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food interaction for LUBRINAC

alcohol interaction for LUBRINAC

pregnancy interaction for LUBRINAC

lactation interaction for LUBRINAC

No interaction found
No interaction found
Lubrinac eye drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.


Glycerol(1.0% w/v)


Glycerol is used in constipation.

How it works

Glycerol works by drawing water into the intestine through osmosis, that makes the stools soft and easier to pass.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Excessive thirst, Abdominal bloating, Abdominal cramp, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Headache, Injection site inflammation, Injection site pain, Pain, Irritation
Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose(0.3% w/v)


Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose is used in the treatment of dry eye.

How it works

Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose 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

Blurred vision, Eye pain, Eye irritation
Oxychloro Complex(0.005% w/v)


Oxychloro Complex is used in preservation of the medicinal products.

How it works


Common side effects

n-acetylcarnosine(1% w/v)


n-acetylcarnosine is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.

How it works

N-Acetylcarnosine belongs to a class of medications called anti-oxidants and is similar to naturally occurring substance called L-carnosine in the eye. It prevents and reverses the hardening and clouding or discoloration of the eye lens thereby preventing and treating age-related cataracts.

Common side effects

Tingling sensation


No substitutes found

Expert advice for LUBRINAC

  • Together with Glycerol, fiber rich diet containing whole grain bread and cereals, bran, fruits and green leafy vegetables, is essential to maintain healthy bowel function.
  • Take Glycerol after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
  • A Glycerol should preferably be taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.
  • Notify your doctor if you are on a low-sugar diet because the Glycerol contains sugars.
  • Avoid taking a Glycerol for more than 1 week, unless prescribed by the doctor, as it leads to dependency on the laxative action to produce a bowel movement. 

Frequently asked questions for LUBRINAC


Q.Is glycerol an alcohol, carbohydrate, sugar, vegan, lipid, or amino acid?
Glycerol can be classified as an alcohol, carbohydrate, sugar, or vegan but it does not contain lipid, or amino acid

Q.Is glycerol and glycerin the same?
Glycerol is the pure chemical product and its commercial product is called glycerin. Glycerin is needed to produce glycerol

Q.Is glycerol polar, conduct electricity, soluble in water or oil, and has hydrogen bonding?
Glycerol is polar, conducts electricity, soluble in water and has hydrogen bonding

Q.Does glycerol contain nitrogen?
No, glycerol does not contain nitrogen

Q.Does glycerol evaporate and freeze?
Glycerol does not evaporate but it can freeze below 18°C

Q.Can you take glycerol with paracetamol?
Yes, you can take glycerol with paracetamol.


Q.What is hydroxypropylmethylcellulose?
Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose 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 hydroxypropylmethylcellulose safe?
Yes. Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose 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 17 September, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)