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LACRIPEX EYE DROPS

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MRP: Rs. 112.50 for 1 packet(s) (10 ML eye drop each)
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Composition for LACRIPEX EYE DROPS

Carboxymethylcellulose(0.05% w/v),Oxychloro Complex(0.005% w/v)

food interaction for LACRIPEX EYE DROPS

alcohol interaction for LACRIPEX EYE DROPS

pregnancy interaction for LACRIPEX EYE DROPS

lactation interaction for LACRIPEX EYE DROPS

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for LACRIPEX EYE DROPS

Carboxymethylcellulose(0.05% w/v)

Uses

Carboxymethylcellulose is used in the treatment of dry eye.

How it works

Carboxymethylcellulose in the form of eye drops 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. Because of its thick consistency, it is retained for longer duration in the eye providing relief.

Common side effects

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
Oxychloro Complex(0.005% w/v)

Uses

Oxychloro Complex is used in preservation of the medicinal products.

How it works

NA

Common side effects

SUBSTITUTES for LACRIPEX EYE DROPS

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Expert advice for LACRIPEX EYE DROPS

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for LACRIPEX EYE DROPS

Carboxymethylcellulose

Q.What is carboxymethylcellulose?
Carboxymethylcellulose in the form of eye drops 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

Q.Is carboxymethylcellulose safe?
Yes. Carboxymethylcellulose is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 June, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)