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Aqualube Lubricant Eye Drop

Manufacturer: Ajanta Pharma Ltd
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: February 05, 2019

Aqualube Lubricant Eye Drop is used to cure dry, irritated eyes. It helps to keep the eye moist, protects it from infection and injury, and minimizes dry eyes symptoms such as itching, burning, and feeling as if something is in the eye.

When product is first used, vision may be temporarily blurred. Also, minor burning, stinging, irritation may temporarily occur. Once your eyes get used to this medicine, these side effects should disappear. Some serious side effects include eye pain, vision changes, This medicine may contain some active ingredients so inform your doctor if you are allergic to this medicine. Inform your doctor about you medical condition and all your allergic reactions to products, medicines and food substances. Do not take this medicine unless prescribed by the doctor.

Aqualube Lubricant Eye Drop is available in the form of eye drops, ointments and gels. Usually, drops can be used as often as required. Ointments are usually used 1 to 2 times a day, as needed. If using an ointment once a day, it may be best to use it at bedtime. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully about how to apply Aqualube Lubricant Eye Drop.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Aqualube Lubricant Eye Drop , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Carboxymethylcellulose, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Aqualube Lubricant Eye Drop is a derivative of cellulose, which is commonly used as sodium carboxymethyl cellulose. It is found in salts and is used increase the viscosity of certain food items. It is also found in certain eye drops.

Ques: What is Carboxymethylcellulose?

Ans: Carboxymethylcellulose is a lubricant which performs its action as similar to natural tears and provides temporary relief from burning and discomfort due to dryness of the eye. This medication is used to treat conditions such as Eye dryness and Prevention of irritation.

Ques: What is the use of Carboxymethylcellulose?

Ans: Carboxymethylcellulose is a lubricant, which is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions and symptoms of diseases like Eye dryness and Prevention of irritation. The patient should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using Carboxymethylcellulose to avoid undesirable effects.

Ques: What are the side effects of Carboxymethylcellulose?

Ans: Carboxymethylcellulose is a lubricant which has some commonly reported side effects. These side effects may or may not occur always and some of them are rare but severe. This is not a complete list and if you experience any of the below-mentioned side effects, contact your doctor immediately. Here are some side effects of Carboxymethylcellulose which are as follows: Visual disturbances, Eye irritation, and Eye pain. It is a list of possible side-effects which may occur due to the constituting ingredients of Carboxymethylcellulose.

Ques: Is Carboxymethylcellulose safe to use when pregnant?

Ans: Yes, Carboxymethylcellulose is safe to use during pregnancy. The patient should consult a doctor for its further uses and side effects and should inform the doctor about any ongoing medications and treatment before using to avoid undesirable effects. It is a prescribed medication.
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