Optive eye drops contain carboxymethylcellulose as an active ingredient and is used as a lubricant for relief from burning, irritation and discomfort due to dryness in the eye or due to exposure to wind or sun. It helps in re-establishing the moisture of the eyes using natural tears. Dryness of the eye is due to various factors like wind, sunlight, continuous use of computers and staying in air-conditioned setups. Before using Optive eye drops, discuss with the doctor if you have other eye conditions....
Q: Can I use Optive eye drop with contact lenses?
A: No, it is advisable to remove contact lenses and then instil the medicine. Wear the lenses after 15 mins.
Q: Can I use the medicine for the ears?
A: No, it is an eye drop and must be used for the eyes.
Q: How to open Optive eye drops?
A: Read the instructions provided on the packaging. Twist the nozzle and break the seal. Tight the nozzle again. Shake well before use.
Q: Is Optive eye drops safe for babies?
A: The safety and efficacy of the medicine on babies and children have not been established. No information is available.
Q: Uses of Optive eye drop?
A: Optive eye drop is used as a lubricant and in conditions causing dry eyes.
Q: Can I use Optive eye drops frequently?
A: Optive eye drops must be used as prescribed by the doctor.
Q: Can Optive eye drops cause cataract?
A: No information suggesting the use of the medicine leads to cataract formation. It is safe with a minimal side effect profile.
Q: How many times can I use Optive eye drops?
A: Optive eye drops should usually be used as required. Optive eye drop should be used for the exact duration and in the dose prescribed by the doctor. Ideally, it should not be used more than 4 times a day.
Q: Optive eye drop vs Refresh tears, which is better?
A: Both the eye drops have the same active ingredients. However, the doctor will prescribe you the medicine based on medical history. It is advisable to use the recommended brand only.