Apdrops LP Eye Drops 5 ml

Apdrops LP Eye Drops 5 ml

Ajanta Pharma
Uses of Apdrops LP Eye Drops 5 ml:
Redness and swelling in the eye, Bacterial eye infections
Composition of Apdrops LP Eye Drops 5 ml:
Loteprednol etabonate 0.5%w/v + Moxifloxacin 0.5%w/v
₹109.88
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MRP: ₹146.5
Product Details

SKU: PC-913
Product Description: Apdrops LP Eye Drops 5 ml is manufactured by Ajanta Pharma
Packing: Piece
Condition: New
Sold by: Pulse Pharmacy India Pvt. Ltd.

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Uses

Loteprednol etabonate is generally used in treatment for redness and swelling in the eye. Used in treatement of and prevents redness & swelling (inflammation) following eye surgery.
Moxifloxacin is generally used in treatment of the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).

Side effects

  • Burning sensation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dizziness
  • Eye irritation
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Watery eyes

How to use

Loteprednol etabonate is meant for external use only.Consume this medicine in the dosage and duration as per your doctors advise. For directions before use, please check the label. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.
Moxifloxacin is meant for external use only.Consume this medicine in the dosage and duration as per your doctors advise. For directions before use, please check the label. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How it works

Loteprednol etabonate is a steroid. It blocks the production of some chemical messengers that cause inflammation, redness, swlling & other allergies in the body thereby improving the condition.
Moxifloxacin is an antibiotic. It prevents the division & repair of baterial cells thereby killing them to make the condition better.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is Loteprednol etabonate/Loteprednol etabonate etabonate?
Loteprednol etabonate is a corticosteroid available as an eye drop that reduces inflammation of superficial structures of the eye.

Q. Is $name stronger than amoxicillin?
Moxifloxacin and amoxicillin are two different antibiotics effective against a wide range of infection causing bacteria and have different mechanisms of action. A comparison between $name and amoxicillin cannot be drawn.

Q. Is Moxifloxacin strong?
Moxifloxacin which is a broad spectrum antibiotic kills a range of bacteria and used to work towards a variety of infections namely sinuses, airways, lungs, genital tract, abdominal infections, and infections of skin and eye. Moxifloxacin is safe to use if so it is used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as per the advice of the doctor.

Q. Is $name an antibiotic/ steroid/ penicillin / a sulfa drug?
Moxifloxacin is an antibiotic and not a steroid / penicillin / sulfa drug. It belongs to a class of drugs called fluoroquinolone antibiotics and kills a wide range of infection causing bacteria. It does not have chemical structure or effects similar to steroids. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of $name is different from sulfa drugs

Q. Is Moxifloxacin / Moxicip safe?
Moxifloxacin is safe to use if so it is used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as per the advice of the doctor.

Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Loteprednol etabonate to treat redness and swelling (inflammation) of the eye. Do not use Loteprednol etabonate for more than the prescribed duration as it may cause glaucoma or secondary infection.Do not touch the tip of the dropper to any surface, or to your eye, to avoid contaminating the eye drops.Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop.Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.If you wear soft contact lenses, remove them before putting in these eye drops and wait at least 15 minutes before putting your lenses back in.Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.Loteprednol etabonate is used to treat a variety of conditions that require either reduction of inflammation or suppression of the immune system.Don't use it more often or for longer than advised by your doctor.Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.Loteprednol etabonate can make it harder for you to fight off infections. Notify your doctor if you have any signs of infection such as a fever or sore throat.Side effects such as mood changes or stomach problems can happen when you start taking Loteprednol etabonate. Inform your doctor if this bothers you.Do not stop taking Loteprednol etabonate suddenly without talking to your doctor first as it may cause worsening of symptoms.
  • Your doctor has prescribed Moxifloxacin to cure your infection and improve symptoms.Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.Discontinue Moxifloxacin and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.Notify your doctor if you feel pain in your tendons, numbness, or tingling sensations.Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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