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Ocupol

Manufactured by: Centaur Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Contains / Salt: Polymyxin B (10000 IU/gm) + Chloramphenicol (10 mg/kg)

Prescription Required

211 people have bought this recently

Ocupol

Manufactured by: Centaur Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Contains / Salt: Polymyxin B (10000 IU/gm) + Chloramphenicol (10 mg/kg)

Prescription Required

211 people have bought this recently

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Ocupol Information

Ocupol Benefits & Uses

Ocupol is used to treat the following -

Ocupol Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Ocupol

Polymyxin B
Chloramphenicol

Ocupol Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Ocupol is used -

  1. Urticaria
  2. Fever Rare
  3. Headache Rare
  4. Injection Site Allergic Reaction
  5. Drowsiness
  6. Paresthesia
  7. Irritability
  8. Dizziness Rare
  9. Flushing
  10. Inflammation of a vein
  11. Nausea or vomiting
  12. Diarrhoea
  13. Altered taste
  14. Sensation of Stinging
  15. Sensation of Burning
  16. Depression
  17. Angioedema
  18. Blurred vision
  19. Weakness
  20. Skin Rash Rare
  21. Sore throat

Ocupol Related Warnings

Is the use of Ocupol safe for pregnant women?

Ocupol can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

Is the use of Ocupol safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Ocupol may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Ocupol should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

What is the effect of Ocupol on the Kidneys?

Ocupol may have mild side effects on the kidneys.

What is the effect of Ocupol on the Liver?

Ocupol may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

What is the effect of Ocupol on the Heart?

You may experience side effects on your heart after taking Ocupol. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, and do as he/she suggests.

Severe Interaction of Ocupol with Other Drugs

Ocupol should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Phenytoin

Rifampicin

Phenobarbital

Warfarin

Glipizide,Metformin

    Glibenclamide,Metformin

      Pioglitazone,Glimepiride

        Ocupol Contraindications

        If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Ocupol unless your doctor advises you to do so -

        1. Kidney Disease
        2. Ulcerative Colitis
        3. Gastritis
        4. Myasthenia Gravis (MG)
        5. Kidney Disease
        6. Liver Disease
        7. Allergy
        8. Ulcerative Colitis

        Frequently asked Questions about Ocupol

        Is this Ocupol habit forming or addictive?

        Ocupol is not addictive in nature.

        Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

        Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Ocupol since it does not cause drowsiness.

        Is it safe?

        Yes, Ocupol is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

        Is it able to treat mental disorders?

        No, Ocupol is not used to treat mental disorders.

        Ocupol Interactions with Food and Alcohol

        Interaction between Food and Ocupol

        Taking Ocupol with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

        Interaction between Alcohol and Ocupol

        It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Ocupol and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

        This medicine data has been created by -
        Vikas Chauhan
        B.Pharma, Pharmacy
        3 Years of Experience

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        References

        1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Polymyxin B
        2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 759
        3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Chloromycetin sodium succinate (chaloramphenicol sodium succinate)
        4. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 739-742
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