Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S

Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S is designed to reduce redness,itchiness and swelling 

Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S is also used to treat bacterial infections

Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S contains Tobramycin and Dexamethasone

A drop or two of Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S is to be applied with clean hands 

Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S is sold in liquid format.Each bottle is sold separately

 

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Type

Drop

Feature

5ml Eye

Unit

'S

Formula

Tobramycin

Composition

Tobramycin 0.3 % + Dexamethasone 0.1 %

Brand

Ethical Laboratories (Pvt) Ltd

Prescription Required

Yes

How to use, Side effects, Uses, Formula & Composition

About

Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S perfectly combines an corticosteroid (dexamethasone) and an antibiotic (tobramycin) in an eye ointment used to fight off bacterial eye infections.With the combination of these two chemical groups,Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S is able to prevent the multiplication of the bacteria and reduce and eye swelling at the same time.

Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S is prescribed for patients suffering from uveitis,any eye injury,radiation or chemical burn that may result in an inflammatory reaction in the eye.Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S is not prescribed to patients suffering from viral or fungal eye infections.Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S is not prescribed to patients under the age of 2 years and is prescribed to pregnant and lactating mothers only is necessary and under the supervision of a doctor.

1-2 drops of Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S or a small ribbon of ointment is to be applied once every 4-6 hours.The dosage can be increased to two drops every 2 hours or reduced depending on the patient’s stage of illness and any adverse effects felt by the patient.Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S must be applied with clean hands,make sure the eyedropper or tube tip doesn’t touch the surface of the eye or any other surface.It is imperative that the tip of the dropper/tube and hands are always clean before the application of Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S.Make sure to shake Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S container well before each use and to replace the cap of the Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S immediately after each use.

To apply Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S,pull the head back slightly,then the lower eyelid is pulled down to create a small space where a drop of solution from the tip is applied.Close eye for a minute or two after Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S application,while applying pressure at the inner corner of the eye (area near the nose) to prevent solution from draining into the nasal and/or oral passages.Do not rub or blink after applying eye drops.If the recommended dosage is more than one drop of Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S then the above steps are to be repeated.{{product} may cause redness,soreness and itchiness of the eye,these effects are temporary and tend to resolve on their own in a few days’ time.

Indications

Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S can be used to treat:

  • Bacterial eye infections

How Does Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S Work

Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S perfectly combines an corticosteroid (dexamethasone) and an antibiotic (tobramycin) in an eye ointment used to fight off bacterial eye infections.With the combination of these two chemical groups,Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S is able to prevent the multiplication of the bacteria and reduce and eye swelling at the same time.

How To Use Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S

Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S must be applied with clean hands,make sure the eyedropper or tube tip doesn’t touch the surface of the eye or any other surface.It is imperative that the tip of the dropper/tube and hands are always clean before the application of Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S.Make sure to shake Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S container well before each use and to replace the cap of the Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S immediately after each use.

To apply Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S,pull the head back slightly,then the lower eyelid is pulled down to create a small space where a drop of solution from the tip is applied.Close eye for a minute or two after Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S application,while applying pressure at the inner corner of the eye (area near the nose) to prevent solution from draining into the nasal and/or oral passages.Do not rub or blink after applying eye drops.If the recommended dosage is more than one drop of Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S then the above steps are to be repeated.

Before applying any other eyedrop that might be prescribed along with Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S,the patient is to wait 5-10 minutes.Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S is recommended to be applied at the same time each day and for the recommended time period.Excess of Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S may be wiped clean with a clean tissue or cloth.Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S is not to be stopped abruptly even after experiencing a decrease in symptoms as Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S is meant to be tapered off and stopping it before time may even result in a return of bacterial infection

There is a risk that Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S usage may result in stains on contact lenses and it is therefore advised to apply Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S a minimum of 15-20 minutes before wearing the contact lenses.Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S is available in solution and in an ointment from.Intraocular pressures are to be routinely measured while undergoing treatment with Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S.

Dosage

1-2 drops of Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S or a small ribbon of ointment is to be applied once every 4-6 hours.The dosage can be increased to two drops every 2 hours or reduced depending on the patient’s stage of illness and any adverse effects felt by the patient.

