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Overview

Uses of CMC Eye Drop

How to use CMC Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

How CMC Eye Drop works

CMC Eye Drop is a lubricant. It works similar to natural tears and provides temporary relief from burning and discomfort due to dryness of the eye.

CMC Eye Drop related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of CMC Eye Drop during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CMC Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of CMC Eye Drop?

If you miss a dose of CMC Eye Drop, 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.
CMC Eye Drop
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed CMC Eye Drop 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to CMC

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Having dryness and itching in my eyes
Dr. Vishal Arora
Eye Specialist
start with 0.5% CMC one drop 4 times/day in both eyes
Itching in eyes and getting driedWhich drop can we put
Dr. Vishal Arora
Eye Specialist
for dry eye start with 0.5 CMC (Lubrex) one drop 2-3 times/day. plz get yourself examined if it persists
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FAQs

Q. What is CMC?

CMC belongs to a class of medicines called eye lubricants or artificial tears. It is used in the treatment of dry eye symptoms such as soreness, burning, irritation and discomfort.

Q. Is CMC safe?

Yes. CMC is safe when used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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