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Genteal 0.3% Eye Drop

Manufacturer: Novartis India Ltd
Medicine composition: Hypromellose
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

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.

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

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.

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.
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