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Hymelose Injection

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Overview

Introduction of Hymelose Injection

Hymelose Injection is a lubricating agent. It is used in the treatment of dry eyes. It works similar to natural tears and provides temporary relief from burning and discomfort due to dryness of the eye.

Hymelose 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.

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

Uses of Hymelose Injection

Hymelose Injection side effects

Common
No common side effects seen

How to use Hymelose Injection

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

How Hymelose Injection works

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

Hymelose Injection related warnings

Alcohol
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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Hymelose Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
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Information regarding the use of Hymelose Injection during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
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Information regarding the use of Hymelose Injection during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
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It is not known whether Hymelose 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 Hymelose Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
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There is limited information available on the use of Hymelose Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Hymelose Injection?

If you miss a dose of Hymelose 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.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Hymelose 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.
  • 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 Hymelose

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Get a CT nose and PNS done to know the extent of problem
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FAQs

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.

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