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S may be prescribed to pregnant women only when necessary and under the supervision of a physician.There is not sufficient evidence to prove that Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S passes into breast milk and is not commonly prescribed to breastfeeding mothers unless absolutely necessary.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S:

  • Allergy to Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S or any other medicine (especially any antibiotic) or food substance 
  • Glaucoma
  • Viral Eye Infections
  • Fungal Eye Infections
  • Cataracts

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S:

  • Pregnancy 
  • Infants
  • Diabetes
  • Damaged posterior lens
  • Iris defects
  • Compromised cornea

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S

  • CYP3A4 Inhibitors
  • Topical NSAIDS
  • Topical steroids 

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S has certain side effects which include:

  • Redness of eyes
  • Itchiness of eyes
  • Discomfort in the eyes
  • Minor stinging (immediately after the application of Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S)

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of taking Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S.

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt,the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor.

  • Fungal eye infection
  • Reduced visibility
  • Swelling of eye
  • Changes in vision 
  • Delay in wound healing after eye surgery 

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

To help soothe eyes while undergoing treatment with Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S,the following are advised

  • Wear sunglasses when going out
  • Do not unnecessarily rub eyes
  • Apply a hot or cold compress to eyes
  • Try to not wear contact lenses

Key Facts About Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S

  • Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S is a combination of an antibiotic and a steroid 
  • Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S is prescribed in antibacterial infections
  • Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S comes in a solution and in an ointment form
  • Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S is not to be used in fungal or viral infections
  • Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S might cause minor stinging immediately after application

FAQs

#1.HOW TO STORE Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S?

Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S is to be kept away from the reach of children,in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#2.WHAT IF I MISS A DOSE OF Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

#3.HOW IS Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S SUPPOSED TO BE APPLIED?

Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S must be applied with clean hands,make sure the eyedropper or tube tip doesn’t touch the surface of the eye or any other surface.It is imperative that the tip of the dropper/tube and hands are always clean before the application of Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S.Make sure to shake Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S container well before each use and to replace the cap of the Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S immediately after each use.

To apply Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S,pull the head back slightly,then the lower eyelid is pulled down to create a small space where a drop of solution from the tip is applied.Close eye for a minute or two after Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S application,while applying pressure at the inner corner of the eye (area near the nose) to prevent solution from draining into the nasal and/or oral passages.Do not rub or blink after applying eye drops.If the recommended dosage is more than one drop of Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S then the above steps are to be repeated.

#4.HOW DOES Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S WORK?

Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S perfectly combines an corticosteroid (dexamethasone) and an antibiotic (tobramycin) in an eye ointment used to fight off bacterial eye infections.With the combination of these two chemical groups,Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S is able to prevent the multiplication of the bacteria and reduce and eye swelling at the same time.

#5.CAN Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S BE USED DURING MY PREGNANCY?

Yes,Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S is only prescribed if very necessary during pregnancy and under the care and supervision of a medical professional.

#6.WHAT ARE COMMON SIDE EFFECTS CAUSED BY Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S?

  • Redness of eyes
  • Itchiness of eyes
  • Discomfort in the eyes
  • Minor stinging (immediately after the application of Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S)

#7.WHAT LAB TESTS WILL BE PRESCRIBED WHILE TREATMENT WITH Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S AND HOW OFTEN?

Intraocular pressures are advised to be monitored while undergoing treatment with Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S.

#8.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE PAINKILLERS WHILE TAKING Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S?

Yes.Over the counter painkillers such as paracetamol are safe to be ingested along with Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S under the supervision of a doctor.

#9.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S ALONG WITH ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES?

Yes.There is no evidence to suggest that Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S interacts with oral contraceptives.

#10.CAN OTHER EYE DROPS BE USED ALONG WITH Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S?

Before applying any other eyedrop that might be prescribed along with Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S,the patient is to wait 5-10 minutes.Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S is recommended to be applied at the same time each day and for the recommended time period.Excess of Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S may be wiped clean with a clean tissue or cloth.Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S is not to be stopped abruptly even after experiencing a decrease in symptoms as Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S is meant to be tapered off and stopping it before time may even result in a return of bacterial infection.

#11.CAN CONTACT LENS BE WORN ALONG WITH Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S?

There is a risk that Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S usage may result in stains on contact lenses and it is therefore advised to apply Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S a minimum of 15-20 minutes before wearing the contact lenses.Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S is available in solution and in an ointment from.Intraocular pressures are to be routinely measured while undergoing treatment with Cindex 5ml Eye Drop 1 ‘S.