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Composition for EYEMIST

Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose(0.3%)

food interaction for EYEMIST

alcohol interaction for EYEMIST

pregnancy interaction for EYEMIST

lactation interaction for EYEMIST

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for EYEMIST

Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose(0.3%)

Uses

Eyemist 0.3% gel is used in the treatment of dry eye.

How it works

Eyemist 0.3% gel belongs to a class of medicines called eye lubricants or artificial tears. It reduces dryness and irritation by wetting and lubricating the surface of eye.

Common side effects

Blurred vision, Eye pain, Eye irritation

Common Dosage for EYEMIST 0.3% GEL

Patients taking EYEMIST 0.3% GEL

  • 61%
    Once A Day
  • 18%
    Twice A Day
  • 12%
    Thrice A Day
  • 6%
    Four Times A Day
  • 3%
    Alternate Day

SUBSTITUTES for EYEMIST

1 Substitutes
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  • GENTEAL 0.3% GEL
    (10 GM gel in tube)
    Novartis India Ltd
    Rs. 33.50/GM of gel
    generic_icon
    Rs. 335
    pay 4% more per GM of gel

Top Ophthalmologists

  • Dr. Anita Sethi
    MBBS, MD, DNB, Fellowship
    4.9
  • Dr. Varun Gogia
    MBBS, MD
    4.6
  • Dr. Ajay Sharma
    MBBS, MS
    4.4
  • Dr. Parul Sharma
    MBBS, MS, DNB, Fellowship
    4.2
  • Dr. Reema Das
    MBBS, Diploma, MS
    4.2

Expert advice for EYEMIST

Do consult your doctor immediately,
  • If you develop eye pain.
  • If you develop headache.
  • If your vision changes.
  • If redness or irritation in the eye persists or worsens.
Do not use any other ophthalmic medication for at least 5 min after using hydroxypropylmethylcellulose eye drops.Remove your soft contact lenses before use ofhydroxypropylmethylcellulose eye drops and wait for at least 15 min before you insert them again. Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose eye drops are intended to be used for the eyes only. Do not touch the eyelids or surrounding areas with the dropper tip of the eye drop bottle to avoid contamination. Do not use the eye drop if it changes color or becomes cloudy. You may experience brief blurring of vision immediately upon use of hydroxypropylmethylcellulose eye drops. Wait until vision has cleared before driving or operating machinery. Do consult your doctor before using hydroxypropylmethylcellulose, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnantor breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for EYEMIST

Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose

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.

What our users are saying about EYEMIST 0.3% GEL

How effective is this medicine?

Effective
83%
Moderately effective
17%

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Content on this page was last updated on 04 July, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)