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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 240-241

Keratouveitis associated with herbal eye drop containing Butea monosperma, Achyranthes aspera and Boerhavia diffusa extracts

Department of Ophthalmology, Swami Rama Himalayan University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

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Dr. Manish Jain
Department of Ophthalmology, Swami Rama Himalayan University, Dehradun - 248 016, Uttarakhand
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_517_20

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Herbal medicine Isotine eye drop contains extract from Butea monosperma, Achyranthes aspera, Boerhavia diffusa and elements such as aluminum, boron, copper, and zinc. Multiple indications are claimed and the only reported side effects are ocular irritation and foreign body sensation. Herein, a case of keratouveitis with glaucoma and pupillary abnormality is reported following its uniocular use for three days. Toxic and immunomodulatory properties of the ingredients are discussed.

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