Generic Name : Hypromellose Pronunciation : hye-PROE-me-lose Therapeutic Classification : Eye Lubricants
International- Isopto Tears. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is an eye lubricant, prescribed for dryness and irritation caused by reduced tear flow. It produces a transparent, lubricating and moistening film on the surface of the eye. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
Adults and children—Use 1 drop three or four times a day. How it should be taken :
It comes as eye drops to instill into the affected eyes as directed by your physician. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of any allergy, children, elderly, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
* It may cause blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication. Side Effects :
Blurred vision, irritation and itching.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store it in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture and direct light.
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