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MELOSE 2% EYE DROPS

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MRP: Rs. 60 for 1 packet(s) (3 ML eye drop each)
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Composition for MELOSE

Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose(2%)

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SALT INFORMATION for MELOSE

Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose(2%)

Uses

Melose 2% eye drops is used to relieve burning, irritation and discomfort of dry eye conditions associated with-deficient tear production, infrequent blinking, smoke, wind, pollution, extended use of computer screen or television, medical treatment, dry atmospheric conditions (air-conditioning, central heating). It may also be used to aid insertion of hard contact lenses and increase comfort during wear. It is also indicated to aid certain eye examinations and surgeries.

How it works

Melose 2% 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.

Common side effects

Blurred vision, Eye pain, Eye irritation

SUBSTITUTES for MELOSE

3 Substitutes
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  • INTAVISC 2% EYE DROP
    (3 ML eye drop in packet)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 23.41/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 70.23
    pay 17% more per ML of eye drop
  • INTAVISC PF 2% EYE DROP
    (3 ML eye drop in packet)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 55.40/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 166.21
    pay 177% more per ML of eye drop
  • VISCOMET 2% EYE DROP
    (5 ML eye drop in packet)
    Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 15.30/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 76.50
    save 23% more per ML of eye drop

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Expert advice for MELOSE

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.
Do not use any other ophthalmic medication for at least 5 min after using hydroxypropylmethylcellulose eye drops.Remove your soft contact lenses before use ofhydroxypropylmethylcellulose eye drops and wait for at least 15 min before you insert them again. Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose 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. You may experience brief blurring of vision immediately upon use of hydroxypropylmethylcellulose eye drops. Wait until vision has cleared before driving or operating machinery. Do consult your doctor before using hydroxypropylmethylcellulose, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnantor breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for MELOSE

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 23 March, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)