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Altachlore (ophthalmic)

Generic name: sodium chloride hypertonic (ophthalmic) [SOE-dee-um-KLOR-ide-HYE-per-TON-ik] ]
Names of brands: Altachlore, Muro 128, Sochlor ophthalmic
Classification of drugs: Miscellaneous ophthalmic agents

What is Altachlore (ophthalmic)?

Altachlore (for the eyes) is used to decrease the swelling of your cornea (the front part of the eye) due to operations, infection, trauma, surgery, or other conditions of the eye.Hypertonic sodium chloride Ophthalmics can also be used to treat conditions that are not covered in this guide.Hypertonic sodium chloride eye adverse reactionsSee a doctor immediately. If you are experiencing warning signs of an allergic response, such as symptoms of hives, difficulty breathing, or swelling of your lips, face, and tongue,

Altachlore can cause severe adverse consequences. Take a break from Altachlore and contact your doctor immediately if you suffer from:

  • Eye pain in the eye;
  • Permanent or persistent eye irritation or irritation
  • Vision changes
  • The condition of your eyes is getting worse.

Common adverse effects of Altachlore could include:

  • Minor irritation or burning in your eyes.

This isn't an exhaustive list of all the side effects. Other side effects could occur. Consult your physician for advice regarding medical adverse effects. It is possible to report any problems to the FDA by calling 1-800-FDA-1088.


Follow all the instructions on the label of your medication and on the label of your package. Be sure to inform your health professionals about your allergies, medical conditions, and any other medications you take.

Before you take this drug

Consult a pharmacist or doctor about whether this medication is suitable for you if you suffer from any medical condition or allergy.Consult a physician before using this medication if you are breastfeeding or pregnant.

How to take Altachlore?

Follow exactly the instructions on the label or as directed by your physician.Cleanse your hands prior to applying eye medications.To apply the ointment Reposition your head and then pull the lower eyelids to create an eyelid pocket. Inject an ointment ribbon through the tube to the pocket. Close your eyes, and then close your eyes for a couple of minutes. Cleanse any excess ointment off your eyelashes with a clean tissue.To apply drops to the eyes, remove contact lenses prior to use. Adjust your head a bit, and then pull your lower eyelids to create an eyelid pocket. Then, hold the dropper over the eye and squeeze a drop of it into the pocket. You should keep your eyes shut for a couple of minutes.Only use the amount of drops that your doctor has recommended.Don't touch the tip of the tube or eye dropper. Also, do not put the tip directly in your eyes. The contaminated tip could infect the eye, which can result in serious vision problems.Consult your physician if symptoms don't improve in 72 hours.Don't use the ointment if there are particles in it. Don't use your eye drops when the solution appears cloudy. Consult your pharmacist about new medications.Keep it at room temperature. Don't freeze. Keep the bottle or tube shut tightly when not being used. Eye drops should be stored in a straight place.

Do I be concerned if I miss a dose?

Take the medication as quickly as you are able, but do not miss any missed doses if it's close to the time for the next dose. Don't take two doses in one go.

What will happen if I take excessively?

A dose of Altachlore is not likely to pose a risk. Get medical attention immediately, or contact us for help at the Poison Help Line at 1-800-222-1222.If you've accidentally swallowed the substance,

What should be avoided?

Follow the instructions of your physician regarding any limitations on foods, drinks, or any activity.

Interaction with other drugs

Eye medicine is unlikely to be affected by other medicines that you are taking. However, many drugs interact with each other. Be sure to inform your health care providers about the medicines you are taking, such as medications that are prescribed and available over the counter, vitamins, and herbs.