FAQs ABOUT VISCOMET INJECTION
Q: Who should avoid receiving VISCOMET INJECTION?
A: Do not receive VISCOMET INJECTION if you are allergic to hydroxypropyl methylcellulose/hypromellose or any other ingredients of this medicine. Consult your doctor before receiving it.
Q: How does VISCOMET INJECTION work?
A: VISCOMET INJECTION helps in aiding ophthalmic procedures where hydroxypropyl methylcellulose is a hydrophilic polymer that works by crosslinking on the eye surface, thereby increasing the tear clearance time and promoting the eye lubrication.
Q: What is the method of receiving VISCOMET INJECTION?
A: VISCOMET INJECTION will be given to you only by a doctor or a nurse into the anterior chamber of the eye. It is for ophthalmic use only. Enough of this medicine is slowly introduced into the anterior chamber using a cannula. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
Q: Is VISCOMET INJECTION safe to use in pregnant and breastfeeding women?
A: VISCOMET INJECTION should be used with caution if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Consult your doctor before receiving such medicine to prevent any harm to mother and/or baby.
Q: What are the common side effects of receiving VISCOMET INJECTION?
A: The common side effects associated with the use of VISCOMET INJECTION are blurred vision, eye pain and eye irritation. Consult your doctor if any of the side effect worsens.