Zylopred

Zylopred Opthalmic Suspension is a medicine used to treat bacterial eye infections. It kills and prevents the growth of infection-causing bacteria in the eyes. This way it relieves the symptoms and speeds up the healing process.

Zylopred Opthalmic Suspension is to be used only in the affected eye. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor.

Read the label carefully for instruction before you use the medicine. Wash your hands before using this medicine.

Do not use too much or too little. Use it in the exact dose as prescribed by the doctor or as instructed in the label.

Use of this medicine may cause burning sensation, stinging, and irritation at the application site. These are usually temporary and resolve with time.

However, if they persist or get worse, inform your doctor. In case of accidental contact with your ears, nose, or mouth, immediately rinse it with water.

Inform your doctor if you have a known allergy to any of the ingredients in this medicine or if you are taking any other medication.

It is advised not to drive or operate heavy machinery immediately after using this medicine as it may cause temporary blurring of vision and may affect your ability to drive. click here: Zylopred

USES OF ZYLOPRED EYE DROP

  • Treatment of Bacterial eye infections

BENEFITS

In Treatment of Bacterial eye infections

Zylopred Opthalmic Suspension is used to treat bacterial infections of the eyes such as conjunctivitis or pink eye. It stops the growth of bacteria causing infection and helps relieve pain, swelling, redness, itching, or irritation in the eyes. Use it 2-3 times a day for at least a week or as prescribed by the doctor. Your symptoms might improve after using Zylopred Opthalmic Suspension. However, make sure to complete the full course of treatment. This will ensure that the infection is completely cured and prevent it from returning.

SIDE EFFECTS

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 Zylopred

  • Stinging sensation
  • Erythema (skin redness)
  • Conjunctival irritation
  • Increased lacrimation
  • Corneal inflammation
  • Papillary conjunctivitis

Serve side effects of Zylopred

  • Eye nerve disorder
  • Visual field defect
  • Posterior subcapsular cataract
  • Delayed wound healing
  • Secondary ocular infections

HOW TO USE ZYLOPRED EYE DROP

This medicine is for external use only. Use 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 the extra liquid.

HOW ZYLOPRED EYE DROP WORKS

Opthalmic Suspension is a combination of two medicines: Gatifloxacin and Loteprednol etabonate. Gatifloxacin is an antibiotic.
It kills bacteria in the eye by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves.

This treats your infection. Loteprednol etabonate is a steroid which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that make the eye red swollen and itchy.

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

No interaction found/established
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Pregnancy

Information regarding the use of Opthalmic Suspension during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Breastfeeding

Information regarding the use of  Opthalmic Suspension during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving

Zylopred Opthalmic Suspension may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney

No interaction found/established
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Liver

No interaction found/established

Quick tips

  • Opthalmic Suspension must be used as per dose and duration suggested by the doctor.
  • If you wear soft contact lenses, remove them before putting in these eye drops and wait at least 15 minutes before putting your lenses back in.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.

FAQ:

What is Zylopred used for?

Zylopred Opthalmic Suspension is used to treat bacterial infections of the eyes such as conjunctivitis or pink eye. It stops the growth of bacteria causing infection and helps relieve pain, swelling, redness, itching, or irritation in the eyes.

How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
The amount of time required for Zylopred Ophthalmic Suspension to show its action is not clinically established.

How long do the effects of this medicine last?
The amount of time for which Zylopred Ophthalmic Suspension remains active in your body is not clinically established.

Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Is this a habit-forming medicine?
No habit-forming tendencies were reported for Zylopred Ophthalmic Suspension.

Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
Ophthalmic Suspension is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless necessary due to the lack of sufficient safety data. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant.

Can this medicine be taken while breastfeeding?
Ophthalmic Suspension is not recommended for use while breastfeeding unless necessary due to the lack of sufficient safety data. Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding.

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