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VISCOTRUST 2% PREFILLED SYRINGE

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MRP: Rs. 115.50 for 1 packet(s) (2 ML prefilled syringe each)
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Composition for VISCOTRUST

Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose(2%)

food interaction for VISCOTRUST

alcohol interaction for VISCOTRUST

pregnancy interaction for VISCOTRUST

lactation interaction for VISCOTRUST

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Viscotrust 2% prefilled syringe 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 VISCOTRUST

Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose(2%)

Uses

Viscotrust 2% prefilled syringe is used in the treatment of dry eye.

How it works

Viscotrust 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 VISCOTRUST

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    Rs. 80/ML of prefilled syringe
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    pay 39% more per ML of prefilled syringe
  • VISCOMAC 2% PREFILLED SYRINGE
    (2 ML prefilled syringe in packet)
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    Rs. 73.02/ML of prefilled syringe
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    pay 26% more per ML of prefilled syringe
  • HYMELOSE 2% PREFILLED SYRINGE
    (2 ML prefilled syringe in packet)
    Klar Sehen Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 61.47/ML of prefilled syringe
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    Rs. 122.93
    pay 6% more per ML of prefilled syringe
  • V SKO 2% PREFILLED SYRINGE
    (2 ML prefilled syringe in packet)
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    Rs. 57.50/ML of prefilled syringe
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Expert advice for VISCOTRUST

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 VISCOTRUST

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