Mil Eye Drops Details
What is Mil Eye?
Mil Eye Drops is used for Skin Protectant, Inflamed Eyelids, Superficial Fungal Infections, Runny Nose, Sneezing I Itching, Watery Eyes Caused By Allergies and other conditions.
Mil Eye Drops contains Boric Acid, Chlorpheniramine Maleate, Naphazoline, and Zinc Sulphate as active ingredients.
Mil Eye Drops works by inhibiting the bacterial and fungal growth and by irrigating the eyes and soothing them; blocking a natural chemical that makes during an allergic rejection; inhibiting the herpes simplex virus growth; narrowing the blood vessels, thereby reducing eye redness and swelling;
Mil Eye Drops Uses
Mil Eye Drops is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Skin Protectant
- Inflamed Eyelids
- Superficial Fungal Infections
- Runny Nose
- Sneezing I Itching
- Watery Eyes Caused By Allergies
- Allergies Due To Food
- For Eye And Ear Wash
- Skin Infection
- Minor Eye Redness
- Eye Puffiness
- Nasal Congestion
Mil Eye Drops Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Mil Eye Drops improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
- Inhibiting the bacterial and fungal growth and by irrigating the eyes and soothing them.
- Blocking a natural chemical that makes during an allergic rejection.
- Inhibiting the herpes simplex virus growth.
- Narrowing the blood vessels, thereby reducing eye redness and swelling.
Mil Eye Drops – Composition and Active Ingredients
Mil Eye Drops is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
- Boric Acid (1.25%)
- Chlorpheniramine Maleate (0.01%)
- Zinc Sulphate (0.12%)
- Naphazoline (0.056%)
Mil Eye Drops – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Mil 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.
- Poisoning May Occur That Manifests As Elevated Liver Enzymes
- Allergic Reactions
- On Accidental Oral Intake
- Skin Rash
- Abdominal Pain
- On Local Application
Mil 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. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Avoid using it for itch for more than 2 week and athlete’s foot for more than 4 weeks
- Avoid using it on any open wound or other skin injury around the eyes
- Cautiously do exercise in case of elderly, pylori duodenal obstruction, angle-closure glaucoma, epilepsy, renal and hepatic impairment
- Consult your doctor in case of bladder neck obstruction and hypertension
- Do not drive or operate heavy machinery
- Do not take it for longer than 7 days in a row
Mil Eye Drops – Drug Interactions
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Mil Eye Drops may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Mil Eye Drops may interact with the following drugs and products:
- Iron salts
Mil Eye Drops – Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Mil Eye Drops is a contraindication. In addition, Mil Eye Drops should not be used if you have the following conditions:
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia
- Cerebral corticosteroids
- Chronic asthma
- Coronary artery disease
- Heart failure
Other important Information on Mil 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 Mil 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 Mil 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 Mil 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 Mil Eye Drops.
Expired Mil Eye Drops
Taking a single dose of expired Mil 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.
Mil Eye Drops – Frequently asked Questions
Is Mil Eye Drops safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
Boric Acid: No
Chlorpheniramine Maleate: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
Zinc Sulphate: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
Is Mil Eye Drops safe while breastfeeding?
Boric Acid: No
Chlorpheniramine Maleate: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
Zinc Sulphate: 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 Mil 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 Mil 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.