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Halotears Ophthalmic Solution


Product introduction

Halotears Ophthalmic Solution is a lubricant. It is used in the treatment of dry eyes. It moistens the eyes and relief from discomfort and temporary burning.

Halotears Ophthalmic Solution is usually taken when needed. Use the number of drops as advised by your doctor. Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering any other medication in the same eye to avoid dilution. Do not use a bottle if the seal is broken before you open it. Always wash your hands and do not touch the end of the dropper as this could infect your eye.

It is generally safe to use medicine with no common side effects. Let your doctor know if you experience mild burning or irritation of eyes. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires clear vision until you are sure you can do it safely. Consult your doctor if your condition does not improve or if the side effects bother you.

Uses of Halotears Ophthalmic Solution

Benefits of Halotears Ophthalmic Solution

In Treatment of Dry eyes

Normally your eyes produce enough natural tears to help them move easily and comfortably and to remove dust and other particles. If they do not produce enough tears, they can become dry, red, and painful. Dry eyes can be caused by wind, sun, heating, computer use, and some medications. Halotears Ophthalmic Solution keeps your eyes lubricated and can relieve any dryness and pain. This medicine is safe to use with few side effects. If you wear soft contact lenses, you should remove them before applying the drops.

Side effects of Halotears Ophthalmic Solution

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 Halotears

  • Limited data available

How to use Halotears Ophthalmic Solution

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 Halotears Ophthalmic Solution works

Halotears Ophthalmic Solution is a lubricant. It moistens the eyes and provides temporary relief from burning and discomfort.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Halotears Ophthalmic Solution is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Halotears Ophthalmic Solution is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Halotears Ophthalmic Solution 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

What if you forget to take Halotears Ophthalmic Solution?

If you miss a dose of Halotears Ophthalmic Solution, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose

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Fact Box

Chemical Class
Nonsulfated Glycosaminoglycan
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL
Action Class
Osteoarthritis- Hyaluronic acid

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FAQs

Q. Can Halotears Ophthalmic Solution blur the vision?

Yes, some patients may experience blurring of vision, but it is temporary and passes away quickly. It is recommended that after instilling the eye drops, blink your eyes several times to spread it over the eye surface.

Q. I wear contact lenses, can I use Halotears Ophthalmic Solution?

Yes, Halotears Ophthalmic Solution can be used with contact lenses. However, your doctor will tell you whether you can use eye drops while wearing the contact lenses or you need to take out contact lenses and then instil the drops.

Q. How long do I need to use Halotears Ophthalmic Solution?

Continue using Halotears Ophthalmic Solution as long as your doctor has recommended. The time duration will depend on your eye condition. It can be used for an extended period of time, if required.

Q. How often can you use Halotears Ophthalmic Solution?

It is recommended to use Halotears Ophthalmic Solution 4 times a day or you can use it more than 4 times if your doctor has advised you, based on your eye condition.

Q. What is Halotears Ophthalmic Solution?

Halotears Ophthalmic Solution is a naturally occurring substance in the body and is also present in the eye. Halotears Ophthalmic Solution eye drops are basically artificial tears which are required when there is a deficiency of hyaluronic acid in the eyes.

Q. What is Halotears Ophthalmic Solution used for?

Halotears Ophthalmic Solution is used for the treatment of dry eye syndrome (keratoconjunctivitis sicca). In addition to treating dryness, it is also helpful in protecting eyes. It is also used to treat dryness of cornea caused by trauma to it or when the eyes cannot be closed due to nerve paralysis.

Q. How do you use Halotears Ophthalmic Solution?

You should use Halotears Ophthalmic Solution exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not touch the tip of the container and avoid it coming in contact with eye or eyelid. After opening the eyelid, instil 1-2 drops in the eye with someone’s help. To prevent washout, try to avoid using any eye drop/eye ointment for 15 minutes at least.

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References

  1. Patientinfo. Sodium Hyaluronate. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Country of origin: India

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