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Medicine Overview of OXYTEARS EYE DROP

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Uses of Carboxymethylcellulose

Carboxymethylcellulose is used in the treatment of dry eye disease.
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Side effects of Carboxymethylcellulose

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Allergic reaction, Blurred vision, Eye discharge, Eye irritation, Eye itching, Eye pain, Foreign body sensation in eyes, Increased production of tears, Eye redness, Visual impairment.

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How to use Carboxymethylcellulose

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 dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How OXYTEARS EYE DROP works

Carboxymethylcellulose is an artificial tear and moistens the surface of the eye (including artificial eyes) in the same way as natural tears.
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Uses of n-acetylcarnosine

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

Common

Tingling sensation.

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How to use n-acetylcarnosine

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 dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How OXYTEARS EYE DROP 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.
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Uses of Glycerol

Glycerol is used in constipation.
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Side effects of Glycerol

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Dehydration.

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How to use Glycerol

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 dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How OXYTEARS EYE DROP works

Glycerol works by drawing water into the intestine through osmosis, which makes the stool soft and easier to pass.
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Uses of Boric Acid

Boric Acid is used to prevent infections.
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Side effects of Boric Acid

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Increased liver enzymes, Abdominal pain, Allergic reaction, Burning sensation, Irritation, Cns stimulation, Central nervous system depression, Diarrhoea, Rash, Vomiting.

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How to use Boric Acid

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 dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How OXYTEARS EYE DROP works

Boric acid belongs to class of drugs called antiseptics. It can weakly inhibit bacterial and fungal growth. It irrigates the eyes, cleanses, refreshes and soothes the irritated eyes; and help in removal of loose foreign material, air pollutants or chlorinated water..

In Depth Information on OXYTEARS EYE DROP

Expert advice for Carboxymethylcellulose

  • 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.
  • Eye drops of other medications should be administered 15 min before using carboxymethylcellulose eye drops.
  • Remove your contact lenses before use of carboxymethylcellulose eye drops and wait for at least 15 min before you insert them again. 
  • Carboxymethylcellulose 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, In case of single-use container, ensure that the container is intact and use immediately after opening you may experience brief blurring of vision immediately upon use of carboxymethylcellulose eye drops. Wait until vision has cleared before driving or operating machinery.
  • Do consult your doctor before using carboxymethylcellulose if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or  breastfeeding.

Expert advice for n-acetylcarnosine

  • You may experience mild stinging upon instillation of the eye drops. Seek immediate medical attention if the stinging sensation becomes too uncomfortable.
  • If you wear contact lenses, remove them and wash your eyes with water before instilling the eye drops. Insert you contact lenses back after 15 mins.
  • Tell your doctor if you taking any prescription or non-prescription eye-drop medications
  • Inform your doctor about any prior or planned eye surgery.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding
  • Do not take if allergic to N-acetylcarnosine or any of its ingredients.

Expert advice for Glycerol

  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Take Glycerol after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.

Expert advice for Boric Acid

  • Avoid using boric acid for jock itch/groin itch for more than 2 week and athlete's foot or ringworm for more than 4 week.
  • Do not use boric acid along with other eye medication containing polyvinyl alcohol.
  • Avoid using this medication if you have any open wound or other skin injury around your eyes.
  • Boric acid is a weak antibiotic and should not be used to treat any type of infection without the advice of a doctor. There are many other, more effective antibiotics available.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for OXYTEARS EYE DROP
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oxytears 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
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Liver
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for OXYTEARS EYE DROP

Frequently asked questions for Carboxymethylcellulose

Q. What is carboxymethylcellulose?
Carboxymethylcellulose in the form of eye drops belongs to a class of medicines called eye lubricants or artificial tears. It is used in the treatment of dry eye symptoms such as soreness, burning, irritation and discomfort
Q. Is carboxymethylcellulose safe?
Yes. Carboxymethylcellulose is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Frequently asked questions for Glycerol

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.
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