OPTIMOIST Ophthalmic Gel 10gm

Dry Eye Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL contains Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose which belongs to the group of medicines called Demulcents. It is used to alleviate dry eye conditions by substituting tear fluid in affected individuals. It is also used to provide temporary relief from burning irritation from dryness of eye.

OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL is not recommended for use in patients allergic to Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose. It is also not recommended for use if you are undergoing any surgery. Before administering OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL, inform your doctor if you wear contact lenses.

OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL should be used with caution in pregnant and breastfeeding women. It should be used with caution in children and elderly patients. Consult your doctor before using.

The most common side effects of administering OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL are eye irritation/redness, itchy eyes, blurred vision, and/or eye pain. Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms worsens.

USES OF OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL

  • Alleviates dry eye conditions
  • Provides temporary relief from burning sensation due to dryness of eye

HOW OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL WORKS

OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL is a hydrophilic polymer which works by crosslinking on the eye surface resulting in increased tear clearance time and promoting eye lubrication thus providing relief from symptoms associated with eye dryness in affected individuals.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Use OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL as advised by your physician. It is for ophthalmic use only. Place the recommended number of gel drops inside the lower eyelid by squeezing the container. Do not use this product if its colour changes or becomes cloudy. do not touch the container tip to avoid any contamination. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL

COMMON

  • eye irritation/redness
  • blurred vision
  • itchy eye
  • eye pain

RARE

Stop administering OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL and contact your doctor if you experience any of the following side effects:   

  • eye pain
  • altered vision
  • persistent redness/irritation in eyes

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL should be used with caution during pregnancy. Consult your doctor before administering the medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL should be used with caution in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before administering the medicine.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate machines if you experience blurred vision after using OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL.

ALLERGY

Do not administer OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL if you are allergic to Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, and/or any other ingredients of this medicine. Consult your doctor before administering the medicine.  

OTHERS

OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL is not recommended for use if you:

  • are undergoing any surgery

Before administering OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL, inform your doctor if you:

  • wear contact lenses

Use in Paediatrics:

OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL should be used with caution in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years) since there is insufficient information of its use in children.  Consult your doctor before administering the medicine.

Use in Geriatrics:

OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL should be used with caution in elderly patients. Consult your doctor before administering the medicine.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug Interactions:

Before administering OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL, inform your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines including prescription, non-prescription medicines, and/or herbal supplements.

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally administers excess quantity of OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL, then consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital to manage overdose symptoms.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose
Pharmacological Category :   Demulcents
Therapeutic Indication :   Dry eyes and its associated symptoms          
Dosage Forms :   Eye gel, Gel, Ophthalmic Gel, Eye Drops, Ophthalmic Solution

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL

Q. What is OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL used for?

A. OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL is used to substitute tear fluid in dry eye conditions which also helps to provide temporary relief from burning irritation due to dryness of eye in affected individuals.

Q.What are the common side effects of administering GBNKEYWORD]?

A. The most common side effects of administering OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL are eye irritation/redness, itchy eyes, blurred vision, and/or eye pain. Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms worsens.

Q. Who should avoid using OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL?

A. OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL is not recommended for use in patients allergic to Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose which is also advised not to be used by patients undergoing any surgery.

Q. Is it safe to drive after administering OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL?

A. No, it is not safe since OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL may cause blurred vision which affect the patient’s ability to drive/operate any machines.

Q. How OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL works?

A. OPTIMOIST OPHTHALMIC GEL is a hydrophilic polymer which works by crosslinking on the eye surface resulting in increased tear clearance time and promoting eye lubrication thus providing relief from symptoms associated with eye dryness in affected individuals.

REFERENCES

1. J. Larry Jameson, Anthony S. Fauci, Dennis L. Kasper, Stephen L. Hauser, Dan L. Longo, Joseph Loscalzo. The Spondyloarthritides. Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine. Twentieth edition. 2018. Page – 2562.

2. Joseph Tauber. Efficacy, tolerability and comfort of a 0.3% hypromellose gel ophthalmic lubricant in the treatment of patients with moderate to severe dry eye syndrome. NIH National Library of Medicine. National Centre for Biotechnology Information. PubMed.gov. November 2007. [Accessed on 24th November 2022] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17868503/

3. Alcon Laboratories, Inc. SYSTANE - hypromellose gel. Dailymed. [Revised in March 2021] [Accessed on 24th November 2022] https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=5f74b161-ae41-d0e2-6ed9-8deca55d2c0f

4. Vee Remedies. Rotolub Eye Gel. [Accessed on 24th November 2022] https://www.veeremedies.com/product/rotolub-eye-gel/

5. Sunways India Pvt Ltd. Ara Sterile Lubricating Eye Gel. [Accessed on 24th November 2022] http://www.sunways.com/Products/SunwaysProducts/Ara-Eye-Gel.html

6. Arlak Biotech Pvt. Nayasol.  [Accessed on 24th November 2022] https://www.nayanvision.com/product/hydroxypropyl-methyl-cellulose-wv-eye-drop

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Schirmer Test
  • Phenol Red Thread Test

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OPTIMOIST Ophthalmic Gel 10gm

OPTIMOIST Ophthalmic Gel 10gm Mkt: Neomedix Healthcare India Pvt Ltd

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