Iobet Eye Drops
What is Iobet Eye?
Iobet Eye Drops is used for Bladder Irrigation, Eye, Ear, Nose And Throat Irritation, Gingivitis, Periodontal Diseases, Preoperative Disinfection Of Unbroken Skin, Stomatitis and other conditions.
Iobet Eye Drops contains Benzalkonium Chloride, and Betaxolol as active ingredients.
Iobet Eye Drops works by controlling cell permeability by affecting cytoplasmic membrane; blocking catecholamine stimulation of beta adrenergic receptors in heart and vascular smooth muscles;
Iobet Eye Drops Uses
Iobet Eye Drops is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Bladder Irrigation
- Eye, Ear, Nose And Throat Irritation
- Periodontal Diseases
- Preoperative Disinfection Of Unbroken Skin
- Angina Pectoris
- Chronic Open Angle Glaucoma
- Ocular Hypertension
Iobet Eye Drops Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Iobet Eye Drops improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
- Controlling cell permeability by affecting cytoplasmic membrane.
- Blocking catecholamine stimulation of beta adrenergic receptors in heart and vascular smooth muscles.
Iobet Eye Drops – Composition and Active Ingredients
Iobet Eye Drops is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Benzalkonium Chloride (0.01% W/W)
Betaxolol (0.5% W/W)
Iobet Eye Drops – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Iobet Eye Drops. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Allergic Contact Dermatitis
- Paralysis Of Respiratory Muscle
Iobet Eye Drops – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Additive effect if given with oral beta adrenergic blocking agent
- Cardiac failure
- History of obstructive pulmonary disease
- Not for injection
Iobet Eye Drops – Drug Interactions
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Iobet Eye Drops may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Iobet Eye Drops may interact with the following drugs and products:
Iobet Eye Drops – Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Iobet Eye Drops is a contraindication. In addition, Iobet Eye Drops should not be used if you have the following conditions:
- Animal bites
- Cardiogenic shock
- Children less than two years of age
- Deep puncture wounds
- History of overt cardiac failure
Other important Information on Iobet Eye Drops
Missing a dose
In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
Overdosage of Iobet Eye Drops
Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Iobet Eye Drops, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
Storage of Iobet Eye Drops
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 Iobet Eye Drops.
Expired Iobet Eye Drops
Taking a single dose of expired Iobet Eye Drops is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
Iobet Eye Drops – Frequently asked Questions
Is Iobet Eye Drops safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
Benzalkonium Chloride: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
Is Iobet Eye Drops safe while breastfeeding?
Benzalkonium Chloride: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Iobet Eye Drops medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Iobet Eye Drops. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
Most medicines don’t come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government’s categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body’s dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.