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Celumac 0.5% W/V Eye Drop

Manufacturer: Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: January 17, 2019

Celumac 0.5% W/V Eye Drop is used to relieve dry, irritated eyes. It keeps the eye moist, protects it from infection and injury, and decreases 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.

Celumac 0.5% W/V 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 Celumac 0.5% W/V Eye Drop.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Ophthalmologist before using this medicine.

dry eye disease

In addition to its intended effect, Celumac 0.5% W/V Eye Drop may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.

Blurred vision

Eye irritation

Foreign body sensation in eyes

Increased production of tears

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.
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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.
Celumac 0.5% W/V 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.
Disclaimer: The information produced here is best of our knowledge and experience and we have tried our best to make it as accurate and up-to-date as possible, but we would like to request that it should not be treated as a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis or treatment.

Lybrate is a medium to provide our audience with the common information on medicines and does not guarantee its accuracy or exhaustiveness. Even if there is no mention of a warning for any drug or combination, it never means that we are claiming that the drug or combination is safe for consumption without any proper consultation with an expert.

Lybrate does not take responsibility for any aspect of medicines or treatments. If you have any doubts about your medication, we strongly recommend you to see a doctor immediately.

Popular Questions & Answers

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