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Fomira Eye Drop


Introduction

Fomira Eye Drop is a prescription medicine having a combination of medicines that are used to treat dryness of eyes. It relieves redness and swelling of the eye and provides temporary relief from burning and discomfort due to dryness of eyes. It also provides lubrication to the eyes.

Fomira Eye Drop is to be used only in the affected eye in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Wash your hands before using this medicine. It is advised to check the label for directions before use. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.

The most common side effects include itching, irritation, blurred vision and stinging sensation at the application site. If these side effects persist for a longer duration, inform your doctor. In case by accident, this medicine goes into your ears, nose or mouth, immediately rinse it with water.

Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or are allergic to this medicine or taking any other medication. It is advised not to drive or operate heavy machinery after use of this medicine as it may cause blurred vision which may affect your ability to drive.

Uses of Fomira Eye Drop

Side effects of Fomira Eye Drop

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 Fomira

  • Itching
  • Irritation
  • Blurred vision
  • Stinging sensation

How to use Fomira 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 Fomira Eye Drop works

Fomira Eye Drop is a combination of two lubricating medicines: Polyethylene Glycol and Propylene Glycol, which treats dry eyes. They work similar to natural tears and provide temporary relief from burning and discomfort due to dryness of the eye.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Fomira Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Fomira Eye Drop during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Fomira Eye Drop alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL

Patient Concerns

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My eyes become dry and warm .ty
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
Use eye drop refresh tears three times a day
i ordered for OPTIVE FUSION 5 MG EYE DROP and chemist offered me OPTIVE 5 MG EYE DROP, can i choose the same or should i go for only optive fusion is there any difference both eye drop as both are subsitute of each other.
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
If eyes are too dry. . Optive fusion is better. For mild cases optive will suffice
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FAQs

Q. How to use Fomira Eye Drop?

Wash your hands before applying Fomira Eye Drop, to avoid contamination. Do not touch the tip of the dropper. If you wear contact lenses, remove them before using Fomira Eye Drop. For applying Fomira Eye Drop, tilt your head back, look up, and pull down the lower eyelid to make a pouch and then put Fomira Eye Drop.

Q. Can the use of Fomira Eye Drop cause blurry vision?

Fomira Eye Drop can make your eyes blurred for a short period of time. Avoid driving or operating machinery just after using Fomira Eye Drop.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Fomira Eye Drop?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References

  1. Medscape. Polyethylene Glycol+Propylene Glycol. [Accessed 16 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. DailyMed. Polyethylene Glycol+Propylene Glycol. [Accessed 16 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

402, Chintamani Classique, Off Vishweshwar Road, Goregaon East, Mumbai -400063, Maharashtra
Expires on or after: January, 2021

A licensed vendor partner from your nearest location will deliver Fomira Eye Drop. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your doctor's ℞ and the availability of this medicine.
MRP
357.5
10 ml in 1 bottle
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