Hydroxypropyl Methyl Cellulose Pharmacology
Hydroxypropyl Methyl Cellulose
The surface active properties of the Hydroxy Propyl methyl cellulose (vehicles) found in artificial tears solutions act to stabilize the tear film and increase tear viscosity to prevent tear evaporation and retard tear drainage. The vehicles found in bland lubricant artificial tear ointments also enhance the tear film and additionally have a prolonged duration of action in the eye versus artificial tear solutions.
It is used to relieve dryness and irritation caused by reduced tear flow. It helps prevent damage to the eye in certain eye diseases. Hydroxy Propyl methylcellulose may also be used to moisten hard contact lenses and artificial eyes. In addition, it may be used in certain eye examinations
2.Stickiness of eyelashes
4.Redness of eyes
2.Changes in vision
3.Continued redness or irritation of the eye
4.Excessive tearing or if symptoms continue for more than 3 days or become worse consult doctor.
NEONATES: may be used
2.Intraocular lens implantation
3.Diagnostic aid in Gonioscopy
5.Diagnostic aid in contact lens procedures
7.Lubricant in ophthalmic preparations
8.Protectant in ophthalmic preparations
9.Moistening of daily wear soft lenses
For dry eyes:
Adults and children-Instill 1 drop 3 -4 times a day. Dose is depending on the patient`s response
Home Delivery for Hydroxypropyl Methyl Cellulose in Your City
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Hydroxypropyl Methyl Cellulose is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose might be better known than hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose.