Appavisc Injection

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Introduction

Appavisc Injection is an eye lubricant used during eye surgery. It helps to soothe the irritation and burning seen in dry eyes by maintaining proper lubrication of the eyes.

Appavisc Injection is generally administered by a healthcare professional in the hospital or in a clinical setting. You should not self administer this medicine at home.

Appavisc Injection is generally safe with little or no side effects. However, if you experience any symptoms which you think may be due to Appavisc Injection, inform your doctor.

Uses of Appavisc Injection

Benefits of Appavisc Injection

In Dry eyes

Appavisc Injection is an eye lubricant that is used during eye surgery. It helps to soothe the irritation and burning sensation by maintaining the necessary lubrication of the eyes. It is only administered by a doctor or a nurse in the hospital or in a clinical setting during the time of eye surgery.

Side effects of Appavisc Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Appavisc

  • No common side effects seen

How to use Appavisc Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Appavisc Injection works

Appavisc Injection is a viscoelastic preparation. It works by supporting and protecting the deeper layers of the eye from damage during eye surgery.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Appavisc Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
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Information regarding the use of Appavisc Injection during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Appavisc Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Appavisc Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
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There is limited information available on the use of Appavisc Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
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There is limited information available on the use of Appavisc Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Appavisc Injection?

If you miss a dose of Appavisc Injection, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Appavisc Injection
₹50.0/Injection
Intavisc V Injection
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹51.97/injection
4% costlier
Melose Injection
Optho Pharma Pvt Ltd
₹60/injection
20% costlier
Hyprosol Injection
Sunways India Pvt Ltd
₹62.1/injection
24% costlier
Viscomet PF Injection
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹73.05/injection
46% costlier
Viscomet Kit Injection
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₹73.05/injection
46% costlier

Quick tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Appavisc Injection 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 of this medicine.
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 minutes. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Polysaccharide derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL
Action Class
Tear substitues

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FAQs

Q. What is Appavisc Injection?

Appavisc Injection belongs to a class of medicines called eye lubricants or artificial tears. It is used to soothe irritation, burning and discomfort of dry eye conditions. These conditions could be a result of deficient tear production, infrequent blinking, smoke, wind, pollution, extended use of computer screen or television, medical treatment and dry atmospheric conditions. Appavisc Injection may also be used to aid insertion of contact lenses or to make the lenses more comfortable while wearing.

Q. Is Appavisc Injection effective?

Appavisc Injection is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Appavisc Injection too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. In which conditions is the use of Appavisc Injection avoided?

Use of Appavisc Injection should be avoided in patients who are allergic to Appavisc Injection or any of its components. However, if you are not aware of any allergy or if you are using Appavisc Injection for the first time, consult your doctor.

Q. What are the side effects of Appavisc Injection?

You may experience visual disturbances and eye discharge while using this medicine. Some other side effects of this medicine include redness of the eye, eye irritation, burning and discomfort, eyelid swelling and itching of the eye. If any of these side effects bother you, please consult your doctor.

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References

  1. ScienceDirect. Hypromellose. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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20,SBI Officers' colony, First Street, Arumbakkam, Chennai (Madras) - 600 106, Tamil Nadu, INDIA
Country of origin: India

Expires on or after: October, 2021

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