Flucomet Eye Drop
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Flucomet Eye Drops is used for Fungal infections and other conditions. Flucomet Eye Drops may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Flucomet Eye Drops contains Fluconazole as an active ingredient.
Flucomet Eye Drops works by inhibiting the growth of fungi.
Sun Pharma manufactures Flucomet Eye Drops.
Detailed information related to Flucomet Eye Drops's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
How To Flucomet Eye Drop Work?
Flucomet Eye Drop is an antifungal medication. It stops the growth of fungus by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human.
What is Flucomet Eye Drop?
Flucomet 0.3% Eye Drops is an anti-fungal drug. It is used to prevent and treat infections caused by fungi and yeasts. It acts by stopping the growth and multiplication of these organisms.
Belonging to the drug group known as triazole antifungals, Flucomet 0.3% Eye Drops is used for treating various fungal infections. It includes yeast infections of the mouth, throat, food pipe, lungs, vagina as well as other organs. The medication is also beneficial for the treatment of meningitis, the infection of the membranes that cover the brain and the spine, which is caused due to fungus. It is also used for preventing yeast infection in people who have a possibility of having a fungal infection when undergoing chemotherapy or a radiation therapy before bone marrow transplantation as the immune system is likely to be weakened at this time.
Flucomet 0.3% Eye Drops prevents the fungus that can spread the infection in your body to reproduce. It is available in both tablet and liquid form to be taken orally. Usually, this medication is taken once in a day, with food or without it. The dosage and duration of taking the medicine depends on your health condition and how responsive your body is to the drug. Ensure to take the dosage as prescribed by the doctor, not more or less.
The common side effects of Flucomet 0.3% Eye Drops include headache, diarrhea, nausea, stomach upset, dizziness, vomiting, rashes in people with low immunity and getting a different taste of foods that you have. These mild side effects generally go away in a few days or 1-2 weeks. In case it does not, you may consult your doctor. There are some serious side effects though, that need immediate medical attention:
- Yellowing of the skin, dark urine, light-coloured stool and itchiness of the skin, indicating liver damage
- Severe rash or peeling of the skin in patients suffering from cancer or AIDS
- Irregular or fast heart rate, palpitations, seizures or fainting, indicating Torsades de Pointes (a condition of abnormal rhythm of the heart which may cause a sudden cardiac arrest)
How To Take Flucomet Eye Drop?
This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. 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.
Instruction for Flucomet Eye Drop
Flucomet 0.3% Eye Drops should be taken following all the instructions that are given by your doctor. To ensure complete recovery and no relapse, the full course of treatment should be followed. It is more effective if taken at the same time on all days. Any instance of side effect should be reported to the doctor immediately.
Drug interaction of Flucomet Eye Drop
Interaction with Alcohol
- Description - Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
- Instructions - Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Side Effects of Flucomet Eye Drop
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Abdominal pain
- Skin rash
- QT Prolongation
- Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
Warning of Flucomet Eye Drop
Pregnancy - This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before using this medicine.
Breast-feeding - This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If you use the medicine, you are advised to monitor the baby closely for any adverse effects.
Liver Injury - Flucomet 0.3% Eye Drops can cause moderate to severe side effects on liver and may result in liver failure in rare cases. Any known incidence of liver disease should be reported to the doctor. Dosage adjustments and safety monitoring might be required in such cases.
Allergy - Flucomet 0.3% Eye Drops and other medicines of the same group i.e Azoles could cause allergy in some patients. Any such known instance of allergy should be reported to the doctor.
Skin disorders - Flucomet 0.3% Eye Drops may cause a condition where the skin starts to peel off in some patients. If you have had fungal infections in the past, then symptoms of infections should be monitored closely.
Kidney disease - It is recommended to report any history of or active renal disorders to the doctor prior to the start of therapy with this medicine as necessary dosage adjustments may be made by the doctor for the safe use of this medicine.
Dizziness and seizures - This medicine may cause dizziness or even seizures in few patients. Hence caution is adviced while driving and operating heavy machinery after taking this medicine.
Birth control - Flucomet 0.3% Eye Drops may interact with the birth control pill you might be consuming and hence contraception might be ineffective. Alternate means of birth control are to be adopted while you are taking this medicine.
Geriatric use - Flucomet 0.3% Eye Drops must be used with caution in elderly since the effects are more severe, warranting an adjustment in dosage.
Precaution of Flucomet Eye Drop
Onset of action
The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1-2 hours of oral administration.
Duration of effect
The effect of this medicine lasts for an average of 30 hours. It may increase to 45 hours in elderly people.
Safe with alcohol?
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Is it habit forming?
No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Usage in pregnancy?
This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before using this medicine.
Usage while breast-feeding?
This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. If you use the medicine, you are advised to monitor the baby closely for any adverse effects.
Flucomet Eye Drop Dosage
Oral and topical forms: The missed dose of Flucomet 0.3% Eye Drops should be taken/used as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already the time for your next scheduled dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one. Since Flucomet 0.3% Eye Drops injection is mostly administered by a healthcare professional in a clinical setting, the likelihood of missing a dose is very low.
Oral and Topical forms: Seek emergency medical attention or contact your doctor in case of an overdose with Flucomet 0.3% Eye Drops. Injection: Since this medicine is administered in the hospital setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.
Uses of Flucomet Eye Drop
Flucomet Eye Drop is used in the treatment of fungal infections.
Storage of Flucomet Eye Drop
Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Flucomet Eye Drops.