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LACRIGEL OCULAR LUBRICANT

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MRP: Rs. 67 for 1 tube(s) (5 GM ointment each)
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Composition for LACRIGEL

Hypromellose(2 %w/w)

food interaction for LACRIGEL

alcohol interaction for LACRIGEL

pregnancy interaction for LACRIGEL

lactation interaction for LACRIGEL

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

SALT INFORMATION for LACRIGEL

Hypromellose(2 %w/w)

Uses

Lacrigel ocular lubricant is used in the treatment of dry eye.

How it works

Lacrigel ocular lubricant 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

Common Dosage for LACRIGEL OCULAR LUBRICANT

Patients taking LACRIGEL OCULAR LUBRICANT

  • 64%
    Once A Day
  • 19%
    Twice A Day
  • 11%
    Thrice A Day
  • 2%
    Twice A Month
  • 2%
    Thrice A week
  • 2%
    Four Times A Day

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Expert advice for LACRIGEL

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

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 28 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)