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Hypotears 1%/1% Eye Drop

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

Hypotears 1%/1% Eye Drop is mainly used to treat patients who suffer from dry eyes problem. It is a potent ophthalmic drug and is used as a stabilising agent for the eyes. It helps to lubricate the eyes and can often be used for the creation of artificial tears required for the improvement of dry eyes and for preparation of contact lens solutions. It may cause blurred vision, stinging or burning sensation of the eyes.

The dosage depends upon the medical history of the patient, health conditions and the response to the therapy.

The drug is contraindicated in patients who have suffered or are suffering from cardiac disorders, lungs or liver disorders or renal malfunctioning. Take proper medical help in case you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy any time soon or breastfeeding. You must also inform the doctor of any other prescription drugs that you may be taking, such as hormonal pills as oral contraceptives, or any dietary supplements as Hypotears 1%/1% Eye Drop may interact with the other drugs and cause a number of health complications. You must avoid alcohol consumption, smoking, tobacco or caffeine during the course of the treatment to avoid any further health complications. Even the slightest discomfort should be reported to the doctor immediately, in order to avoid complications.

  • Blurred Vision

  • Burning Sensation In Eye

  • Stinging Sensation

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Hypotears 1%/1% Eye Drop is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Hypotears 1%/1% Eye Drop is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • 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 Polyvinyl Alcohol (Including Pvp), skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Hypotears 1%/1% Eye Drop used in the treatment of dry eyes. It works by enhancing the persistence of tears. The exact mechanism of action of this medicine is not known.

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