LOCULA 10% DROPS

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SKU
LOC0004
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Manufacturer : EAS-EAST INDIA PHARMACEUTICAL
Composition : SULFACETAMIDE-10% W/V
Dose Form : DROPS
Description : LOCULA -10% DROP
Route Of Administration : OPTHALMIC
Pack : 1

Drug Ingredient Information

SULFACETAMIDE-10% W/V

SULFACETAMIDE

Information for patients
Drug Information Sulfacetamide ophthalmic is an antibiotic. Sulfacetamide ophthalmic is used to treat bacterial infections of the eyes. Sulfacetamide ophthalmic may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.
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Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug Do not touch the dropper or tube opening to any surface, including your eyes or hands. The dropper or tube opening is sterile. If it becomes contaminated, it could cause an infection in your eye. Apply light pressure to the inside corner of your eye (near your nose) after each drop to prevent the fluid from draining down your tear ducts.
Drug Special Care Do not use sulfacetamide ophthalmic if you have a viral or fungal infection in your eye. It is used to treat infections caused by bacteria only. Do not use sulfacetamide ophthalmic if you have ever had an allergic reaction to a sulfa-based drug. It is not known whether sulfacetamide ophthalmic will harm an unborn baby. Do not use sulfacetamide ophthalmic without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant. It is also not known whether sulfacetamide ophthalmic passes into breast milk. Do not use sulfacetamide ophthalmic without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Drug Drug Interactions Your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first. Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription products you may use, especially of: skin products containing silver (such as silver sulfadiazine). This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist.
Drug Pregnancy Interaction It is not known whether sulfacetamide ophthalmic will harm an unborn baby. Do not use sulfacetamide ophthalmic without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant.
Drug Breast feeding Interaction It is also not known whether sulfacetamide ophthalmic passes into breast milk. Do not use sulfacetamide ophthalmic without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Drug Machinery Interaction Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities.
Drug More Information Do not touch the dropper or tube opening to any surface, including your eyes or hands. The dropper or tube opening is sterile. If it becomes contaminated, it could cause an infection in your eye. Sulfacetamide ophthalmic may cause blurred vision. If you experience blurred vision, avoid these activities. If you wear contact lenses, ask your doctor if you should wear them during treatment with sulfacetamide ophthalmic. After applying the medication, wait at least 15 minutes before inserting contact lenses, unless otherwise directed by your doctor. Do not use other eye drops or medications during treatment with sulfacetamide ophthalmic unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
How to take the Medicine
Consumption Info
Drug quanitty Usual Adult Dose for Conjunctivitis: Solution: 1 to 2 drops into the conjunctival sac every 2 to 3 hours while awake and less often at night. Ointment: Apply a small amount to the lower conjunctival sac 3 to 4 times a day and at bedtime. Duration: 7 to 10 days. Usual Adult Dose for Trachoma: Solution: 2 drops into the lower conjunctival sac every 2 hours with concomitant systemic sulfonamide therapy. Usual Pediatric Dose for Conjunctivitis: >= 2 months to 18 years: Solution: 1 to 2 drops into the conjunctival sac every 2 to 3 hours while awake and less often at night. Ointment: Apply a small amount to the lower conjunctival sac 3 to 4 times a day and at bedtime. Duration: 7 to 10 days. Usual Pediatric Dose for Trachoma: Solution: 2 drops into the lower conjunctival sac every 2 hours with concomitant systemic sulfonamide therapy.
Drug Dose Use sulfacetamide ophthalmic eyedrops or ointment exactly as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these directions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you. Wash your hands before using your eyedrops or ointment. To apply the eye drops: Shake the drops gently to be sure the medicine is well mixed. Tilt your head back slightly and pull down on your lower eyelid. Position the dropper above your eye. Look up and away from the dropper. Squeeze out a drop and close your eye. Apply gentle pressure to the inside corner of your eye (near your nose) for about 1 minute to prevent the liquid from draining down your tear duct. If you are using more than one drop in the same eye or drops in both eyes, repeat the process with about 5 minutes between drops. To apply the ointment: Hold the tube in your hand for a few minutes to warm it up so that the ointment comes out easily. Tilt your head back slightly and pull down gently on your lower eyelid. Apply a thin film of the ointment into your lower eyelid. Close your eye and roll your eyeball around in all directions for 1 to 2 minutes. If you are applying another eye medication, allow at least 10 minutes before the next application. Do not touch the dropper or tube opening to any surface, including your eyes or hands. The dropper or tube opening is sterile. If it becomes contaminated, it could cause an infection in your eye. Do not use any eyedrop that is discolored or has particles in it. Store sulfacetamide ophthalmic at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep the bottle or tube properly capped.
Excess Drug Consumption An overdose of this medication is unlikely to occur. If you do suspect an overdose, wash the eye with water and call an emergency room or poison control center near you. If the drops or ointment have been ingested, drink plenty of fluid and call an emergency center for advice.
Forgot Drug Consumption Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next regularly scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and apply the next one as directed. Do not use a double dose of this medication.
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Possible Side Effects
General Information
Common Drug Side Effects Serious side effects are not expected with this medication. Commonly, some eye burning, stinging, irritation, itching, redness, blurred vision, eyelid itching, eyelid swelling, or sensitivity to light may occur. This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
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How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Consult your pharmacist or product labeling for the exact temperature range. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.

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