On Tears

Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium Lubricant Eye Drops 0.5% w/v. For the temporary relief of burning, irritation, and discomfort due to the dryness of the eye, or due to exposure to wind, sun, etc.

Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium Lubricant Eye Drops 0.5% w/v may be used as a protectant against further irritation.

Trade Name:

OnTears

Composition :

Each ml contains: Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose IP 5 mg, Stabilized Oxychloro Complex 0.05 mg (As preservative), Aqueous buffered vehicle q.s.

Excipients:

Sodium chloride, Potassium chloride, Boric acid, Calcium chloride, Magnesium chloride, Sodium hydroxide, Water.

Dosage Form:

Eye Drops

Indications:

For the temporary relief of burning, irritation, and discomfort due to the dryness of the eye, or due to exposure to wind, sun, etc. Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium Lubricant Eye Drops 0.5% w/v may be used as a protectant against further irritation.

Dosage and Method of Administration:

Instill 1 to 2 drops in the affected eye(s) as needed.

Use in Special Populations:

  • Pregnant women
  • Safe use during pregnancy has not been established
  • Lactating women
  • Safe use during lactation has not been established

Contraindications:

Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients of the formulation.

Warnings and Precautions:

FOR EXTERNAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR INJECTION

If one experiences eye pain, changes in vision, continued redness or irritation of the eye, or if the condition worsens or persists for more than 72 hours, administration of Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium Lubricant Eye Drops 0.5% w/v should be discontinued and a physician should be consulted. If solution changes its colour or becomes cloudy, do not use. Keep out of reach of children.

Drug Interactions:

None known.

Undesirable Effects:

Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium Lubricant Eye Drops 0.5% w/v is well tolerated but occasionally stinging, burning, red eyes, or allergic reactions can occur after instillation.

In children when the semi-steadfast or steadfast spasm of accommodation is present, it is better to use atropine sulfate for cycloplegia.

Overdosage:

  • Acute overdosage with Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium Lubricant Eye Drops
  • 0.5% w/v eye drops has not been reported

Pharmacological Properties:

Pharmacodynamic properties Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium Lubricant Eye Drops 0.5% w/v is a lubricating formulation, provides immediate relief and long lasting protection against dryness and irritation for patients with dry eyes.

Incompatibilities:

None

Shelf-Life:

2 Years

Packaging Information:

15 ml sterile solution packed in plastic bottle with a plastic dispensing nozzle with plastic cap.

Storage and Handling Instructions:

  • Store in a cool place. Protect from light
  • Use this solution within one month after opening the vial

Common Causes of Dry Eye:

  • Environment factors such as excessive heat and wind
  • Computer use
  • Smoking
  • Prolonged contact lens use
  • Certain medications
  • Aging

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