Andre I-Kul Eye Drops 10 Ml
Camphor: Camphor is used as mild analgesic. Menthol: Menthol is obtained from peppermint plant. It is used in the treatment of a cough, cold, and inflammation of the mouth, respiratory infections, and sinus infections. It is also given during the management of irritable bowel syndrome. Naphazoline: Naphazoline is used to treat symptoms of allergies such as sneezing, running nose, itching, and watery eyes. It also treats symptoms caused by food allergy and insect bites. Phenylephrine: Phenylephrine is a nasal decongestant used for stuffy nose and sinus relief which are caused by common cold or seasonal nasal allergies. Phenylephrine uses also include sinusitis and bronchitis treatment as it can relieve the symptoms associated with the conditions.
How does the drug work ?
Camphor: Camphor is a mild analgesic and relives pain caused by mouth infections. Menthol: Menthol reduces the stomach cramps and spasms in the digestive system. When applied topically, it relieves pain by causing warmth on the skin surface. Naphazoline: Naphazoline belongs to class of alpha-2 agonist. It acts as a decongestant and lubricant. It works by constricting the swollen blood vessels and mucous membrane and relieves redness, dryness, and irritation. Phenylephrine: Phenylephrine constricts the blood vessels by stimulating the receptors on them. This relieves nasal congestion by decreasing the flow of blood in the blood vessels of the nose.
What are the common side effects ?Camphor: Camphor does not cause any side effects when used in normal doses. The possible severe side effects include allergic reactions such as swelling of the face, chest tightness, rashes, itching, and hives, etc. Menthol: The common side effects of menthol are heartburn, mouth sores, headache, and flushing. Naphazoline: The common side effects of naphazoline are headache, high intraocular pressure, dilation of pupil, tingling sensation, and blurred vision. Phenylephrine: The most common phenylephrine side effects include nausea, dizziness, shortness of breath, difficulty in urination, facial swelling, headache, high blood pressure, loss of appetite, rash, restlessness, and irregularity in heart rate.
Important Information for Safe Use:
• Do not use Andre I-kul medicine if allergic to any of the ingredients in it.
• Inform the doctor before using Andre I-kul medicine, if the skin is sensitive.
• Avoid using Andre I-kul medicine in children below 12 years of age.
• Do not smoke or drink when using Andre I-kul medicine.
• Take medical consultation before using Andre I-kul medicine during pregnancy and breast feeding.
1. What happens if camphor is taken by mouth? Swallowing camphor can be harmful and needs immediate contact of a poison control center.
2. How to use camphor liquid? Add camphor liquid to water and use it in a hot steam vaporizer. Breathe in the medicated vapors without getting too close to the vapors.
3. What if I miss a dose of camphor liquid? Do not worry. Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. But if it is too late, then skip the dose and take the next dose at its regular time.
4. Can camphor liquid be given to a 1-year-old child? Children younger than 2 years should not be given camphor without checking with the doctor. This is due to its unknown safety and efficacy for such age group.
5. Can pregnant women use camphor liquid? Pregnant women should discuss the benefits and risks before the use of camphor liquid. Menthol:
1. Is menthol safe for children? Yes. Coated menthol pills are safe for use in children aged 8 years and above.
2. What is the dose of menthol for a headache? About 10% menthol should be applied to the forehead to relieve tension headaches. This may be repeated after 15 -20 minutes. However, ask your doctor for the right dosage instructions.
3. Is it safe to use menthol during pregnancy? Yes. Menthol is safe during pregnancy when used within limits.
4. What is the effect of menthol in diarrhea patients? In patients with diarrhea, oral menthol can cause a burning sensation in the anal region.
5. Does menthol relieve tooth pain? Menthol is a painkiller which can be used for getting relief from a toothache. However, ask your doctor before use. Naphazoline:
1. Is naphazoline safe in older adults? Older adults with conditions such as high blood pressure and irregular heart rate should avoid naphazoline as it worsens the condition. Before taking any tablet consult your doctor.
2. Does naphazoline cause drowsiness? No. Naphazoline do not cause drowsiness but when taken in combination with other drugs such as chlorpheniramine, it can cause sedation.
3. In which conditions I should avoid naphazoline? Do not take naphazoline if you have taken MAO inhibitor or furazolidone within past 14 days.
4. What are the medicines that may interact with naphazoline? Medicines such as antidepressants, cocaine, MAO inhibitor may interact with naphazoline drug.
5. Can I take bromocriptine while taking naphazoline? No, naphazoline may increase their actions and side effects. Phenylephrine:
1. Is phenylephrine safe for older adults? Older adults with conditions such as high blood pressure and irregular heart rate should avoid phenylephrine as it worsens the condition. Before taking the tablet consult your doctor.
2. Does phenylephrine cause drowsiness? No. Phenylephrine does not cause drowsiness but when taken in combination with other drugs such as chlorpheniramine, it can cause sedation.
3. Is pseudoephedrine similar to phenylephrine in usage? Yes, both the drugs are used as nasal decongestants that relieve a stuffy nose.
4. Is phenylephrine available over the counter? Yes, but phenylephrine is banned in few countries.
5. Can I use phenylephrine for my child for sinus relief? Phenylephrine is not indicated for use in children.