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Lavotears 0.5% Eye Drops

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By CALIX LIFE SCIENCES PVT LTD
10ml Eye Drop in Bottle

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Carboxymethylcellulose / Carmellose(0.5 %)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
OCCULAR LUBRICANT

Medical Description

Lavotears Eye Drop is used to provide temporary relief from irritation, burning and discomfort due to dryness of the eyes. It contains carboxymethylcellulose (carmellose) as its main component. It act...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Lavotears 0.5% Eye Drops

Lavotears Eye Drop is used for the temporary relief of burning, irritation and discomfort due to the dryness of the eyes.
contraindications

Contraindications of Lavotears 0.5% Eye Drops

If you are allergic to carboxymethylcellulose or any of the other ingredients of Lavotears Eye Drop.
sideEffects

Side effects of Lavotears 0.5% Eye Drops

  • Itching, irritation, redness, burning sensation in the eyes
  • Eye pain
  • Eye discharge
  • Visual disturbances
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Lavotears 0.5% Eye Drops

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I instil Lavotears Eye Drop during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Lavotears Eye Drop during 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I instil Lavotears Eye Drop while breastfeeding?
A:
Lavotears Eye Drop can be used while breastfeeding as this is meant for external application and the chances of its absorption are negligible.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have instilled Lavotears Eye Drop?
A:
You may experience visual disturbances like blurred vision and an inability to recognise objects properly after using Lavotears Eye Drop. Therefore, you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have instilled Lavotears Eye Drop?
A:
There is no information available on the interaction of this Lavotears Eye Drop with alcohol.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience irritation, pain, redness of the eyes and changes in vision occur or your condition worsens after using Lavotears Eye Drop, you may need to discontinue the treatment.
  • You use contact lenses regularly.
  • You are using any other eye medications.
  • To avoid contamination or possible eye injury, do not touch the tip to the bottle or vial to any surface and avoid contact with the eyes.
  • Discard open single-dose container after use.
  • If you accidentally ingest or swallow Lavotears Eye Drop, contact your doctor or visit the hospital immediately.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Lavotears 0.5% Eye Drops

How Does It Work?

  • Our eyes continuously produce tears and store them in a sac-like structure in the eyes. A decrease in the production of tears leads to drying of the eyes which can result in irritation, redness and it...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Lavotears 0.5% Eye Drops

  • Use Lavotears Eye Drop as advised by your doctor.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after using this medicine.
  • You should remove your contact lens before using Lavotears Eye Drop.
  • Use the exact number of drops recommended.
  • Check for the colour of the solution.
  • Avoid using it if has changed its colour or has become cloudy.
  • Avoid touching your eyes with the dropper and it must be kept clean.
  • Close your eyes for 2-3 minutes and do not blink or squeeze after its application.
  • Wipe any excess liquid from your face with a tissue.
interactions

Interactions of Lavotears 0.5% Eye Drops

Interactions with other medicines

Tell your doctor about any other medicines, supplements or OTC products you are taking. If you use another eye drops product concomitantly with Lavotears Eye Drop, keep a minimum gap of 15 minutes be...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Lavotears 0.5% Eye Drops

  • Store Lavotears Eye Drop at or below 25°C in a clean and dry place.
  • Keep this medicine away from children and pets.
  • You should not use these eye drops once its expiry date has passed and discard it properly.
  • Do not use this medicine if you notice the contents are of a different colour in any way or if particles are present.
dosage

Dosage of Lavotears 0.5% Eye Drops

Overdose

As Lavotears Eye Drop are meant for external application, cases of an overdose are unlikely. However, upon accidental ingestion, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • If you have missed using Lavotears Eye Drop instil the drops as soon as you remember, if the next instillation is more than 4 hours later.
  • If it is almost time for the next instillation, 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 instillation.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Lavotears Eye Drop?

A: Lavotears Eye Drop are used as a lubricant and in conditions causing dry eyes.

Q: Can I use Lavotears Eye Drop frequently?

A: Lavotears Eye Drop should be used only as frequently as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can Lavotears Eye Drop be used with contact lenses?

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

Q: Can Lavotears Eye Drop be used for the ears?

A: No, Lavotears Eye Drop is an eye drop and should only be used in the eyes.

Q: How to open Lavotears Eye Drop?

A: You should follow the instructions provided on the packing. Twist the nozzle in the direction shown and break the seal. Now tighten the nozzle again. Shake it well before using Lavotears Eye Drop.

Q: Can you use Lavotears Eye Drop at night?

A: Yes, you can use Lavotears Eye Drop at any time of the day. However, it is important to abide by your doctor’s prescription.

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ContainsCarboxymethylcellulose / Carmellose(0.5 %)
UsesDry eyes
Side effectsEye itching, irritation, burning
Last Updated on: 07 May 2021 | 03:39 PM (IST)
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