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Genteal 0.3% Eye Drop

Genteal 0.3% Eye Drop

Manufacturer: Novartis India Ltd
Medicine composition: Hypromellose
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Genteal 0.3% Eye Drop is used to treat the symptoms of dry and/or irritated eyes. Common causes of this condition are windy conditions, excessive use of computers, excessive reading, sunny weather, heating or air conditioning, and certain medications. It functions as an eye lubricant, keeping your eyes moist. This helps to protect the eye from infections and probable injuries, and alleviates the symptoms of dry eye syndrome, such as itching, burning, or the feeling that there is something in your eye.

This medicine is available in the form of eye drops and ointments for topical application. While using this medicine, do as directed by your doctor. It may be best to use the ointment before you go to bed, while you can use the eye drops as many times as you require during the day. The adverse effects caused by this medicine are usually temporary, and include blurred vision, and a burning or stinging or an irritating sensation in the eyes. If these symptoms persist, immediately inform your doctor. Also consult your doctor if you develop redness in your eyes, or if the initial adverse effects appear to persist. This medicine may be harmful if swallowed. Keep it away from children.

dry eye disease
Is It safe with alcohol?
No interaction found
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Genteal 0.3% eye drop is safe to use during pregnancy.
Adequate and well-controlled human studies have shown low or no risk.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Genteal 0.3% eye drop is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
Patient should wait until the vision clears before driving or using machines.
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 Genteal 0.3% Eye Drop, and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?
If you miss a dose of Hypromellose, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.

Popular Questions & Answers

I am using specs for short distance sight and value of looking lens are -1.5. When there is cloud during day time, I feel heaviness while doing walk. I tested my eyes and doctor has prescribed Genteal Drop but no improvement. Please advise.

M.Optom, D.Opt
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I am using specs for short distance sight and value of looking lens are -1.5. When there is cloud during day time, I ...
-1.50 or +1.50. If your distance sight is normal, your reading glasses should be plus power. Continue with genteal eye drops and get your eye sight tested again. I think you need change of glasses.
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Tears rolls down from my eyes for last six months. I had consulted an ophthalmologist and he prescribed one eye drop Genteal eye drop which I applied for 2 months. There was so. E improvements but when I stopped taking the said drop, the same problem is recurring. I use progressive lens in my specs. Your valuable advice is solicited as regards proper treatment of the problem of my eyes.

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Tears rolls down from my eyes for last six months. I had consulted an ophthalmologist and he prescribed one eye drop ...
Your condition is reffered as dry eye syndrome. Do one thing get ANU TAILAM (AYURVEDIC MEDICINE) OR SHAD BINDU TAIL from ayurvedic store from an recogonised pharmacy not local get this oil luke warmed by heating it indirectly into warm water you have to use it as nasal adminstration 2 drops in each nostril. May sound strange but try it 8 out of 10 patients gets benifitted by this. This is described as nasya karam in ayurvedic texts.
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For last two weeks I have been feeling dryness in both my eyes. When I close my eyes, it becomes difficult to some extent to open the eyes. The eyes are felt heavy unlike in normal situation. Earlier, I had problems of tears in both eyes. I took eye drop "Genteal" on specialist's advice. That problem has mostly been solved. I have got eye drop "Refresh Tears" with me. Can it be taken now for my present problem? Your valuable advice is solicited. Thank you.

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For last two weeks I have been feeling dryness in both my eyes. When I close my eyes, it becomes difficult to some ex...
The problem seems to be of dry eye. Refresh tears are artificial year drops. May be used when needed. Best is to use kseerabala101 drops. Which you may buy from. Any ayurveda shops. Apply a drop of the medicated ghee on you finger tips and use it to massage around your eyes at bed time. Morning after waking up wash eye and face with Luke warm water. Do this regularly. From a month. Also you may use ophthacare eye drop which is ayurveda ,but available at all shops as it is a himalaya brand medicine, instead of refresh tears .u can use ophthacare 1 drop I each eye, whenever you feel irritation or dryness or burning like ,twice or thrice a day. Another thing you should remember to do is to frequently blink your eye. Because in dry eye people the blinking of eye is also usually less. So remind yourself to blink your eyes often.
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