Blephamide Eye Drops are available as a sterile suspension 5ml in pilfer proof plastic dropper bottles.

Blephamide Eye Ointment is available as a sterile ointment 3.5 gram in ophthalmic tube.

  • Blephamide Eye Drops (each ml) Contains
    Prednisolone Acetate 2.5mg
    Sulphacetamide Sodium 100mg
  • Blephamide Ointment (each gram) Contains
    Prednisolone Acetate 2.5mg
    Sulphacetamide Sodium 100mg

How Blephamide Eye Drops / Ointment Works?

  • Prednisolone Acetate
    is a glucocorticoid. It effectively counters the allergic and inflammatory manifestations of blepharitis.
  • Sulphacetamide Sodium
    exerts a bacteriostatic effect against a wide range of gram-positive and gram-negative microorganisms by restricting through competition with p-aminobenzoic acid, the synthesis of folic acid which bacteria require for growth.
Blephamide Eye Drops and Blephamide Ointment


When to Use Blephamide Eye Drops / Ointment?

Blephamide Eye Drops and Ointment are used for the treatment of non-purulent inflammatory eye conditions of either bacterial or allergic in origin like conjunctivitis, blepharitis, blepharoconjunctivitis and others.

When to avoid Blephamide?

Blephamide Eye Drops and Ointment should not be used in cases of viral, fungal, tuberculosis or purulent conditions, glaucoma and hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.

Possible Side Effects of Blephamide

  • All eye drops having a corticosteroid may cause an increase in the intra-ocular pressure (IOP) in some cases, which include most of those with a family history of glaucoma. Therefore such patients must get their IOP checked periodically when using Blephamide Eye Drops or a similar preparation.
  • Prolonged or intensive use of Blephamide Eye Drops may lead to the development of cataract.
  • Topical steroids when in diseases causing thinning of cornea or sclera, may lead to perforation of the globe.
  • Extensive or prolonged use of topical steroids should be avoided during pregnancy.
  • When persistent corneal ulceration is treated with steroids, fungal invasion may be suspected.
  • In case of insignificant response even after 3-4 days, additional systemic or conjunctival therapy may be needed.

Dosage of Blephamide Eye Drops and Ointment

  • Blephamide Eye Drops
    Instill 2 drops into the affected eye 4 times a day.
  • Blephamide Eye Ointment
    Apply 1cm to 1.5cm ribbon of Blephamide Ointment into the lower conjunctival sac of affected eye 3 to 4 times daily and once at bed time until a favorable response is obtained.

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