D-Panthenol

Description

The primary ingredient of D-Panthenol is available as topical, oral and parenteral forms. D-Panthenol is used for the relief of burning, itching, the discomfort of eyes caused due to dryness or exposure to the sun or the wind. It also helps in the process of healing of the conjunctival and corneal epithelial damage.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for D-Panthenol

  • Eye irritation
  • Watery eyes
  • Redness of the eye

Uses of D-Panthenol

What is it prescribed for?

  • Eye dryness
Read More
Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • Duration of effect
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    D-Panthenol is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
  • Usage while breast-feeding?
    D-Panthenol is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known allergy to D-panthenol, pantothenic acid, or any other ingredient present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

D-Panthenol is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

D-Panthenol is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
General warnings

Eye symptoms

If you experience any symptoms such as eye pain, changes in vision, continued redness or irritation, worsening of the condition or persistence of symptoms, discontinue the use and contact your doctor for further consultation.

Other medicines or supplements

D-Panthenol may interact with many other supplements and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines and supplements including any herbs you take before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Other uses

The primary constituent of D-Panthenol may be prescribed alone or in a combination with other medicines/supplements for a host of other conditions. However, no clinical investigations have been performed to establish the usefulness of this supplement in such cases.

Missed Dose

Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Use D-Panthenol exactly as prescribed. Do not administer in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
D-Panthenol acts as a cooling and soothing agent, thereby prevents the dryness of eyes.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Vitamins, Ophthalmic preparations

Schedule

OTC

Effect of D-Panthenol on Corneal Epithelial Healing after Surface Laser Ablation [Internet]. Hindawi.com. 2019 [cited 6 September 2019]. Available from:

https://www.hindawi.com/journals/joph/2018/6537413/

How will this medicine affect me?

Consult top doctors online and get an answer now
Chat now
Chat now

Looking for a doctor?

Book an appointment with the top doctors near you
Book now
Book now
Something doesn’t feel right?
Report an error

Information on this page was last updated on 6 Sep 2019

Disclaimer

We’ve made all possible efforts to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, however, it should not be treated as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Practo only provides reference source for common information on medicines and does not guarantee its accuracy or exhaustiveness. The absence of a warning for any drug or combination thereof, should not be assumed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective, or appropriate for any given patient. Practo does not assume any responsibility for any aspect of healthcare administered with the aid of information provided above. If you have any doubts about your medication then we strongly recommend that you consult with your doctor, nurse or healthcare provider. See detailed T&C here.