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VISCOMET 2% W/V INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 76.50 for 1 vial(s) (3 ML injection each)
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Composition for VISCOMET

Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose(2% w/v)

food interaction for VISCOMET

alcohol interaction for VISCOMET

pregnancy interaction for VISCOMET

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Viscomet 2% w/v injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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 VISCOMET

Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose(2% w/v)

Uses

Viscomet 2% w/v injection is used in the treatment of dry eye.

How it works

Viscomet 2% w/v injection 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 VISCOMET

4 Substitutes
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  • INTAVISC PPF 2% W/V INJECTION
    (3 ML injection in vial)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 30.92/ML of injection
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    Rs. 92.75
    pay 21% more per ML of injection
  • APPAVISC HV 2%W/V INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Appasamy Ocular Device Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 57.94/ML of injection
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    Rs. 115.87
    pay 127% more per ML of injection
  • APPAVISC 2%W/V INJECTION
    (3 ML injection in vial)
    Appasamy Ocular Device Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 16.67/ML of injection
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    Rs. 50
    save 35% more per ML of injection
  • VISCOMET KIT INJECTION
    (2 ML injection in vial)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 31.66/ML of injection
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    Rs. 63.33
    pay 24% more per ML of injection

Top Ophthalmologists

  • Dr. Sanjay Verma
    MBBS, MS
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    MBBS, MS, Fellowship
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  • Dr. Dheeraj Gupta
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  • Dr. Ajay Sharma
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  • Dr. Parul Sharma
    MBBS, MS, DNB, Fellowship
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Expert advice for VISCOMET

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 VISCOMET

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 04 January, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)