Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) (Hypromellose) Eye Drops & Ophthalmic Gel 0.3%
Hypromellose eye drops are also known as ‘artificial tears’. They are used to relieve eye dryness and soreness.
Class – Protectant, Artificial tears or Lubricant
Brand – Ara
Gel – Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (0.3% w/w), Sodium Perborate (0.028% w/w)
Eye Drops – Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (0.3% w/v), Stabilised Oxychloro Complex (0.005% w/v) – As preservative & Buffered Vehicle (qs)
Mechanism Of Action
Promotes corneal wetting by stabilizing and thickening the precorneal tear film and prolonging the tear film breakup time, which is usually shortened in dry eye conditions. Also acts to lubricate and protect the eye.
Dosage – Eye drop – SID (6 Times)
Gel – BD ( 2 Times) during taking rest
Use – used in lubricating extreme dryness of eyes.
Contraindicated – Safe to use