Medicine Overview of Appavisc Injection
Appavisc 2% w/v Injection is used in the treatment of dry eyes
Blurred vision, Eye pain, Eye irritation.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Appavisc 2% w/v Injection is an artificial tear and moistens the surface of the eye (including artificial eyes) in the same way as natural tears.
In Depth Information on Appavisc Injection
- Your doctor has prescribed Appavisc to treat dry eye disease.
It stabilizes the natural tear film and maintains necessary lubrication so your eyes don’t get dry and irritated.
- May require long-term use.
- Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop.
- Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
- Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.
Appavisc Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Appavisc 2% w/v Injection during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
It is not known whether Appavisc 2% w/v Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
There is limited information available on the use of Appavisc 2% w/v Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Appavisc 2% w/v Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Appavisc 2% w/v Injection, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about Appavisc Injection
Q. What is hydroxypropylmethylcellulose?
Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose belongs to a class of medicines called eye lubricants or artificial tears. It is available as eye drops. It is used to soothe irritation, burning and discomfort of dry eye conditions(deficient tear production, infrequent blinking, smoke, wind, pollution, extended use of computer screen or television, medical treatment, dry atmospheric conditions). It may also be used to aid insertion and increase comfort of hard contact lenses
Q. Is hydroxypropylmethylcellulose safe?
Yes. Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor. It has minimal side effects and drug interactions.
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