Locula Eye Drop 20% 10ml
About Locula Eye Drops
Locula Eye Drop 10 ml is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial eye infections like Conjunctivitis and Trachoma.
The main active ingredient in this medication is Sulphacetamide, which reduces the severity of symptoms brought on by the infection, including redness, burning, watery eyes, and itching of the eyes.
Locula Eye Drop is a prescription-based medication that should be taken only when a doctor advises its use.
East India Pharmaceutical Works Ltd manufactures Locula Eye Drops.
Uses of Locula Eye Drops
Locula Eye drop has been praised with high-quality reviews when it comes to the treatment of the following health conditions:
In treating Bacterial Conjunctivitis, such as that caused by Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, Pseudomonas, and Hemophilus species, the eye drop known as Locula can be taken. The irritation and redness produced by the infection are relieved by it.
Trachoma, also known as an eye infection caused by Chlamydia trachomatis, can be treated with Locula Eye Drops.
As a result of this infection, the inside of the eyelid is damaged and turns inward, resulting in irreversible blindness.
How it works
Locula Eye Drop is an antibiotic that inhibits the growth of bacteria in the eye.
It accomplishes this by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by these bacteria to carry out vital functions.
It also helps elevate the symptoms caused by eye infections, such as discomfort, redness, itching, or soreness.
Locula eye drop is intended solely for topical use in the eye. You must take this medication exactly as prescribed by the medical professional.
Locula Eye drops' dosage is based on the diagnosis given to you by your healthcare provider.
Patients may need a varied dosage of eye drop medication based on the severity of their medical issues.
For at least a week, use this eye drop between two and three times each day or as directed by your doctor.
How to take
Locula Eye Drops should be used following your primary care physician's instructions.
Take the following steps while using the eye drop:
- Locula eye drops should be used as directed by your doctor or pharmacist
- Before and after using Locula, thoroughly wash your hands
- If you wear contact lenses, remove them before applying the drops
- Use the recommended number of drops
- Close your eyes for 2-3 minutes after applying the drops; do not blink or squeeze
- Keep the dropper away from your eyes; it must be maintained clean
- Wipe away any extra liquid with a napkin or tissue
- If you are administered any additional eye drops, you must wait for at least 5 to 10 minutes between each dose
If you forget to use your Locula 10 ml eye drops, do so as soon as possible. Do not take a double dose of this medication to compensate for the missed dose.
If you believe you have used too many Locula eye drops, rinse your eyes with warm water and wait to use more drops until it is time for your next dose.
In case any overdosing symptoms do occur, then immediately consult a doctor.
For the treatment of Bacterial eye infections, Locula Eye Drop is a safe and reliable medication.
But if any of the following side effects appear after taking the eye drop, then consult your general physician at the earliest:
- Hepatic necrosis
- Aplastic anaemia
- Discharge from eyes
- Burning and stinging
- Conjunctival hyperemia
- Bleeding and bruising
- Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
Each drug has a unique effect on each individual. Before using any new medicine, you and your doctor should address any potential drug or disease interactions:
If you have any of the following pre-existing medical conditions, then consult your general physician before using Locula Eye Drops
- Hematologic toxicity
- Hypersensitivity reactions
Please inform your doctor if you are taking other medications, herbal treatments, or supplements to avoid potential interactions.
Using Locula eye drop with medications such as silver nitrate is not recommended. If you use another eye drop product at the same time as this one, leave at least 10 minutes between the two applications.
Before beginning treatment with Locula eye drops, you must take the following preventative measures:
- It is not recommended to touch the top of the bottle
- Do not exceed the recommended dosage or share this medication with others
- Before using this medicine, you should tell your doctor about all of the medicines you're taking, especially eye medications and herbal items, as well as any medical issues you have
- Even if your symptoms improve, you should continue with the specified prescription
- Before and after using Locula eye drops, thoroughly wash your hands
Store Locula eye drops in a cool, dry place.
Keep the medication out of the reach of children and pets.
You must not use the eye drops after expiration and adequately dispose of them.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are Locula eye drops used for?
Locula Eye Drop is a prescription antibiotic. It works by inhibiting the growth of the bacteria responsible for the infection. Your doctor will determine the dose and duration of medication based on your situation.
Can eye drops have side effects?
Some common side effects of eye drops are eye stinging/redness, dilated pupils, or blurred vision. Inform your doctor or pharmacist immediately if these effects persist or worsen.
Is it okay to use eye drops every day?
Eyedrops, like any medication, must be taken as prescribed. Eyedrops should not be used daily for weeks unless your doctor has instructed you to do so.
Eyedrops are only a temporary treatment, not a long-term solution. Overusing eye drops can jeopardize your eye health.