Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about Lubrex Eye Drop
Lubrex Eye Drops contains Carboxymethylcellulose, which belongs to the group of medicines called Topical ophthalmic lubricants. It is used to treat dryness of the eye due to exposure to wind or sun and following a laser or cataract eye surgery. It is also used to protect the eyes from further irritation. The symptoms may include discomfort, irritation, burning and foreign body sensation in the eye etc.
In Treatment of Dry eyes
Normally your eyes produce enough natural tears to help them move easily and comfortably and to remove dust and other particles. If they do not produce enough tears, they can become dry, red, and painful. Dry eyes can be caused by wind, sun, heating, computer use, and some medications. Lubrex Eye Drop keeps your eyes lubricated and can relieve any dryness and pain. They will also help protect your eyes from injury and infection. This medicine is safe to use with few side effects. If you wear soft contact lenses, you should remove them before applying the drops.
Use the number of drops as advised by your doctor. Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering any other medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off the extra liquid.
Q. What is Lubrex Eye Drop used for?
Lubrex Eye Drop is a tear substitute. It is used as a lubricant for dry eyes. It is also used for the temporary relief of burning, irritation and/or discomfort due to dryness of eyes. Moreover, it is used to lubricate and re-wet soft and rigid gas permeable contact lenses. It is also indicated to relieve dryness, irritation, and discomfort that may be associated with lens wear.
Q. What are the side effects of Lubrex Eye Drop?
You may experience visual disturbances, eye discharge, and may notice medication residue while using this medicine. Some other side effects of this medicine include redness of the eye, eye irritation, burning and discomfort, eyelid swelling and itching of the eye.
Q. How should Lubrex Eye Drop be stored?
Store at or below 25°C and out of the reach of children. Do not touch the tip of the container to any surface and replace the cap after every use. Remember not to use the eye drops after the expiry date or after 30 days of opening it.
Q. How should Lubrex Eye Drop be used?
If you are using it for dry eyes, instil 1 or 2 drops in the affected eye(s) as needed. If you are using it to lubricate soft and rigid gas-permeable lenses, apply 1 to 2 drops to each eye with the lenses on as needed or as directed by your doctor. Blink several times after pouring the drops.
Q. Is Lubrex Eye Drop bad?
No, Lubrex Eye Drop is a safe medicine. It is meant for external use only and is not harmful. In some patients, Lubrex Eye Drop may cause eye irritation (burning and discomfort), eye pain, itchy eyes, visual disturbance. Immediately contact your doctor if any of these effects perists.
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