Aqualube Eye Drops 10 Ml
Carboxymethylcellulose Carboxymethylcellulose eye drops are artificial eye drops used to treat dry eye symptoms. It acts as a lubricant and provides temporary relief from soreness, burning sensation, irritation, and discomfort due to dryness when exposed to sun or the wind. It also acts as a protectant against further irritation. Glycerin Glycerin is a moisturizing agent which is used to treat dry skin related conditions. It prevents the formation of scales, roughness, itching or burning sensation or rashes associated with dryness.
How does the drug work ?
Carboxymethylcellulose Carboxymethylcellulose eye drops belongs to a class of medicines known as eye lubricants or artificial tears. They act by wetting and lubricating the surface of the eye. These eye drops have thick consistency because of which they are retained for longer duration in the eye providing relief. Glycerin Glycerin lubricates the skin and improves the smoothness. It acts by binding water to the skin and preventing water loss from the skin.
What are the common side effects ?Carboxymethylcellulose The common side effects of carboxymethylcellulose eye drops include blurred vision, allergic reaction, eye irritation, eye discharge, eye itching, eye pain, foreign body sensation in eyes, eye redness, increased production of tears, and visual impairment. Glycerin Glycerin is safe and produces no side effects when used as directed. In some cases, it may cause warmth, redness, irritation and stinging in the applied area.
Important Information for Safe Use:
• Inform the doctor if there is any sign of inflammation, swelling, redness or itching of the eyes.
• Individuals using more than one eye drops should use them at least 15 minutes before applying Aqualube eye drops.
• Do not apply the eye drops on the contact lenses. Take them off and re-insert them by maintaining a time gap of 15 minutes.
• While applying Aqualube eye drops, do not touch the tip of the container as it results in contamination of the eye preparation.
• Pregnant and breastfeeding women should inform the doctor before using Aqualube eye preparation.
1. Is it safe to use carboxymethylcellulose eye drops along with other eye drops for glaucoma? Eye drops for glaucoma should be used 15 minutes before using carboxymethylcellulose eye drops.
2. I am experiencing mild blurred vision after installing carboxymethylcellulose eye drops do I need to consult the doctor? The mild blurred vision for few minutes is common with the carboxymethylcellulose eye drops. If the blurredness worsens or persists for more than 72 hours consult the doctor.
3. Is carboxymethylcellulose safe? Yes, when taken in the prescribed dose and duration it is safe.
4. Can carboxymethylcellulose sodium drops also be used to relieve nasal irritation? No. Carboxymethylcellulose sodium drops are intended for eyes only. They are meant for external use only.
5. Does long-term use of eye drops cause eye infection? Improper use of the eye drops lead to contamination of the bottle thereby causing infection. To avoid contamination, replace cap after using and do not touch the tip of container to any surface. Glycerin
1. How to apply the glycerin cream? Apply the cream two to three times in a day, in the form of a thin layer on the affected area.
2. How to protect the skin from sunburn while using glycerin? Avoid exposure to the sun while using glycerin. You may wear protective clothing and use a sunscreen before going outdoors. Do not use tanning beds.
3. What if I forget to apply the glycerin cream? In case you forget to apply the cream, apply it as soon as you remember. Do not use more than what is directed for use.
4. How to store the glycerin? Store the glycerin in the original container, away from flame or heat. Keep it away from the reach of children. Check the label for further storage instructions.
5. Can I use glycerin for cracked heels? Yes. Glycerin effectively treats cracked heels by moisturizing the skin.