Medicine Overview of Lacrigel Gel
Uses of Lacrigel Gel
Lacrigel is used in the treatment of dry eye disease.
How to use Lacrigel Gel
Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Apply it on the affected area and allow it to stay before spitting or rinsing.
How Lacrigel Gel works
Lacrigel 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 Lacrigel Gel
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.
Special precautions for Lacrigel
No interaction found
Lacrigel is safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk....
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
No information is available on the use of Lacrigel during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Lacrigel may cause blurring of your vision for a short time+more
just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear....
Lacrigel is probably safe to use in patients with kidney dis+more
ease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lacrigel may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Lacrigel is probably safe to use in patients with liver dise+more
ase. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Lacrigel may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
If you miss a dose of Hypromellose, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Lacrigel 2%w/w Gel
Frequently asked questions for Hypromellose
Lacrigel 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
Yes. Lacrigel 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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Substitutes for Lacrigel
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