Eyebrex

Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm is an antibiotic medicine that is used to treat bacterial infections of the eye (e.g., conjunctivitis) and the eyelids (e.g., blepharitis).
It may also help to prevent an infection after an eye injury or surgery.
Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm stops the growth of bacteria and thereby helps to cure the underlying infection. Follow your doctor’s instructions precisely for administering this medicine.

Wait for at least 5 minutes before applying any other eye medication.

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.

Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm will not work for eye infections that are not caused by bacteria (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.

Common side effects

Common side effects seen with this medicine include temporary eye irritation, burning sensation, itching, and redness after administration.

Consult your doctor if these side effects persist or if your condition worsens. It may cause some short-term blurring of vision when first used.

Therefore, do not drive immediately after administering this medicine.
Contact lenses should not be worn while you are using this medicine or while you have an active eye infection. click here: Eyebrex

USES OF EYEBREX OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION

  • Treatment of Bacterial eye infections

BENEFITS OF EYEBREX OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION

In Treatment of Bacterial eye infections

Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm is an antibiotic medicine. It works by stopping the bacteria causing the infection’s growth. It helps relieve symptoms such as pain, redness, itching, or soreness caused due to eye infections. The dose and duration of treatment will be decided by your doctor based on your condition. Make sure you complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.

SIDE EFFECTS OF EYEBREX OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Eyebrex

  • Eye irritation
  • Burning sensation
  • Eye redness
  • Eye itching

HOW TO USE EYEBREX OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION

This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

HOW EYEBREX OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION WORKS

Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth in the eye by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. This treats your eye infection.

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

No interaction found/established
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Pregnancy

Liquifilm is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
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Breastfeeding

Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
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Driving

Liquifilm does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney

No interaction found/established
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Liver

No interaction found/established

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE EYEBREX OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION?

If you miss a dose of Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm, use it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Quick tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm to treat bacterial infections of the eye.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm may cause damage to cornea on long-term use.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • A stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • Make sure to use it within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.
  • Can I stop taking Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm when I feel better?
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm may cause damage to cornea on long-term use.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • A stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
    Make sure to use it within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

FAQs

Q. Does Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm have a steroid in it?

No, Liquifilm alone does not have steroids in it. It is an antibiotic, which means that it is effective against bacterial infections.

It is not effective against viral or fungal infections and hence should not be used in these kinds of infections. Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm may be combined with steroids such as dexamethasone.

Q. What bacteria does Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm kill?

Liquifilm is effective against a wide range of bacteria. Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm must be used only against susceptible bacteria.

A whole gamut of bacteria that can be killed by Liquifilm includes S. Aureus and S. epidermidis, some species of Streptococci, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Enterobacter aerogenes, Proteus mirabilis, Morganella morganii, most Proteus vulgaris strains, Haemophilus influenza, and H. aegyptius, Moraxella lacunata, Acinetobacter calcoaceticus, and some Neisseria species. Your doctor will evaluate whether this medicine is suitable for your condition.

Q. How long should you use Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm?

The doctor will decide the duration of treatment which will depend on the severity of infection. For instance, if you have a mild to moderate eye infection, your doctor will advise 1-2 eye drops, 4 times a day, usually.

In severe infections, you may be prescribed 2 drops every hour. Do not use more or less of it or use it more often than prescribed by your doctor. You should use it exactly as prescribed by your doctor.

Q. How should Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm be used?

You should wash your hands before using the eye drops. Avoid touching the dropper tip against your eye or anywhere else.

Tilt your head slightly and instill one drop. Close your eyes for 2 or 3 minutes with your head tipped down, and avoid blinking or squinting. Gently press your finger to the inside corner of the eye for about 1 minute, to keep the liquid from draining into your tear duct.

If you use more than one drop, wait about 5 minutes between the drops. Wait at least 10 minutes before using any other eye drops your doctor has prescribed.

Q. Is Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm effective?

Liquifilm is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. What if I don’t get better after using Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm?

Inform your doctor if you don’t feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform the doctor if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

Q. Can I stop using Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Liquifilm without consulting your doctor even if you are feeling better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. Therefore, for better and complete treatment, it is advised to continue your treatment for the prescribed duration.

Q. Does Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm have a steroid in it?

No, Liquifilm alone does not have steroids in it. It is an antibiotic, which means that it is effective against bacterial infections. It is not effective against viral or fungal infections and hence should not be used in these kinds of infections. Liquifilm may be combined with steroids such as dexamethasone.

Q. What bacteria does Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm kill?

Liquifilm is effective against a wide range of bacteria. Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm must be used only against susceptible bacteria.

A whole gamut of bacteria that can be killed by Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm includes S. Aureus and S. epidermidis, some species of Streptococci, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Enterobacter aerogenes, Proteus mirabilis, Morganella morganii, most Proteus vulgaris strains, Haemophilus influenza, and H. aegyptius, Moraxella lacunata, Acinetobacter calcoaceticus, and some Neisseria species. Your doctor will evaluate whether this medicine is suitable for your condition.

Q. How long should you use Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm?

The doctor will decide the duration of treatment which will depend on the severity of infection. For instance, if you have mild to moderate eye infection, your doctor will advise 1-2 eye drops, 4 times a day, usually. In severe infections, you may be prescribed 2 drops every hour. Do not use more or less of it or use it more often than prescribed by your doctor. You should use it exactly as prescribed by your doctor.

Q. How should Eyebrex 0.3% Liquifilm be used?

You should wash your hands before using the eye drops. Avoid touching the dropper tip against your eye or anywhere else. Tilt your head slightly and instill one drop.

Close your eyes for 2 or 3 minutes with your head tipped down, and avoid blinking or squinting. Gently press your finger to the inside corner of the eye for about 1 minute, to keep the liquid from draining into your tear duct.

If you use more than one drop, wait about 5 minutes between the drops. Wait at least 10 minutes before using any other eye drops your doctor has prescribed.

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