Introduction

Lacrimos 0.5% Eye Drop is a prescription medicine used to treat symptoms of dry eyes. It lubricates the eyes helps in maintaining the moisture of the eyes. This way it provides temporary relief from burning and discomfort caused by dry eyes. It also reduces redness and swelling of the eye.

Lacrimos 0.5% Eye Drop is to be used only in the affected eye. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Read the label carefully for instruction before you use the medicine. Wash your hands before using this medicine. Do not use too much or too little. Use it in the exact dose as prescribed by the doctor or as instructed in the label.

Use of this medicine may cause burning sensation, stinging, and irritation at the application site. These are usually temporary and resolve with time. However, if they persist or get worse, inform your doctor. In case of accidental contact with your ears, nose, or mouth, immediately rinse it with water.
Inform your doctor if you have a known allergy to any of the ingredients in this medicine or if you are taking any other medication. It is advised not to drive or operate heavy machinery immediately after using this medicine as it may cause temporary blurring of vision and may affect your ability to drive.

Uses of Lacrimos Eye Drop

Benefits of Lacrimos Eye Drop

In Treatment of Dry eyes

Dry eyes is a condition in which your eyes do not produce enough tears to keep them moist. It can be caused by sitting in front of the computer for a long time, certain medications or environmental conditions. Lacrimos 0.5% Eye Drop adds moisture to your eyes and keeps them lubricated. This gives relief from burning sensation and discomfort due to dryness of the eyes. If you wear soft contact lenses, you should remove them before applying Lacrimos 0.5% Eye Drop.

Side effects of Lacrimos Eye Drop

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Lacrimos

  • Application site reactions (burning, irritation, itching and redness)
  • Blurred vision

How to use Lacrimos Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only. Use 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 without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off the extra liquid.

How Lacrimos Eye Drop works

Lacrimos 0.5% Eye Drop is a combination of two medicines: Carboxymethylcellulose and Oxychloro Complex. Carboxymethylcellulose is a lubricating medicine similar to natural tears. It provides temporary relief of burning and discomfort due to dryness of the eye. Oxychloro Complex is a preservative.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Lacrimos 0.5% Eye Drop during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Lacrimos 0.5% Eye Drop during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Lacrimos 0.5% Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Lacrimos Eye Drop?

If you miss a dose of Lacrimos 0.5% Eye Drop, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Lacrimos 0.5% Eye Drop to reduce dryness in the eyes.
  • Wash your hands first before applying Lacrimos 0.5% Eye Drop. To avoid contamination, do not touch the dropper tip or let it touch your eye or any other surface.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute, immediately after putting the medication. This will prevent the medication from draining out. Try not to blink or rub your eye.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution of this medicine.
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 minutes. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • Make sure to use it within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL

Patient concerns

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I have virul infection on my both eyes. Eye drops lacrimos gel and Moxigram lx are using no change After nine days
Dr. Amit Basia
Ophthalmology
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HI, MY MOTHER IS SUFFERING WITH GLAUCOMA DISEASE.PRESENTLY WE HAVE USE BELOW MENTIONED MEDICINE FOR SAME. 1. IOTIM-PLUS EYE DROP 2. LUPITROS EYE DROP 3. LACRIMOS 1% EYE DROP 4. MACULIFE CAPSULES PLS LET ME KNOW IF MEDICINE CORRECT FOR MY MOTHER BCZ 1 & 2 NO EYES DROPS ARE MORE PAINFUL FOR MY MOTHER. IF ANY OTHER TREATMENT AVAILABLE FOR THE SAME. REGARDS, KAILASH SHARMA
Dr. Vishal Arora
Ophthalmology
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References

  1. DailyMed. Carboxymethylcellulose. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Medscape. Oxychloro Complex. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Carboxymethylcellulose. [Accessed 17 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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