ABOUT THE DRUG:
Sulfacetamide Opthalmic is an antibiotic eye drop medication which is used for the treatment of bacterial eye infection. It is available under several trade names, Locula Eye Drops (made by Allergen).
USES OF THE DRUG:
Sulfacetamide Opthalmic is an antibiotic that is used against infections caused in the eye. This medicine Locula 10 ml is used for the treatment of bacterial corneal ulcers and Keratitis.
WORKING OF THE DRUG:
Sulfacetamide Opthalmic inhibits the bacterial multiplication of bacteria.
Locula 10 ml eye drop is manufactured by East India Pharmaceutical Ltd.
DOSAGE FORM AND STRENGTHS:
This drug is available in the eye drop form in the following strength on our website:
Locula 10 ml
DO NOT USE THIS DRUG IF YOU:
Are allergic to this drug or any of the other ingredients present in this medicine
TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU:
Are pregnant and if you are not then use all the methods to prevent pregnancy.
Are breastfeeding as the drug may pass into the breast milk and harm the newborn
Have serious liver problem
Have blood pressure or kidney problems
Have serious heart complaints
HOW MUCH TO TAKE THE DRUG?
The dosage may depend on a range of factors like age, sex, drug allergies, or seriousness of the condition among several other factors. Your dosage will be determined by your doctor after examining you properly. The usual dose is one-two drops in the infected eye after every 4 hours in a day, depending upon the condition of the patient. In severe cases you can increase the dose to 1 drop after each one hour and subsequently with the improvement in the condition the dosage can be decreased to one eye drop after every 4 hours.
HOW TO USE THE DRUG?
Apply Sulfacetamide eye drops (Locula Eye Drops) as directed by your doctor. A patient leaflet is included with all medications with complete information and instructions on how to use them. Refer the leaflet for more details. Applying eye drops is a very simple task and can be done with little or no assistance. You may however seek assistance from someone from your family, friends or anyone nearby for applying this medication Always store Sulfacetamide Opthalmic in a cool and dark place. Ensure that children and pets do not have access to this or any other medication. You can buy Locula 10 online at 24x7pharma.com.
FOR HOW LONG TO TAKE IT?
Take the drugs as long as your doctor recommends you to take it.
If you think that you have used too much of Sulfacetamide Opthalmic, contact the Doctor immediately for further course of action.
Missing even a single dose of Sulfacetamide Opthalmic can be detrimental for your condition. But if you miss a dose due to uncontrollable reasons, use it as soon as you remember it. However, skip the miss dose if it is too long since the original time to take the dose and very close to the time for the next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to compensate for the missed dose.
SIDE EFFECTS OF LOCULA 20% 10ML:
Itching, or redness in the eye
COMMON DRUG INTERACTIONS:
You should not use other eye drops or ones that contain nitrates while using Sulfacetamide Opthalmic. Apart from this, there are no significant drug interactions. However, there may be some other interacting drugs. Let your doctor know about any other drugs or related products which you may be using. Do not take or use any medications on your own. Medicines must be taken strictly with a doctors prescription.
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
Store this medication in a cool and dry place
Do not apply Sulfacetamide Opthalmic into your eyes while wearing contact lenses. Ensure a sufficient gap after applying the medication and before wearing the contact lenses
Remember to follow your doctor?s advice properly for best results
Locula 20 Eye Drops should be used as directed by your doctor. It should be used regularly at evenly spaced time intervals as prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening.
It is effective in killing many types of bacteria. However, it will not work for other types of eye infections (e.g., viral) and therefore, should only be used if prescribed by your doctor. Unnecessary use of any antibiotic can lead to a decrease in its effectiveness in the future.
Commonly seen side effects seen with this medicine include temporary eye irritation and stinging in the eyes after administration. Consult your doctor if these side effects persist or if your condition worsens. Seek emergency medical help if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty breathing. Contact lenses should not be worn while you are using this medicine or while you have a bacterial eye infection.
USES OF LOCULA EYE DROP
- Treatment of Bacterial eye infections
BENEFITS OF LOCULA EYE DROP
In Treatment of Bacterial eye infections
SIDE EFFECTS OF LOCULA EYE DROP
Common side effects of Locula
- Eye irritation
- Stinging in the eyes
HOW TO USE LOCULA EYE DROP
HOW LOCULA EYE DROP WORKS