or cold-water bag on your head. Try to take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee. Massage on the scalp or head with mild pressure. Consult your doctor for advice.

Eye itching or Burning:

Close your eyes and relax for some time. Place an ice pack over the eyes for a few minutes. Avoid watching mobile phones, systems, laptops, or any other light sources which might irritate your eyes. If the symptom persists or worsens, contact your doctor.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the foetus. Consult your doctor before using.

BREASTFEEDING

There are no adequate and well-controlled studies on the use of ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before using.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or handle any machines while using this ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS, since it may cause blurred vision.

ALLERGY

Do not use ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS if you are allergic to Moxifloxacin or any other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

Before using ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS, inform your doctor if you:

  • wear contact lens
  • have pain or swelling of the tendons (tendinitis)

Use in pediatrics:

ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS is not recommended for use in infants below 1 year of age since safety and effectiveness have not been established in this age group. Consult your doctor for advice.

Use in geriatrics:

ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS should be used with caution in elderly patients of above 65 years of age. Consult your doctor for advice.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug - Drug interactions:

Inform your doctor if you are taking, using or have recently taken any other medicines, including prescription, non-prescription and herbal supplements.

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally use too much of ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Wash your eyes and rinse it all out with warm water.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Moxifloxacin
Pharmacological Category :   Fluoroquinolones
Therapeutic Indication :   Bacterial infections
Dosage Forms :  

Tablet, Injection, Infusion, Eye Drops, Ophthalmic Solution, Eye Gel, Gel, Eye Ointment, Ointment

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS

What is ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS and why it is given?

ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS contains moxifloxacin which is used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis and other eye infections.

How does ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS works?

ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS works by inhibiting the bacterial enzymes DNA gyrase and topoisomerase IV which are required for DNA replication and transcription resulting in cell death. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing and destroys them.

How to use ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS?

Always use this ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS directed by your physician. It is for ophthalmic use only. Wash your hands thoroughly. Gently pull your lower eyelid gently and instil one or two drops of this medicine inside the lower eyelid. Close your eyelid and gently press on the inner corner of your eyelid for 2-3 minutes to prevent the drainage of the solution into your nose and throat. If required, repeat the same for the other eye.

Does ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS cause eye irritation?

Yes, it may cause itching and burning sensation in the eyes in some patients. Close your eyes and relax for some time. Place an ice pack over the eyes for a few minutes. Avoid watching mobile phones, systems, laptops, or any other light sources which might irritate your eyes. If the symptom persists or worsens, contact your doctor.

Can ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS be used in children?

ZOPTINA 5MG EYE DROPS is not recommended for use in infants below 1 year of age. Consult your doctor for advice before using the medicine.

REFERENCES

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PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    20 g
    Ingredient
    MOXIFLOXACIN 0.5 %
    Hsn Code
    30042039
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Zoptina 5mg Eye Drops 5ml

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