Introduction to Zaha Eye Drops 3 ml
Zaha Eye Drops contains Azithromycin which belongs to a group of medicines called Macrolide antibiotics. It is used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis (bacterial infection that affects mucous membrane of eye) caused by susceptible microorganisms such as Haemophilus influenzae, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus mitis group, and Streptococcus pneumonia in affected individuals.
Zaha Eye Drops is not recommended for use in patients allergic to azithromycin. Before using the medicine, inform your doctor if you wear contact lenses. Zaha Eye Drops should be used with caution in pregnant women only if it is clearly necessary which is also used caution in breastfeeding women as it is not known whether the medicine gets excreted in the breast milk. Consult your doctor before using the medicine.
Zaha Eye Drops should be used with caution in children and adolescents (aged 1 to 18 years) which is also used with caution in elderly patients (aged above 87 years). Consult your doctor before using the medicine
Uses of Zaha Eye Drops 3 ml
- Treats bacterial conjunctivitis caused by susceptible microorganisms (such as Haemophilus influenzae, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus mitis group, and Streptococcus pneumonia) in affected individuals
How Does Zaha Eye Drops 3 Works
- Antibiotic Eye Drops: These contain antibiotics that help treat bacterial Eye infections by killing or inhibiting the growth of bacteria.
- Anti-inflammatory Eye Drops: These reduce inflammation in the eye, often used to manage conditions like conjunctivitis or uveitis.
- Lubricating Eye Drops: These provide artificial tears to relieve dry eyes and improve eye comfort.
- Glaucoma Eye Drops: These reduce intraocular pressure in the eyes, helping to manage glaucoma and prevent optic nerve damage.
Dosage of Zaha Eye Drops 3
Zaha Eye Drops 3 ml contains an active ingredient, Azithromycin, which is used in the treatment of Conjunctivitis and should be given on prescription. You should always consult your doctor for the frequency and dose as age and severity of the disease differ from person to person. Patients are advised to take Zaha Eye Drops 3 ml at a fixed time, preferably in morning and evening time or prescribed by your doctor
How to Manage Side Effects
- Inform Your Healthcare Provider
- Follow Prescribed Dosage
- Discontinue Use (If Advised)
- Address Mild Irritation
- Avoid Contact Lenses
- Do Not Rub Eyes
Warning & Precautions
- For external use only; avoid getting the eye drops into the eyes or ingesting them.
- Before using Zaha Eye Drops, inform your doctor about any allergies or sensitivities to medications.
- If you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning to become pregnant, consult your healthcare provider before using the eye drops.
- Inform your doctor about any medical conditions or ongoing treatments to ensure there are no potential interactions.
- If you experience any irritation, redness, or allergic reactions after using Zaha Eye Drops, discontinue use and seek medical attention.
- Do not use Zaha Eye Drops beyond the expiration date mentioned on the packaging.
- Always wash your hands before and after applying the eye drops to maintain hygiene.
- Avoid touching the dropper tip to any surface to prevent contamination.
- If you are using other eye medications, maintain a gap of at least 5-10 minutes between each application.
- Store the eye drops in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight and out of reach of children.
- Use Zaha Eye Drops strictly as prescribed by your healthcare professional.
- Avoid contact with eyes. If accidental eye contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with water and seek medical advice.
- Do not use Zaha Eye Drops if you have a known allergy to any of its ingredients.
- Inform your doctor about any ongoing medications or medical conditions before using the eye drops to prevent potential interactions or adverse effects.
- Do not share the eye drops with others, even if they have similar eye conditions.
- If you experience any unexpected side effects or reactions after using Zaha Eye Drops, consult your doctor immediately.
- Do not use the eye drops for a prolonged period without medical supervision.
- Remove contact lenses before using Zaha Eye Drops and wait at least 15 minutes before reinserting them.
- Discard the bottle after the recommended duration of use, even if there is some solution remaining.
- Keep Zaha Eye Drops out of the reach of children and pets.
- Store the eye drops in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight and extreme temperatures.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Zaha Eye Drops used for?
Ans. Zaha Eye Drops is used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis (bacterial infection that affects mucous membrane of eye) caused by susceptible microorganisms such as Haemophilus influenzae, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus mitis group, and Streptococcus pneumonia in affected individuals.
2. How Zaha Eye Drops works?
Ans. Zaha Eye Drops works by inhibiting bacterial protein synthesis (essential for the bacteria to growth) which results in its destruction thus preventing its growth and spread of infection and providing relief from bacterial conjunctivitis in affected individuals.
3. How to use Zaha Eye Drops?
Ans. Always use Zaha Eye Drops as directed by your physician. It is for ophthalmic use only. Wash your hands before application. Tilt your head slightly backwards and pull your lower eyelid down to create a pocket. Instill a drop in the pocket and avoid touching the tip with your eye. Close your eye gently and press your finger against the inside corner of the eye. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
4. What are the side effects of Zaha Eye Drops?
Ans. The commonest side effect to occur while using Zaha Eye Drops is eye irritation. Side effects to occur less common are ocular reactions