Medicine : Catarest Eye

Name:Catarest Eye
Type:Drop
Manufacturer:Centaur Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Generic Use:Calcium , Potassium Iodide , Sodium Chloride
Composition:Calcium(1%w/v) , Potassium Iodide(3.3%w/v) , Sodium Chloride(0.83%w/v)
Substitutes:catarest eye , catarest eye , catarest eye


Generic ( Calcium )



Typical use Of Calcium :Calcium Supplements Are Usually Used To Prevent Or Treat Low Blood Calcium Levels In People Who Do Not Get Enough Calcium From Their Food. The Amount Of Calcium Required Everyday Varies With Age And Gender. The Demand Is Generally Higher During Childhood, Pregnancy, Lactation And Postmenopausal Phase. Calcium Supplements Are Used To Treat Patients With Calcium Deficiency, Brittle Bones, Reduced Absorption Of Nutrients After Surgery Performedto Remove All Or Part Of The Stomach, Bone Softening And Bone Disease Due To Vitamin D Deficiency.
Mechanism of action of Calcium :Calcium Is Necessary For Normal Functioning Of Nerves, Cells, Muscle, And Bone. If There Is Not Enough Calcium In The Blood, Then The Body Will Take Calcium From Bones, Thereby Weakening Bones. On Administration Of Calcium Supplements, About One-third Of The Ingested Calcium Is Absorbed From The Small Intestine. Absorption Decreases With Age And May Be More Efficient When The Body Is Deficient In Calcium Or From Diets Deficient In Calcium. The Best-absorbed Form Of Calcium From A Pill Is A Calcium Salt Like Carbonate Or Phosphate. Calcium Gluconate And Calcium Lactate Are Absorbed Well By Pregnant Women. Elderly Population Absorb Calcium Lactate, Gluconate And Citrate Better Unless They Take Their Calcium Supplement With A Full Breakfast.
Drug Interaction of Calcium :Care Should Be Taken While Administering Calcium In Patients Receiving Vitamin Or Mineral Preparations As They Contain Additional Calcium. Calcium Increases The Effects Of Digoxin On The Heart. It Is Known To Reduce The Absorption Of Tetracycline Drugs. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Calcium :Constipation

INTERACTIONS OF CALCIUM


How Calcium will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown No Risk To The Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Calcium will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Safest: Evidence From Clinical Studies Has Shown That This Drug When Taken By Breastfeeding Mothers Has Not Shown Any Major Side Effects In Infants. The Possibility Of Harm To The Breastfed Infants Is Expected To Be Rare Or The Drug Does Not Reach The Infant Through Breast Milk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Calcium

No Studies Found






Generic ( Potassium Iodide )



Typical use Of Potassium Iodide :Cataract.
Mechanism of action of Potassium Iodide :Potassium Iodide Participates In A Complex Series Of Reactions In The Thyroid Gland To Produce Thyroid Hormones. When Used For Hyperthyroidism, It Rapidly Inhibits The Release Of Thyroid Hormones Via A Direct Effect On The Thyroid Gland And Inhibits The Synthesis Of Thyroid Hormones. Vascularity Of The Thyroid Gland Is Reduced. When Used In Radiation Emergencies, Oral Potassium Iodide Is Admin Before Or Promptly After Intake Of Radioactive Iodine, Blocks Thyroidal Uptake Of Radioactive Isotopes Of Iodine, Thereby Minimizing The Risk Of Radiation-induced Thyroid Neoplasms.
Drug Interaction of Potassium Iodide :Potassium Iodide Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Amiodarone (HCl), Lithium. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Potassium Iodide :Hyperthyroidism, Burning, Acne, Lacrimation, Pricking Sensation.

INTERACTIONS OF POTASSIUM IODIDE


How Potassium Iodide will impact on Pregnancy ?

Experiences Of Drug Use And Evidence From Studies In Pregnant Women Have Shown Risk To Fetus. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Potassium Iodide will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Potassium Iodide

No Studies Found






Generic ( Sodium Chloride )



Typical use Of Sodium Chloride :Hyponatraemia.Electrolite Imbalance.Hypovolumic Shock.
Mechanism of action of Sodium Chloride :Sodium Chloride Is The Major Extracellular Cation. It Is Important In Electrolyte And Fluid Balance, Osmotic Pressure Control And Water Distribution As It Restores Sodium Ions. It Is Used As A Source Of Electrolytes And Water For Hydration, Treatment Of Metabolic Acidosis, Priming Solution In Haemodialysis And Treatment Of Hyperosmolar Diabetes. It Is Also Used As Diluents For Infusion Of Compatible Drug Additives.
Drug Interaction of Sodium Chloride :May Affect Serum Concentrations Of Lithium.
Side effects of Sodium Chloride :Hypernatraemia; Thirst, Reduced Salivation And Lachrymation, Fever.

INTERACTIONS OF SODIUM CHLORIDE


How Sodium Chloride will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Sodium Chloride will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Possibly Unsafe: Evidence From Studies In Breastfeeding Women Show That There Is A Definite Risk Of Side Effects To The Breastfed Infants. However, Use Of The Drug In Breastfeeding Women Is Acceptable In Spite Of The Risk To The Infants, If The Drug Is Needed In A Life-threatening Situation Or For A Serious Disease For Which Safer Drugs Cannot Be Used Or Are Ineffective. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Sodium Chloride

No Studies Found