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Sochlor (ophthalmic)

Generic name: sodium chloride hypertonic (ophthalmic) [SO-de-um-KLOR-ide-HYE-per-TON-uk] ]
Brand Names: Altachlore Muro 128, Sochlor Ophthalmic
Drug class: ophthalmic agents

What is Sochlor Ophthalmic?

The eye drops Sochlor is used to reduce the swelling of the cornea, the front surface of the eye, caused by surgery or infection. This medication guide does not list all possible uses of sodium chloride in hypertonic ophthalmology.

Side effects of Sochlor Ophthalmic

If you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction, seek immediate medical attention: hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of the face, lips, or throat.

Sochlor may cause serious side effects. If you experience:

  • Eye pain
  • Redness or irritation of the eye that is severe or persistent
  • Vision changes
  • Your eye condition will worsen.

Sochlor can cause the following side effects:

  • You may experience mild irritation or burning in your eyes.

There may be other side effects. For medical advice on side effects, call your doctor. The FDA can be contacted at 1-800-FDA-1088 to report side effects.


Please read all the instructions on the label or package of your medication. Inform your healthcare provider about your medical conditions, your allergies, and the medicines you are using.

Before you take this drug

If you have medical conditions or allergies, ask your doctor or pharmacist whether this medication is safe for use. Consult your doctor before taking this medication if you're pregnant or breastfeeding.

How to take Sochlor?

Follow the instructions on the label or those prescribed by your doctor. Before using eye medications, wash your hands. Apply the ointment by pulling down your lower eyelid and tilting your head slightly back. In this pocket, squeeze a small ribbon of ointment out of the tube. Keep your eyes closed for a minute or two after you blink gently. Utilise a tissue to wipe away any excess ointment.

Before using eye drops, remove your contact lenses. To create a pocket, tilt your head back slightly and pull down on your lower eyelid to form a pocket. Squeeze a few drops into the pocket by holding the dropper just above your eye. Close your eyes for a minute or two. Only use the prescribed number of drops.

Avoid touching the tip of an ointment or eyedropper, and never place it directly on your eyes. If the tip is contaminated, it can cause serious vision problems. If your symptoms don't improve in 72 hours, call your doctor. If the ointment contains particles, do not use it. If the liquid appears cloudy, do not use eye drops. For new medication, call your pharmacist. Store at room temperature. Store at room temperature. When not in use, keep the bottle or tube tightly closed. Store eye drops upright.

What happens if I miss the dose?

If it is almost time for your next dose, skip any that may have been missed and only take two doses at once of that medication.

What happens if I overdose?

Overdoses of sochlor are not dangerous. If anyone accidentally swallows the medication, seek emergency medical care or call Poison Help at 1-800-222-1222.

What should be avoided?

If your doctor prescribes any restrictions regarding food, beverages, or activities, be sure to follow his or her orders and adhere to them strictly.

Interaction with other drug

Your other medications should not affect the eye drops used on your eyes; however, many drugs interact with one another and should be disclosed to your healthcare provider. Doing this will allow them to monitor all medications you are taking (prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines alike, vitamins, and herbal products alike).