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Melose Injection

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Product introduction

Melose Injection is a water-soluble preparation commonly used in eye surgery. It is injected into the eye during surgical procedures. It helps create and maintain space in the anterior chamber of the eye, ensuring a clear and stable environment for the surgeon to work.

Melose Injection also provides a protective barrier, shielding delicate eye tissues, such as the cornea and lens, from potential damage caused by surgical instruments and acts as a lubricant, reducing friction and facilitating smoother movements during the surgery.

Melose Injection is well-tolerated and does not usually cause any side effects. However, in some patients, it may cause a transient rise in intraocular pressure after the surgery. Let your doctor know in case you experience any symptoms.

The doctor will carefully monitor intraocular pressure, especially during the immediate postoperative period and treat with the appropriate therapy in case of significant rise. Melose Injection is not recommended for us in patients with a known history of hypersensitivity to its ingredients.

Uses of Melose Injection

  • Aid in Eye surgery

Benefits of Melose Injection

In Aid in Eye surgery

Melose Injection is a synthetic, water-soluble polymer that is commonly used in various ophthalmic surgical procedures. During the surgery it helps maintain space, protect tissues, and provide lubrication. It also helps create a stable environment during procedures like cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, and intraocular lens implantation.

Side effects of Melose Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Melose

  • No common side effects seen

How to use Melose Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Melose Injection works

Melose Injection is a viscoelastic preparation. It works by supporting and protecting the deeper layers of the eye from damage during eye surgery.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Melose Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Melose Injection during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Melose Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Melose Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Melose Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Melose Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Melose Injection?

If you miss a dose of Melose Injection, consult your doctor.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Melose Injection
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Fact Box

Chemical Class
Oligosaccharides.
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL
Action Class
Tear substitues

Patient concerns

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He has got squint in his eyes is surgery is safe in this case ??
Dr. Vishal Arora
Ophthalmology
Squint surgery is safe. Donot expect any vision gain after surgery as the surgery is to realign the eye.
Squint problem. What is the cause and suggest remedy
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
Consult eye or squint specialist. Surgery or glasses might be5needed
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References

  1. ScienceDirect. Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose [Package Insert]. Gandhinagar, Gujarat: Centaur Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd. [Accessed 20 Jul. 2023]. (online) Available from:External Link

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Name: Optho Pharma Pvt Ltd
Address: 28 MNNIT, Industrial Estate Teliarganj Prayagraj ,Uttar Pradesh, India PIN - 211004
Country of origin: India

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