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SMARTEARS 0.5% W/V EYE DROP

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MRP: Rs. 110 for 1 packet(s) (10 ML eye drop each)
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Composition for SMARTEARS

Carboxymethylcellulose(0.5% w/v)

food interaction for SMARTEARS

alcohol interaction for SMARTEARS

pregnancy interaction for SMARTEARS

lactation interaction for SMARTEARS

food
alcohol
pregnancy
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No interaction found
No interaction found
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for SMARTEARS

Carboxymethylcellulose(0.5% w/v)

Uses

Smartears 0.5% w/v eye drop is used in the treatment of dry eye.

How it works

Smartears 0.5% w/v eye drop in the form of 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. Because of its thick consistency, it is retained for longer duration in the eye providing relief.

Common side effects

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

SUBSTITUTES for SMARTEARS

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  • REFRESH TEARS 0.5 %W/V EYE DROP
    (10 ML eye drop in packet)
    Allergan India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 12.17/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 121.70
    pay 11% more per ML of eye drop
  • LUBREX 0.5% EYE DROP
    (10 ML eye drop in packet)
    Micro Labs Ltd
    Rs. 9.85/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 98.50
    save 10% more per ML of eye drop
  • TEAR DROPS EYE DROP
    (10 ML eye drop in packet)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 12.17/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 121.69
    pay 11% more per ML of eye drop
  • ADDTEARS EYE DROP
    (10 ML eye drop in packet)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 10.60/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 106
    save 4% more per ML of eye drop
  • VELDROP 0.5%W/V EYE DROP
    (10 ML eye drop in packet)
    Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 12.17/ML of eye drop
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    Rs. 121.69
    pay 11% more per ML of eye drop

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Expert advice for SMARTEARS

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for SMARTEARS

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 25 June, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)