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    Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose

    Information about Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose

    Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose uses

    Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose is used in the treatment of dry eyes.

    How hydroxypropylmethylcellulose works

    Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose is an artificial tear and moistens the surface of the eye (including artificial eyes) in the same way as natural tears.

    Common side effects of hydroxypropylmethylcellulose

    Blurred vision, Eye pain, Eye irritation

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    Expert advice for Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose

    • Your doctor has prescribed Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose 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.

    Frequently asked questions for Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose

    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.

    Content on this page was last updated on 09 March, 2018, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)