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Ifex -M is an antiviral agent, prescribed for certain eye infections.  It prevents the reproduction of the herpes simplex virus.

Drug information on Ifex -M (Idoxuridine Ophthalmic) from Biochem Laboratories(p) Ltd

Ifex -M

Biochem Laboratories(p) Ltd
Generic : Idoxuridine Ophthalmic
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Medical Condition(s) for which Ifex -M may be prescribed

Side effects of Ifex -M

   Eye : Irritation, inflammation of the eye or eyelids, pain, sensitivity to light, itching and eye swelling.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

0.5% ophthalmic ointment: The recommended dosage is every 4 hours during day and once before bedtime.
As 0.1% solution: Instill 1 drop hourly. 4 times/day, continue treatment for at least 7 days.

How to use Ifex -M?

It comes as eye drops to instill into the affected eyes.

When is Ifex -M not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Ifex -M

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of other eye problems, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• Avoid long-term use.

Other Precautions for Ifex -M

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Ifex -M

Store it in the refrigerator but do not freeze.

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