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Lacrigel Tube Of 5gm Ophthalmic Solution
Lacrigel Tube Of 5gm Ophthalmic Solution
Lacrigel Tube Of 5gm Ophthalmic Solution
Lacrigel Tube Of 5gm Ophthalmic Solution
Lacrigel Tube Of 5gm Ophthalmic Solution

Lacrigel Tube Of 5gm Ophthalmic Solution

5g Ophthalmic Solution in Tube
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Lacrigel 2 % Description

Lacrigel Ophthalmic Solution is used as a lubricant for temporary relief from burning, irritation and discomfort due to dryness of the eye or due to exposure to wind or sun. It contains hydroxypropyl

methylcellulose also known as hypromellose as its active ingredient. It helps in restoring the natural moisture of your eyes using natural tears. Dryness in the eye can be due to various factors such as wind, sunlight, prolonged use of computers and staying in air-conditioned setups.


Product Summary

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ContainsHydroxypropylmethylcellulose(2.0 %)
UsesDryness of the eyes
Side effectsRedness, irritation, burning, itching, eye pain
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Uses of Lacrigel 2 %

Lacrigel Ophthalmic Solution is used for the temporary relief of burning, irritation and discomfort due to the dryness of the eye

Contraindications of Lacrigel 2 %

If you are allergic to hydroxypropyl methylcellulose or any of the other ingredients of Lacrigel Ophthalmic Solution.

Side effects of Lacrigel 2 %

  • Redness
  • Irritation
  • Burning
  • Eye pain
  • Visual disturbances

Precautions and Warnings of Lacrigel 2 %



Can I instil Lacrigel Ophthalmic Solution during pregnancy?
There is limited information about the effects of Lacrigel Ophthalmic Solution in human pregnancy. You should consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a child before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I instil Lacrigel Ophthalmic Solution while breastfeeding?
Lacrigel Ophthalmic Solution can be used while breastfeeding if prescribed by the doctor as this is meant for external application and chances of its absorption are negligible.


Can I drive if I have instilled Lacrigel Ophthalmic Solution?
You may experience visual disturbances like blurred vision after instilling the Lacrigel Ophthalmic Solution. Therefore, you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.


Can I consume alcohol if I have instilled Lacrigel Ophthalmic Solution?
There is no information available on the interaction of this Lacrigel with alcohol.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience irritation, pain, redness of the eye and changes in vision occur or your condition worsens, you may need to discontinue the treatment.
  • Contact lenses should be removed before each application and may be inserted after 15 minutes.
  • Concomitant eye medication should be administered 15 minutes before the installation of Lacrigel Ophthalmic Solution.
  • To avoid contamination or possible eye injury, do not touch the tip of the bottle or vial to any surface and avoid contact with the eye.
  • If you accidentally ingest or swallow this medicine, contact your doctor or visit the hospital immediately.

Mode of Action of Lacrigel 2 %

How Does It Work?

Our eyes continuously produce teras and store them in a sac-like structure in the eyes. When there is a decrease in the production of tears, it leads to drying of the eyes which causes further irritat...
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Directions for Use of Lacrigel 2 %

  • Use the Lacrigel Ophthalmic Solution as advised by your doctor.
  • Read the instructions on the label before usage.
  • Follow all the directions carefully and do not miss any doses.
  • Shake it well before use.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after using the eye drops.
  • You should remove your contact lens before using the Lacrigel Ophthalmic Solution.
  • Use the exact number of drops recommended.
  • After instilling the drops, close your eyes for 2 - 3 minutes and do not blink or squeeze.
  • Avoid touching your eyes with the dropper and they must be kept clean.
  • Wipe any excess liquid from your face with a tissue.
  • Check for the colour of the solution. Avoid using it if it has changed colour or has become cloudy.

Interactions of Lacrigel 2 %

Interactions with other medicines

  • Tell your doctor about any other medicine, supplement or OTC products you are taking.
  • If you use another eye drop product concomitantly with Lacrigel, keep a minimum gap of 15 minutes between the application of two medicines.

Storage and disposal of Lacrigel 2 %

  • Store Lacrigel Ophthalmic Solution at or below 25°C in a clean and dry place.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Lacrigel 2 %


As Lacrigel Ophthalmic Solution are meant for external application, cases of overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • If you have missed using Lacrigel Ophthalmic Solution, instil the drops as soon as you remember if the next installation is more than 4 hours later.
  • If it is almost time for the next installation, skip the missed dose and instil the drops at the time of the next dose as planned.
  • Do not overuse this medicine to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details


Dr. Alok Nachane

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can Lacrigel Ophthalmic Solution be used with contact lenses?

A: No, it is advisable to remove contact lenses and then instil the Lacrigel Ophthalmic Solution. You can use the lenses 15 mins after instilling the drops.

Q: Can Lacrigelbe used for the ears?

A: No, Lacrigel Ophthalmic Solution is an eye drop and should only be used in the eyes.
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Last Updated on: 09 Jun 2022 | 03:24 PM (IST)

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