Lacrimos 0.5% Eye Drops

Manufacturer: Lupin Ltd
Medicine composition: Carboxymethyl Cellulose
Prescription vs OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Lacrimos 0.5% Eye Drops is used to treat dry eyes. It relieves irritation and discomfort caused by the dryness in the eyes. It is advised to used this drug as per the direction of the doctor. The side effects of this drug include itching in eyes, dryness in eyes, stinging in the eyes, etc. People with liver or kidney problems may need lower doses.

Some medicines may interact with the action of this medication. Hence, tell your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, especially any anticoagulants, hydantoins, sulfonylureas or medicines that may decrease your bone marrow.

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

This drug can be used in below-mentioned condition:

  • Eye Disorder

Some of the side effects caused by this drug are:

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The duration of action is subject to vary depending on time and manner of application.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this medicine can be seen immediately after application.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medicine can be used by pregnant women.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine can be used by breastfeeding women.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Lacrimos 0.5% Eye Drops , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Do not apply in large quantities to make for the missed dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.
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This medication is an ophthalmic lubricant and provides lubrication and protection to the eyes.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Alcohol


    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Food


    Information not available.

Ques: what is carboxymethylcellulose?

Ans: It is used to provide relief from burning and discomfort due to dryness of the eye.

Ques: How long do I need to use Lacrimos 0.5% Eye Drops before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 day to 1 week. Please consult your doctor for the time period you need to use this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Lacrimos 0.5% Eye Drops?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Lacrimos 0.5% Eye Drops empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Lacrimos 0.5% Eye Drops?

Ans: It should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
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About Lacrimos 0.5% Eye Drops
What are the uses of Lacrimos 0.5% Eye Drops
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What are the substitutes for Lacrimos 0.5% Eye Drops ?
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