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Glytears Eye Drop

Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Medicine composition: Carboxy Methyl Cellulose
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: May 25, 2019

Glytears 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.

Glytears 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 Glytears Eye Drop.

  • dry eye disease

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medication is extremely unsafe to be used during pregnancy. Studies carried out on humans and animals have shown significant adverse effects on the fetus. Doctor consultation is recommended in such cases.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    The medication should not be consumed by breastfeeding mothers as there is a higher risk of side-effects on the infant. You are suggested to consult your doctor to discuss the potential benefits and risks before taking this medication.
  • 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 Glytears 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.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    In case of overdose, consult your doctor.

Glytears 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 Glytears Eye Drop?

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 Glytears Eye Drop?

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 Glytears Eye Drop to avoid undesirable effects.

Ques: What are the side effects of Glytears Eye Drop?

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 Glytears Eye Drop.

Ques: Is Glytears Eye Drop safe to use when pregnant?

Ans: Yes, Glytears Eye Drop 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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