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VISCOMAC 2% PREFILLED SYRINGE

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MRP: Rs. 146.03 for 1 packet(s) (2 ML prefilled syringe each)
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Composition for VISCOMAC

Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose(2%)

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SALT INFORMATION for VISCOMAC

Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose(2%)

Uses

Viscomac 2% prefilled syringe 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

Viscomac 2% prefilled syringe 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 VISCOMAC

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  • VISCOTRUST 2% PREFILLED SYRINGE
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    Rs. 57.75/ML of prefilled syringe
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  • HYMELOSE 2% PREFILLED SYRINGE
    (2 ML prefilled syringe in packet)
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    Rs. 61.47/ML of prefilled syringe
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  • V SKO 2% PREFILLED SYRINGE
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    Rs. 57.50/ML of prefilled syringe
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Expert advice for VISCOMAC

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 VISCOMAC

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 22 January, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)