Sulphamed 20.00% Eye Drops 10 ml

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Drug Strength: 20.00%
Drug Form : Eye Drops
Pack Size : 10 ml
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Sulphamed Eye Drops contains Sulphacetamide, Eye | belongs to Antibacterial

SKU: pg_21885_30306 Category:

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    How it works

    Sulphamed 20.00% Eye Drops 10 ml stops the growth of bacteria by blocking the production of certain components necessary for the bacteria to divide and increase in numbers.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for Sulphamed 20.00% Eye Drops 10 ml

    • Hypersensitivity severe
    • Discharge from eyes severe
    • Burning and stinging
    • Conjunctival hyperemia severe
    • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome severe
    • Aplastic anemia severe
    • Bleeding and bruising severe
    • Hepatic necrosis rare

    Uses of Sulphamed 20.00% Eye Drops 10 ml

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Bacterial conjunctivitis

      Sulphamed 20.00% Eye Drops 10 ml is used in the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis caused by Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, Pseudomonas, and Hemophilus species. It relieves the itching and redness caused by the infection.

    • Trachoma

      Sulphamed 20.00% Eye Drops 10 ml is used in the treatment of trachoma, an infection of the eye caused by Chlamydia trachomatis. This infection causes the inside of the eyelid to become scarred and turn inwards, causing permanent blindness.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      Sulphamed 20.00% Eye Drops 10 ml is used in the treatment of trachoma, an infection of the eye caused by Chlamydia trachomatis. This infection causes the inside of the eyelid to become scarred and turn inwards, causing permanent blindness. The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.

    • Duration of Effect

      There is no well-established clinical data available regarding the duration of action of this medicine.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit forming tendencies were reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      No habit forming tendencies were reported. This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss with the doctor all the potential risks and benefits before using this medicine.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      No habit forming tendencies were reported. This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss with the doctor all the potential risks and benefits before using this medicine. This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss with the doctor all the potential risks and benefits before using this medicine.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Sulphamed 20.00% Eye Drops 10 ml or any of its components.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss with the doctor all the potential risks and benefits before using this medicine.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss with the doctor all the potential risks and benefits before using this medicine.

    General Warnings
    • Topical use only

      Sulphamed 20.00% Eye Drops 10 ml is for topical use only and not for use as an injection.

    • Use in pediatrics

      This medicine is not recommended for use in children less than 2 months old.

    • Renal impairment

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of kidney disease or active kidney disease due to the increased risk of renal failure. Close monitoring of kidney function is necessary, especially if this medicine is used for more than 2 weeks.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      If a dose of Sulphamed 20.00% Eye Drops 10 ml is missed, instill the missed dose as soon as you remember it. If it is almost the time for the next dose, continue with the normal dosing schedule. Do not instill a double dose to make up for the forgotten dose.

    • Overdose

      Seek emergency medical treatment or contact a doctor immediately in case of an overdose.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Silver nitrate moderate
    Disease interactions
    • severe

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of blood disorders or bone marrow disorders due to the increased risk of serious side effects. These side effects may include clotting disorders, methemoglobinemia, thrombocytopenia, aplastic anemia, or hemolytic anemia. Report any symptoms such as fever, sore throat, bleeding, or pale skin to the doctor on priority. Close monitoring of blood cell counts may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    • severe

      Topical use of this medicine may cause serious and rare dermatologic adverse reactions like Stevens-Johnson syndrome or Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis. Caution is advised while using this medicine in patients with asthma or AIDS, who are at a higher risk of developing these adverse reactions. Report any symptoms such as fever, severe headache, conjunctivitis, or rhinitis to the doctor immediately. Stop the medicine and contact your doctor immediately if any skin reactions appear.

    • severe

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of porphyria due to an increased risk of development of an acute attack of this disease. Symptoms of an acute attack are severe abdominal pain, chest pain, vomiting, and constipation.

    • moderate

      Topical use of Sulphamed 20.00% Eye Drops 10 ml is associated with the formation of crystals in the urinary tract, leading to kidney damage. You are advised to drink plenty of fluids during treatment with this medicine to avoid side effects on the kidney. Report any adverse effects such as blood in the urine or difficult or painful urination to the doctor immediately. Close monitoring of kidney function is necessary, especially if this medicine is used for more than 2 weeks.

    General Instructions

    Strictly follow all the instructions on the label and use Sulphamed 20.00% Eye Drops 10 ml only as directed. Do not touch the tip of the bottle. Do not use more than what is prescribed or share this medication with other people. It is advised that you should inform the doctor about all the medicines, especially eye medicines, or herbal products that you are using and about all your medical conditions before using this medicine. You are advised to complete the prescribed course of treatment even if the symptoms get better.

    Other details

    • Usage does not depend on food timings
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • Does not cause sleepiness

    References

    Additional Information>

    what are the adverse effects of Sulphamed 20.00% Eye Drops 10 ml?

    Burning, conjunctivitis, conjunctival hyperaemia, corneal ulcers, irritation, stinging.

    What happens if I miss a dose of Sulphamed 20.00% Eye Drops 10 ml?

    Adults & Children: 1-2 drops every 2-3 hourly for 7 days.
    Trachoma: Adults & Children: 2 drops every 2 hr with systemic administration.

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Sulphamed 20.00% Eye Drops 10 ml. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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