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Melose Injection

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Product introduction

Melose Injection is an eye lubricant used during eye surgery. It helps to soothe the irritation and burning seen in dry eyes by maintaining proper lubrication of the eyes.

Melose Injection is generally administered by a healthcare professional in the hospital or in a clinical setting. You should not self administer this medicine at home.

Melose Injection is generally safe with little or no side effects. However, if you experience any symptoms which you think may be due to Melose Injection, inform your doctor.

Uses of Melose Injection

Benefits of Melose Injection

In Dry eyes

Melose Injection is an eye lubricant that is used during eye surgery. It helps to soothe the irritation and burning sensation by maintaining the necessary lubrication of the eyes. It is only administered by a doctor or a nurse in the hospital or in a clinical setting during the time of eye surgery.

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, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Melose Injection 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 of this medicine.
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 minutes. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Polysaccharide derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL
Action Class
Tear substitues

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FAQs

Q. What is Melose Injection?

Melose Injection belongs to a class of medicines called eye lubricants or artificial tears. It is used to soothe irritation, burning and discomfort of dry eye conditions. These conditions could be a result of deficient tear production, infrequent blinking, smoke, wind, pollution, extended use of computer screen or television, medical treatment and dry atmospheric conditions. Melose Injection may also be used to aid insertion of contact lenses or to make the lenses more comfortable while wearing.

Q. Is Melose Injection effective?

Melose Injection is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Melose Injection too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. In which conditions is the use of Melose Injection avoided?

Use of Melose Injection should be avoided in patients who are allergic to Melose Injection or any of its components. However, if you are not aware of any allergy or if you are using Melose Injection for the first time, consult your doctor.

Q. What are the side effects of Melose Injection?

You may experience visual disturbances and eye discharge while using this medicine. Some other side effects of this medicine include redness of the eye, eye irritation, burning and discomfort, eyelid swelling and itching of the eye. If any of these side effects bother you, please consult your doctor.

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References

  1. ScienceDirect. Hypromellose. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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