Azithral Eye Drops 0.1% (3ml)
About Azithral Eye Drop
Azithral Eye Drop is an antibiotic medication that helps treat bacterial eye infections like Trachoma Conjunctivitis and Bacterial Conjunctivitis.
The main active ingredient in this eye drop is Azithromycin, which belongs to a class of medication known as Macrolide antibiotics.
The medication works by inhibiting the production of critical proteins needed by bacteria to perform essential activities. In this way, it prevents germs from growing and infections from spreading.
Azithral Eye Drop is a prescription-based medication that should be taken only when a healthcare professional recommends it.
Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd manufactures Azithral Eye Drops 0.1% (3ml)
Uses of Azithral Eye Drops
Antibiotic medication like Azithral Eye Drop treats different eye infections caused by bacteria.
Infections of the eye caused by bacteria, such as Streptococcus mitis group, Staphylococcus aureus, or Haemophilus influenzae, among others, can be treated with this antibiotic.
It can also be used to treat Dry Eye Syndrome, which is commonly caused by wearing contact lenses.
Take it for as long as your doctor prescribes, and avoid missing doses. In this way, all germs are eliminated, and resistance is prevented.
How it works
Azithral Eye Drops work in a class of drugs known as Macrolide Antibiotics. The main active salt in this eye drop is Azithromycin, which eliminates the bacteria responsible for Conjunctivitis.
The active ingredient in Azithral Eye Drops, when combined with the nucleus of a bacterial cell, blocks the generation of proteins necessary for the bacterial population to expand.
It has been demonstrated that the dosage of Azithral is efficient in inhibiting the reproduction and expansion of germs in the eyes. Azithral eye drops are highly effective and have received numerous positive reviews for treating eye infections.
Additionally, it helps reduce the inflammation brought on by an infection in the eyes.
The diagnosis made by your healthcare practitioner will determine the appropriate dosage of Azithral Eye Drop to administer.
Patients may require a different amount of eye drop medication based on the severity of their respective health conditions.
Take this eye drop between two and three times daily for at least one week or as prescribed by your healthcare provider.
How to take
Azithral Eye Drop should be used according to the instructions provided by your primary care physician.
While using the eye drop, take the following steps:
- Always take the eye drop as prescribed by your doctor
- The product is intended for ophthalmic use only
- Before applying, wash your hands
- Tilt your head back slightly and draw your lower eyelid down to make a pocket
- Put a drop in your pocket and try not to touch the tip with your eye
- Gently close your eye and press your finger against the inside corner of your eye
- Your doctor will determine your appropriate dose and duration based on your age, weight, and medical condition
If you realize you missed a dosage of Azithral Eye Drops, take the medication as soon as you remember. However, if the time for the next planned dose has come, skip the missed dose.
Eyes that are red, itchy, and watering are some symptoms of an overdose of Azithromycin eye drops. Report your symptoms immediately to the closest hospital in case of an overdose.
Azithral Eye Drop is a safe and effective drug for treating bacterial eye infections. However, if any of the following side effects occur after using the eye drop, contact a doctor right away:
- Burning eyes
- Abdominal pain
- Blurred vision
Each person reacts differently to the effects of each medicine.
You and your doctor should discuss any potential drug or disease interactions before starting any new medication:
Taking the following medications with Azithromycin eye drops may lead to an interaction.
Therefore, consult a medical professional before using the eye drop.
It is essential to take the following precautions before you start taking Azithral Eye Drops:
- Touching the tip of the dropper/tube may contaminate the contents
- This eye drop should not be taken during pregnancy unless required. Before using the medication, see your doctor
- If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Azithromycin or other ingredients in this medication, do not use the eye drop
- Consult your healthcare professional before discontinuing this medication
Store the eye drop in the refrigerator at 2 to 8°C before opening it. Azithral Eye Drop should be kept at room temperature after use. Keep the eye drop out of children's reach and sight.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are Azithral eye drops used for?
Azithral Eye Drop is an antibiotic that can be used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. Ensure that you take the medication according to your doctor's instructions.
Can antibiotics help the eyes?
Antibiotics are potent medications that kill bacteria in your body to combat infections and save lives. Antibiotics like Azithral Eye drops can be taken in case of bacterial eye infections.
What is the most common eye infection?
Conjunctivitis is by far the most prevalent bacterial eye infection. This common illness, sometimes known as pink eye, enters the conjunctiva (the thin membrane that coats the whites of the eye).
How fast do eye antibiotics work?
Usually, Antibiotic treatment eliminates symptoms within two to three days. However, the drug only treats bacterial pink eye, not the more prevalent viral form. Typically, viral pink eye resolves within 7 to 10 days.