VISTAGAN 0.5% Eye Drops 5ml

 60.00

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Drug Strength: 0.5%w/v
Drug Form : Eye Drops
Pack Size : 5ml

Levobunolol (HCl):0.5%w/v | Beta blockers

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Manufactured / Marketed By : PDH Product Form : Eye DropsPack Size : 5mlIngredients : Levobunolol (HCl):0.5%w/vGeneric Category : Beta blockers

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How it works

VISTAGAN 0.5% Eye Drops 5ml works by decreasing the pressure in the eye.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for VISTAGAN 0.5% Eye Drops 5ml

  • Burning and stinging of eye
  • Discharge from eyes
  • Redness of the eye
  • Blurred vision
  • Eye pain rare
  • Unusual drowsiness rare
  • Unusual tiredness or weakness
  • Sweating
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Dizziness when getting up suddenly from a sitting position

Uses of VISTAGAN 0.5% Eye Drops 5ml

What is it prescribed for?

  • Intraocular hypertension

    This medicine is used for the treatment of patients suffering from intraocular hypertension (increased fluid pressure inside the eyes).

  • Open angle Glaucoma

    This medicine is used for the treatment of open-angle glaucoma, a condition characterized by progressive damage to the optic nerve that may lead to vision loss. It reduces the fluid pressure inside the eyes in patients suffering from this condition.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within one hour of administration of the dose.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.

  • 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?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to VISTAGAN 0.5% Eye Drops 5ml or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.

  • Asthma/COPD

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from Asthma/COPD due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

  • Cardiogenic shock

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from cardiogenic shock due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Use in children

    This medicine is not recommended for use in children below 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

  • Cerebrovascular insufficiency

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with conditions that obstruct the blood supply to the brain due to the increased risk of worsening of the existing condition. Close monitoring of clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the patient's condition.

  • Contact lens

    Based on the severity of your symptoms, your doctor may advise you to avoid the use of contact lenses. If you are allowed to use contact lenses, remove them prior to the administration of the eye drops. They can be reinserted 15 minutes post administration.

  • Driving or Operating macinery

    Use of this medicine may cause symptoms such as blurred vision, fatigue, drowsiness, etc. in some patients. If you experience any of these symptoms, it is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery until your symptoms clear.

  • WADA Category-P2 - Beta-Blockers (Sports)

    Athletes are advised not to indulge in certain sports while using this medicine. Archery, racing, shooting and other high-risk sports should be avoided. Sportspersons should refer to the list of medicines published by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) which are not to be taken while participating in specific sports events.

  • Corneal diseases

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from diseases that affect the cornea, a layer that covers the front part of the eye, since it medicine may induce dryness of the eyes. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Administer the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

  • Overdose

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

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Formoterol severe
  • Epinephrine severe
  • Salmeterol severe
  • Verapamil severe
  • Aminophylline severe
  • Diltiazem severe
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from congestive heart failure due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Close monitoring of clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • severe

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from diabetes mellitus due to the increased risk of altered blood glucose levels. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • severe

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from hyperthyroidism since it may mask some signs and symptoms of this condition in few patients. Close monitoring of thyroid hormone levels, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

General Instructions

Use this medicine exactly as prescribed. Do not administer in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Other details

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

References

Additional Information>

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver VISTAGAN 0.5% Eye Drops 5ml. 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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