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Refresh Tears 0.5% Bottle Of 10ml Eye Drops
Refresh Tears 0.5% Bottle Of 10ml Eye Drops
Refresh Tears 0.5% Bottle Of 10ml Eye Drops
Refresh Tears 0.5% Bottle Of 10ml Eye Drops
Refresh Tears 0.5% Bottle Of 10ml Eye Drops
Refresh Tears 0.5% Bottle Of 10ml Eye Drops

Refresh Tears 0.5% Bottle Of 10ml Eye Drops

By ALLERGAN INDIA PVT LTD
10ml Eye Drop in Bottle
134.96*
MRP 158.78
15% OFF
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Refresh Tears 0.5 %W/V Description

Refresh Tears eye drops are 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 carboxymethylcell

lose 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. Before using Refresh Tears, please discuss with your doctor if you have any other eye conditions.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹134.96
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ContainsCarboxymethylcellulose / Carmellose(0.5 %W/V)
UsesDryness of the eyes
Side effectsRedness, irritation, burning, itching, eye pain
TherapyOCCULAR LUBRICANT
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Uses of Refresh Tears 0.5 %W/V

Refresh Tears eye drops is used for the temporary relief of burning, irritation and discomfort due to the dryness of the eye

Contraindications of Refresh Tears 0.5 %W/V

If you are hypersensitive to carboxymethylcellulose or any of the other ingredients of Refresh Tears eye drops.

Side effects of Refresh Tears 0.5 %W/V

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

Precautions and Warnings of Refresh Tears 0.5 %W/V

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I instil Refresh Tears eye drops during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Refresh Tears eye drops 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

Q:
Can I instil Refresh Tears eye drops while breastfeeding?
A:
Refresh Tears eye drops can be used while breastfeeding if prescribed by the doctor as this is meant for external application and chances of its absorption are negligible.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have instilled Refresh Tears eye drops?
A:
You may experience visual disturbances like blurred vision after instilling the Refresh Tears eye drops. Therefore, you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have instilled Refresh Tears eye drops?
A:
There is no information available on the interaction of this Refresh Tears 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 Refresh Tears.
  • 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 eye.
  • Discard open single-dose container after use.
  • If you accidentally ingest or swallow this medicine, contact your doctor or visit the hospital immediately.

Mode of Action of Refresh Tears 0.5 %W/V

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 eyes which causes further irritation,...
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Directions for Use of Refresh Tears 0.5 %W/V

  • Use the Refresh Tears eye drops 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 Refresh Tears eye drops.
  • 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 it 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 Refresh Tears 0.5 %W/V

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 Refresh Tears, keep a minimum gap of 15 minutes between the application of two medicines.

Storage and disposal of Refresh Tears 0.5 %W/V

  • Store Refresh Tears eye drops at or below 25°C in a clean and dry place.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Refresh Tears 0.5 %W/V

Overdose

As Refresh Tears eye drops 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 Refresh Tears eye drops, 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

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Alok Nachane

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Refresh Tears eye drops be used with contact lenses?

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

Q: Can Refresh Tears be used for the ears?

A: No, Refresh Tears is an eye drop and should only be used in the eyes.

Q: How to open Refresh tears eye drops?

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 well before using Refresh Tears eye drops.

Q: Is Refresh Tears eye drops safe for babies?

A: The safety and efficacy of Refresh tears in babies and children have not been established. No information is available.

Q: What is the use of Refresh Tears eye drops?

A: Refresh Tears eye drops are used as a lubricant and in conditions causing dry eyes.

Q: Are Refresh Tears and Systane the same?

A: No, Refresh Tears contains Carboxymethylcellulose and Systane contains Propylene Glycol. Both these medicines are used for dry eyes. Your doctor will prescribe you one of these after accessing your condition. Do not self-medicate.

Q: Can I use Refresh Tears eye drops frequently?

A: Although Refresh Tears eye drops are safe for use, it should be used only as frequently as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can Refresh Tears eye drops cause cataracts?

A: There is no information suggesting the use of Refresh Tears can lead to cataract formation. Refresh tears are safe with a minimal side effect profile.

Q: Can you put Refresh tears at night?

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

Q: Do Refresh Tears have any effects on the heart?

A: Refresh Tears contain carboxymethylcellulose that does not get absorbed in your blood in significant concentration, to cause any systemic illness, including heart diseases.

Q: How often can Refresh tears be used?

A: Use Refresh tears 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: Can anyone use Refresh tears?

A: Yes, it can be used by everyone. It is not harmful. But it should be used after the doctor's advice only.

Q: How long can I use the Refresh tears after opening?

A: You must discard Refresh tears 90 days after opening it. Also, store it at 15°-30°C.

Q: What are Refresh tears used for?

A: Refresh tears is lubricating eye drop that provides immediate soothing relief for dry eyes. It is used for the temporary relief of burning, irritation, and discomfort due to dryness of the eye or exposure to wind or sun. It may also be used as a protectant against further irritation.

Q: How many times can we use Refresh Tears eye drops?

A: Refresh Tears eye drops can be used as often as required. However, it should be used only as frequently as prescribed by your doctor. Do not use it endlessly without consulting doctor.
Product Details
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REFRESH TEARS
Expires on or After
28/02/2024
Last Updated on: 16 May 2022 | 03:40 PM (IST)

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