Uses and Benefits
Optruma 10ML eye drops is an ophthalmologic drug used for the treatment of burning, irritation and discomfort due to dryness of the eyes. It acts as an eye lubricant or artificial tears and helps to soothe the burning and irritation seen in dry eyes by maintaining proper lubrication. It also protects your eyes from infection and injuries. However, the uses mentioned here are not comprehensive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.
Side and Adverse Effects
Optruma eye drops is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Most side effects are temporary and usually subsides on their own. However, consult your doctor if they persist for a longer duration. You may experience one or more of the following symptoms:
- Visual discomfort
- Eye disturbances
- Eye pain
- Burning and stinging of eye
- Eye irritation
How to Use
Take Optruma Eye drops as instructed by your doctor. Do not use this medicine for durations shorter or longer than suggested by your doctor. Avoid missing or forgetting the dose, if you do, take the medicine as soon as remember, however if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the previous dose and use it according to your normal scheduled time.
Use the medicine as directed on the label or as advised by your doctor.
Instil 1-2 drops in the affected eye as needed. If you wear soft contact lenses, remove them before instilling the drops.
Warnings and Precautions
Use the medicine only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dose adjustments or complete avoidance of the Optruma Eye drops may be required in the following conditions:
Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of using this eye drops for renal patients, consult your doctor if you have renal problems and stay on the safe side.
Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking this eye drops for hepatic patients, consult your doctor if you have liver problems and stay on the safe side.
It is considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Since the effect of the medicine on fetus is not clearly established, we recommend that you consult your doctor before consuming.
Since there is not enough reliable information about the interaction of this eye drops in lactating women, consult your doctor and stay on the safe side.
Interaction of alcohol with this medicine is unknown. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately.
This medicine may cause temporary blurring of vision, so do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention.
There are no known food interactions with this medicine.
There are no known drug interactions with this eye drops. Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.