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Lubricant Eye Drops

Generic name: ocular lubricant [OK-yoo-lar-LOO-bri-kant]
Brand names: Advanced Eye Relief Dry Eye, Alcon Tears, Artelac Nighttime, Artificial Tears, Bion Tears,… show all 92 brands
Classification of drugs: ophthalmic lubricants and irrigations

What are Lubricant eye drops?

There are a variety of kinds and brands of ocular fluid available, but not all of them are included in this document.Lubricant Eye Drops are used by adults to alleviate irritation, burning, and discomfort caused by dry eyes.Lubricant eye drops could be used for other purposes not covered in this prescription guideline.

Side effects of Lubricant Eye Drops

Contact a medical professional immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms warning signs of an allergic response, like hives, trouble breathing, and swelling of your lips, face, and throat,

Take off the lubricant eye drops and contact your doctor if you suffer from:

  • Extreme burning, stinging, or eye irritation following the use of the medicine
  • Eye discomfort eye pain
  • Vision shifts.

Common side effects of lubricant eye drops can include:

  • Mild eye burning or irritation
  • The itching or the appearance of red eyes;
  • Eye watery;
  • Blurred vision
  • The sensitivity to light

This isn't an exhaustive overview of every side effect.Other side effects could be present. Contact your doctor to seek medical advice on the effects. You can report adverse reactions to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.


It is not recommended to use eye drops of lubricant to treat or prevent an eye infection.

Before you take this drug

It is not recommended to use eye drops that contain lubricant if you suffer from an allergic reaction to them. This medication will not cure or prevent eye infections.Talk to a pharmacist or doctor about whether it's safe to apply lubricant eye drops if you are suffering from any eye infection within your eye.Talk to your doctor if are breastfeeding or expecting.

How to take Lubricant Eye Drops?

Read all directions printed on the label of your prescription and read all the medication guidelines and instruction sheets. You must ensure that you take the drug exactly as directed.Cleanse your hands prior to using the lubricant eye drops.Do not apply lubricant eye drops. Contact your doctor if the medication appears cloudy or has changed colour.Don't touch the tip of your eyedropper ointment tube. Do not place it directly in the eye. A contamination of the tip could cause an eye infection, which could result in severe vision issues.Consult your doctor if symptoms don't improve or if symptoms get worse after using eye drops that contain lubricants.Make sure it is kept at room temperature, clear from moisture and heat.

What happens if I miss the dose?

Lubricant eye drops can be utilised when they are needed. If you're following a regimen for doses, make sure to not miss doses. Do not take two doses at the same time.

What happens if I overdose?

Ocular lubricant overdose is not likely to be a danger. Get medical attention immediately, or contact us for help at the Poison Help Line at 1-800-222-1222. If you have accidentally swallowed the medicine,

What should be avoided?

Lubricant eye drops could result in blurred or distorted vision. Avoid driving or engaging in hazardous activities until you understand what this medication will do to your vision.Do not use any other eye medication unless your doctor advises you to.

Interaction with other drug

The eye medicine is unlikely to be affected by any other medications you take. But there are many drugs that interact with each other. Discuss with your doctor the medicines you are currently taking, such as prescription and over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, and herbs.