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Akwa Tears

Generic Name: Ocular Lubricant [OK-yoo-lar-LOO-bri-kant]
Brand Names Include: Advanced Eye Relief Dry Eye, Alcon Tears, Artelac Nighttime, Artificial Tears, Bion Tears,… Show the 92 brands.
The Class of Drugs: Ophthalmic Lubricants and Irrigations

What are Akwa Tears?

There are numerous kinds and brands of ocular lubricant available, and not all of them are included in this brochure. Akwa Tears are used by adults to alleviate irritation, burning, and discomfort resulting from dry eyes.

Akwa Tears can also be used to treat conditions not covered in this medication guide.

 Side Effects of Akwa Tears

See a doctor immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms that indicate an allergic reaction, like hives, trouble breathing, or swelling of your lips, face, and tongue.

Stop taking Akwa Tears and call your doctor if:

●      Extreme burning, Stinging, or eye irritations after taking the medication.

●      Eye Discomfort.

●      Vision shifts.

Adverse Effects:

●      Minor eye irritation or burning.

●      Irritation or eye redness.

●      Eye watery.

●      Blurred vision.

●      Sensitivity to light.

This isn't a complete list of all the side effects. Others could happen. Consult your physician for advice regarding medical effects. You can report any symptoms to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Warnings

You shouldn't use Akwa teardrops to prevent or treat eye infections.

Before You Take This Drug

It is best not to use Akwa Tears if you are allergic to them. This medicine cannot help or treat any eye infections.

Talk to a pharmacist or doctor to determine if it's safe to take Akwa Tears if you have any kind of eye infection within your eyes. Inform your doctor if you are nursing or pregnant.

How to Take Akwa Tears?

Follow the directions on the prescription label and review all medication guides and instructions. Follow the medication exactly as prescribed.

Wash your hands before using Akwa Tears. Do not take Akwa Tears and call your physician if your medicine appears cloudy or has changed color.

Do not touch the edge of your eyedropper or the ointment tube, or put it directly on your eyes. Contamination of the tip could affect your eye and cause severe vision issues.

Consult your doctor if symptoms don't improve or if symptoms become worse when you use Akwa Tears. Keep it at room temperature, free from heat and moisture.

 What Happens If I Miss a Dose?

Akwa Tears are applied when required. If you're following a regular dosing regimen, do not miss a dose. Avoid taking two doses at the same time.

What Happens If I Overdose?

A dose of ocular lubricant that is too high isn't likely to pose a risk. If someone has unintentionally eaten the drug, seek medical attention immediately or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

What Should be Avoided?

Akwa tears can result in blurred or blurred-out vision. Avoid driving and other hazardous activities until you are aware of the effects this medication can have on you.

Do not take any other eye medications unless your physician recommends them.

Interaction with other Drugs

The eye medicine will not be affected by any other medications you take. However, many medications can interact with each other. Inform your doctor about all of your current medications, such as prescription and over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, and herbs.

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