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Composition FOR LACRIGEL 2%w/w gel

Hypromellose(2%w/w)

food interaction for LACRIGEL gel

alcohol interaction for LACRIGEL gel

pregnancy interaction for LACRIGEL gel

lactation interaction for LACRIGEL gel

medicine interaction for LACRIGEL gel

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
Lacrigel is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
SAFE
Lacrigel is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR LACRIGEL 2%w/w gel

Hypromellose(2%w/w)

Lacrigel gel uses

Lacrigel is used in the treatment of dry eye disease

How lacrigel gel works

Hypromellose 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 of lacrigel gel

COMMON DOSAGE FOR LACRIGEL

Patients taking LACRIGEL

  • 62%
    Once A Day
  • 20%
    Thrice A Day
  • 11%
    Twice A Day
  • 5%
    Four Times A Day
  • 1%
    Twice A Month
  • 1%
    Thrice A week

SUBSTITUTES FOR LACRIGEL gel

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR LACRIGEL gel

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 Hypromellose eye drops.
Remove your soft contact lenses before use of Hypromellose eye drops and wait for at least 15 min before you insert them again. 
Hypromellose 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 Hypromellose eye drops. Wait until vision has cleared before driving or operating machinery. 
Do consult your doctor before using Hypromellose, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnantor breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions FOR LACRIGEL 2%w/w gel

Hypromellose

Q. What is Hypromellose?
Hypromellose 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 Hypromellose safe?
Yes. Hypromellose 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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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)