Lacricool Eye Drop

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Primarily used for

Eye Irritation, Nasal congestion (blocked nose), Dry eye disease
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10 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Lacricool Eye Drop

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Uses of Naphazoline

Naphazoline is used in eye Irritation
It soothes eyes which have been irritated by dusty atmospheres, wind, swimming, smoke, air pollutants, or close work such as reading and computer use.
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Side effects of Naphazoline

Common

Dilatation of pupil.

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How to use Naphazoline

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/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Lacricool Eye Drop works

Naphazoline narrows the blood vessels in the eye, thereby reducing redness and swelling.
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Uses of Phenylephrine

Phenylephrine is used in nasal congestion and pupil dilation.
It is also used to treat low blood pressure that can occur during different types of anesthesia.
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Side effects of Phenylephrine

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Palpitations, Increased blood pressure, Increased heart rate, Heart beat irregular.

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How to use Phenylephrine

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/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Lacricool Eye Drop works

Phenylephrine is a nasal decongestant. It narrows the small blood vessels, which provide temporary relief from congestion or stuffiness in the nose.
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Uses of Carboxymethylcellulose

Carboxymethylcellulose is used in the treatment of dry eye disease
It is used as a lubricant to relive irritation and discomfort due to dryness of the eyes or due to exposure of the eyes to wind or sun.
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Side effects of Carboxymethylcellulose

Common

Allergic reaction, Blurred vision, Eye discharge, Eye irritation, Eye itching, Eye pain, Foreign body sensation in eyes, Increased production of tears, Eye redness, Visual impairment.

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How to use Carboxymethylcellulose

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/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Lacricool Eye Drop works

Carboxymethylcellulose is an artificial tear and moistens the surface of the eye (including artificial eyes) in the same way as natural tears.

In Depth Information on Lacricool Eye Drop

Expert advice for Naphazoline

• Seek medical advice if the symptoms persist or worsen after 3 days of treatment. • Avoid prolonged use of medication as it may affect normal mucosal layer of nose and can cause loss of sensation of smell.  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience chest pain, fast/ irregular heart beat; severe headache, sweating, blurred vision, ringing in ears, anxiety, confusion, or breathlessness. • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. • Should not be given to patients allergic to naphazoline nasal or any of its ingredients. • Should not be given to children < 12 years • Should not be given to patients with heart disease, diabetes, depression, disorders related to thyroid glands. • Should not be given to patients with high blood pressure and taking medication for the same.

Expert advice for Phenylephrine

  • Oral phenylephrine should be taken with food
  • Phenylephrine can make you restless, so don't take it too close to bedtime
  • Do not use this medicine without doctor's advice if you are pregnant or breast feeding
  • Smoking may worsen the effect; therefore use of tobacco should be avoided.

Expert advice for Carboxymethylcellulose

  • 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.
  • Eye drops of other medications should be administered 15 min before using carboxymethylcellulose eye drops.
  • Remove your contact lenses before use of carboxymethylcellulose eye drops and wait for at least 15 min before you insert them again. 
  • Carboxymethylcellulose 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, In case of single-use container, ensure that the container is intact and use immediately after opening you may experience brief blurring of vision immediately upon use of carboxymethylcellulose eye drops. Wait until vision has cleared before driving or operating machinery.
  • Do consult your doctor before using carboxymethylcellulose if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or  breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for Lacricool Eye Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lacricool Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Lacricool Eye Drop
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Lacricool Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision for a s
hort time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
Lacricool Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients with
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lacricool Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Lacricool Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lacricool Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Lacricool Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for Naphazoline

Q. Is Naphazoline safe?
Naphazoline is safe if taken at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

Frequently asked questions for Phenylephrine

Q. Is Phenylephrine an antibiotic/a stimulant/an NSAID/ does Phenylephrine work/ does Phenylephrine makes your nose run/ does Phenylephrine has aspirin in it?
Phenylephrine is not an antibiotic, stimulant, NSAID, but a decongestant and is used to relieve blocked nose. Phenylephrine works for most of the patients if taken as recommended. It does not have aspirin in it
Q. Can i take phenylephrine with ibuprofen/pseudoephedrine/citalopram/Nyquil/ acetaminophen/ dextromethorphan/ Zyrtec/ Flonase/ Advil?
Drug interaction with any of the above mentioned drugs is not documented, but it can occur. Always follow your doctor’s advice before taking any medicine with phenylephrine
Q. Can i take Phenylephrine with high blood pressure?
Do not take Phenylephrine with high blood pressure
Q. Is Phenylephrine the same as Sudafed?
No, Phenylephrine is not same as Sudafed which contains pseudoephedrine.
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Frequently asked questions for Carboxymethylcellulose

Q. What is Carboxymethylcellulose?
Carboxymethylcellulose 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 Carboxymethylcellulose safe?
Yes. Carboxymethylcellulose is safe when used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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