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Overview

Introduction of Viscomet Eye Drop

Viscomet 2 % Eye Drop is a lubricating agent. It is used in the treatment of dry eyes. It works similar to natural tears and provides temporary relief from burning and discomfort due to dryness of the eye.

Viscomet 2 % Eye Drop is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Avoid touching the tip of the dropper to any surface as it may contaminate the eye drop. Use it regularly to get the most benefit from it.

Using Viscomet 2 % Eye Drop may cause burning sensation, itching, or temporary blurring of the eyes. If they persist or worsen, inform your doctor.

Uses of Viscomet Eye Drop

How to use Viscomet Eye Drop

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 without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Viscomet Eye Drop works

Viscomet 2 % Eye Drop is a lubricant. It works similar to natural tears and provides temporary relief from burning and discomfort due to dryness of the eye.

Viscomet Eye Drop related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Viscomet 2 % Eye Drop during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Viscomet 2 % Eye Drop during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Viscomet 2 % Eye Drop alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Viscomet Eye Drop?

If you miss a dose of Viscomet 2 % Eye Drop, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Viscomet 2 % Eye Drop
Intavisc 2% Eye Drop
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₹55.4/ml of Eye Drop
262% costlier
Ovs Eye Drop
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₹36.95/ml of Eye Drop
142% costlier
Melose 2% Eye Drop
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₹20/ml of Eye Drop
31% costlier

Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Viscomet 2 % Eye Drop 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.
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

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FAQs

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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  2. Hypromellose. Romford, Essex: Martindale Pharmaceuticals Ltd.; 1997 [revised 14 Jun 2018]. [Accessed 04 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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