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Hypromellose Eye Drops
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Hypromellose Eye Drops

Hypromellose Eye Drops is used to soothe sore and irritated eyes that can be caused by water, light, heat or cold, research, use of pcs and other medicines. This eye lubricant acts by keeping the eye moist and by protecting it from infection and injury.

How effective is Hypromellose eye drops?

Hypromellose Eye Drops is an effective product for relieving dry and irritated eyes. This product is registered in Ireland with the HPRA Drug Authority. This product works by soothing and lubricating the eyes to alleviate irritation and discomfort. The dosage varies according to the condition of the dryness. The active ingredient of this product (hypromellose) has been proven for use in ophthalmic applications. Such solutions have been patented as a semisynthetic alternative for tear-film.

Can I buy Hypromellose eye drops online?

Hypromellose eye drops are available as an over-the-counter product, or can be obtained with a doctor’s prescription. You can also book an appointment with a health expert at Click Pharmacy to discuss how to best use this product. It is sold online in plastic dropper bottles of 10ml and 15 ml content. If you purchase in bulk, your package will be sent to your doorstep for free by next day delivery.

What dose should I choose?

Hypromellose Eye Drops is available in 10ml and 15ml plastic dropper bottles. Your need for eye lubrication determines the extent of your application. For regular use, put 1 or 2 drops in your each of your eyes two to three times a day, or use according to your doctor’s directions. Children and adults can use this product, but ask your doctor to make sure that it is the right medication for your child.

How should I use Hypromellose eye drops?

Follow the directions for using this product on its package. If you need more information, call your pharmacist or doctor. If the solution is cloudy or has changed color, don’t use it. However, there are brands that look milky, but see to it that its color hasn’t changed. Check the label if you need to shake the product before use or not.

The drops may be used as often as you need to.

Wash your hands before applying the drops on your eyes. Steer clear of touching the dropper to avoid contamination. After every use, tightly close the cap. As you tilt your head to your back, look up and pull your lower eyelid down so that it assumes a pouch. Press the dropper until 1 or 2 drops fall in each of your eyes. Look downward and softly close your eyes for about 1 or 2 minutes. Position one finger at the corner area of your eye near your nose and press gently. 

If you need to use another eye medication, wait for a minimum of 5 minutes before using it. Eye drops should be used first before eye ointments so that the drops effectually enter the eyes.

Contact lenses are normally removed before applying eye lubricants. However, there are eye lubricants that contain polysorbates, and they can be used even with contact lenses on. Check for information on the package if you can wear contact lenses when applying the product. 

If your symptoms persist or become worse after 3 days, notify your doctor.

How does Hypromellose eye drops work?

Also known as artificial tears, Hypromellose Eye Drops work by mimicking natural tears. It moisturizes and lubricates the eyes in the same way that tears do. This product is effective for relieving dry eyes and eyes that feel sore, irritated or gritty. The eye drops provide extra hydration that helps soothe the eyes and prevent damage to the cornea. Made with a gentle formula, this product make the eyes feel hydrated and free from irritation. Hyperomellose Eye Drops is an unbranded product that is sold for a fraction of the price of its branded counterparts.

How long do I use Hypromellose eye drops for before I notice a difference?

This product is generally used 2 to 3 times a day (by applying 1 or 2 drops), as often as needed or according to your doctor’s directions. The eye drops work like natural tears that soothe and hydrate the eyes. Nonetheless, it is called “artificial tears” because it is artificially manufactured. It lubricates the eyes, thus it is also categorized as an eye lubricant.

What are the side effects of Hypromellose eye drops?

Blurred vision temporarily occurs upon the first use of this product. Other possible side effects are minor irritation, stinging and burning, but they are temporary. Notify your doctor immediately if these symptoms persist or worsen. 

Unlikely side effects of the eye drops include change in vision, eye pain and prolonged eye irritation or redness. Call your doctor promptly if you experience these symptoms. 

Serious allergic reaction to this product is rare, and if you experience it, call your doctor right away. Symptoms of allergy include swelling or itching of the face, tongue or throat, rash, breathing difficulty and severe dizziness.

Speak to your doctor or consult our specialists at Click Pharmacy should you require any further advice.

When shouldn’t I use Hypromellose eye drops?

Do not begin this treatment if you are allergic to this product or any of its ingredients. Inform your doctor or pharmacist about your hypersensitivity before using it.

Consult your doctor or pharmacist about any of your health problems prior to using this medication.

Immediately after use, this product causes temporary blurred vision. Do not drive, operate any machinery or do activities that require proper vision until you are sure that you can do them safely and accurately.

What is the difference between hypromellose eye drops and Lumecare/Soothe lubricant eye ointment?

Lumecare is one of the branded variants of Hypromellose Eye Drops. Its active ingredient is also hypromellose, but it is sold at a higher price.

Secondly, Soothe Lubricant Eye Ointment is an eye lubricant, too, but it is in ointment form. It is more ideal for nighttime relief of severe dry eyes.

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Content reviewed 06 April 2020, Last updated 06 April 2020

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