Lacrimos 1% Eye Drop

Lupin Ltd

Composition for Lacrimos 1%w/v Eye Drop

Primarily used for

10 ml in 1 packet

Medicine Overview of Lacrimos Eye Drop


Uses of Lacrimos Eye Drop

Lacrimos 1% Eye Drop is used in the treatment of Dry eye disease.

Side effects of Lacrimos Eye Drop


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.


How to use Lacrimos Eye Drop

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 Lacrimos Eye Drop works

Lacrimos 1% eye drop 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 Lacrimos Eye Drop

Expert advice for Lacrimos Eye Drop

  • 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.
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Special precautions for Lacrimos 1% Eye Drop
No interaction found
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lacrimos 1% Eye Drop should be used with caution during lact
ation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Lacrimos 1% Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision for a
short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
There is limited information available on the use of Lacrimo
s 1% Eye Drop in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Carboxymethylcellulose, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Lacrimos 1%w/v Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for Carboxymethylcellulose

Lacrimos 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.
Yes. Lacrimos is safe when used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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