The Brand Name RIDINOX Has Generic Salt :: Idoxuridine
RIDINOX Is From Company Bell Ph. Priced :: Rs. 20
RIDINOX have Idoxuridine is comes under Sub class Anti Infectives of Main Class Ocular
Main Medicine Class:: Ocular Sub Medicine Class :: Anti Infectives
|Salt Name : OR Generic Name||Form||Price : MRP /Probable||Packing|
|Idoxuridine||DPS||Rs. 20||10 ML|
Indications for Drugs ::
Herpes simplex keratitis
Drug Dose ::
Adult: As 0.1% soln: Instill 1 drop in the affected eye(s) every hr. Taper to every 2 hr or 4 times daily. Continue treatment for at least 7 days.
Drug Precautions ::
Deep ulceration of the stromal layers of the cornea. Avoid prolonged use. Pregnancy and lactation.
Drug Side Effects ::
Ophthalmic: Irritation; inflammation of the eye or eyelids; pain; photophobia; pruritus; conjunctivitis; oedema. Rarely, lachrymal duct occlusion and hypersensitivity reactions. Corneal damage (prolonged use).
Pregnancy category ::
Drug Mode of Action ::
Idoxuridine, a pyrimidine nucleoside structurally related to thymidine, inhibits viral replication by substituting itself for thymidine in viral DNA. It is active against herpes simplex and varicella zoster viruses, and has also been shown to inhibit vaccinia virus, cytomegalovirus and adenovirus.
Drug Interactions ::
Corticosteroids may accelerate spread of viral infection.