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MC Gel Eye Ointment

Primary uses of MC Gel Eye Ointment

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Medicine Overview of MC Gel Eye Ointment

Uses of MC Gel Eye Ointment

MC Gel Eye Ointment is used in the treatment of dry eyes.

MC Gel Eye Ointment side effects

Common

Side Effects of MC Gel are Eye pain, Foreign body sensation in eyes, Eye irritation, Blurred vision, Eye redness, Gum Irritation.

How to use MC Gel Eye Ointment

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 tube close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the tube and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid.

How MC Gel Eye Ointment works

MC Gel Eye Ointment is a lubricant. It works similar to natural tears and provides temporary relief from burning and discomfort due to dryness of the eye.

In Depth Information on MC Gel Eye Ointment

Expert advice for MC Gel Eye Ointment

  • Your doctor has prescribed MC Gel Eye Ointment to treat dry eye disease.
  • It stabilizes the natural tear film and maintains necessary lubrication so your eyes don’t get dry and irritated.
  • May require long-term use.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.
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MC Gel Eye Ointment related warnings
Special precautions for MC Gel Eye Ointment
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of MC Gel Eye Ointment during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
It is not known whether MC Gel Eye Ointment alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of MC Gel Eye Ointment?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to MC Gel
Dry eyes. Genteal drops continued for 2 months. How long I should take it. Any natureal diet to cure dry eyes
Dr. Richa Jain
Eye Specialist
Yes take green vegetables and yellow fruits Omega 3 fatty acid containing oil
I am facing eye problems from last 6 months. I also wear spectacles. Mostly it is dry eyes and white eye discharge. I cannot sit in front of computers or TV for more than 1 hour. I start feeling headache and severe eye pain. I visited many eye doctors and they say its dry eye only. my sight is good and specs is also as per the vision and no other issue was reported. One doctor also suggested taking vitamin tablets -omega 3 and anti allergic medicine also. But still its the same issue. Please advise on this !!
Dr. Anjali Israni
Eye Specialist
For dry eyes u need to use lubricant eye drops. Excessive computer usage will cause dry eye. So as long as u don't use lubricating drops problem will persist.
I have dry eyes for past few years and I wanted to know Which is better for me vitamin A gelatin capsules or Combination of betacarotene ,lutein, lycopene?
Dr. Richa Jain
Eye Specialist
Omega 3 fatty acids containing capsules
I am currently using refresh liquigel eye drops for dry eyes . Its is nearly 1 year i have been on this drops. But when i sit under fast rotating ceiling fan. There is discomfort in my eyes especially during nihjt times. Dry eyes symptoms satarted after doctor prescibed me steroid eye drops for superficial punctate spots on corneal. Therr are no spots now.
Dr. Vishal Maniar
Eye Specialist
Due to rotating fan dust u can get allergy and dryeyes Avoid sitting directly under fanContinue refresh liquigel as and when required
i have dry eyes but no power problem. recently checkd my eyes at agarwal eye hospital and even nerves r all so good. but the only problem is dry eyes and im using systane ultra eye drops -6 times a day, genteal eye gel-3times a day. is that any other remedy is there to overcome this problem apart from using eye drops?
Dr. Akshay Choudhary
Ayurveda
Put some castor oil in eyes, you can also try netra tarpan chikitsa
Last two month all body joint pain, tress, dry eyes after evening and last three report after three days gaps continue platelate count is 180000, 200000, 175000 i am continue 10 hrs working with computer accounting. B12 and D3, dengue reports is ok.
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Platelet count is OK. Take a break from your work on regular interval and do some from of exercise or yoga everyday.

Frequently asked questions about MC Gel Eye Ointment

Frequently asked questions about Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose

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.

Substitutes for MC Gel

No substitutes found for this medicine
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