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Richgel Tears Eye Drops 5ml

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5ml Eye Drop in Bottle
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Richgel Tears 1 % Description

Richgel Tears Eye Drop 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 helps in restoring the natural...
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ContainsCarboxymethyl Cellulose(1.0 %)
UsesDry eyes
Side effectsEye irritation, burning
ClassificationOCCULAR LUBRICANT
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Uses of Richgel Tears 1 %

Richgel Tears Eye Drop is used in providing temporary relief from burning, irritation and discomfort caused due to dryness of the eyes.

Contraindications of Richgel Tears 1 %

If you are allergic to carboxymethylcellulose or any of the other ingredients of Richgel Tears Eye Drop.

Side effects of Richgel Tears 1 %

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

Precautions and Warnings of Richgel Tears 1 %

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I instil Richgel Tears Eye Drop during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Richgel Tears Eye Drop during 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 Richgel Tears Eye Drop while breastfeeding?
A:
Richgel Tears Eye Drop can be used while breastfeeding as this is meant for external application and the chances of its absorption are negligible.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have instilled Richgel Tears Eye Drop?
A:
You may experience visual disturbances like blurred vision and an inability to recognise objects properly after using Richgel Tears Eye Drop. 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 Richgel Tears Eye Drop?
A:
There is no information available on the interaction of Richgel Tears Eye Drop with alcohol.

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, 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 Richgel Tears Eye Drop.
  • 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 Richgel Tears 1 %

How Does It Work?

  • Our eyes continuously produce tears 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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  • Carboxymethylcellulose present in Richgel Tears Eye Drop has a high viscosity which prevents the drainage of tears and increases its retention time in the eye. Thus, the tears that are formed are reta...
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Directions for Use of Richgel Tears 1 %

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

Interactions of Richgel Tears 1 %

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 Richgel Tears Eye Drop, keep a minimum gap of 15 minutes between the application of two medicines.

Storage and disposal of Richgel Tears 1 %

  • Store Richgel Tears Eye Drop at or below 25°C in a clean and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • You should not use it 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 of Richgel Tears 1 %

Overdose

As Richgel Tears Eye Drop is 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 Richgel Tears 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 application.

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: Can Richgel Tears Eye Drop be used with contact lenses?

A: No, you should remove contact lenses and then instil Richgel Tears Eye Drop. You can use the lenses 15 mins after instilling the drops.

Q: Can Richgel Tears Eye Drop be used for the ears?

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

Q: How to open Richgel Tears 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 Richgel Tears Eye Drop.

Q: Is Richgel Tears Eye Drop safe for babies?

A: The safety and efficacy of Richgel Tears Eye Drop in babies and children have not been established. No information is available.

Q: What is the use of Richgel Tears Eye Drop?

A: Richgel Tears Eye Drop is used as a lubricant and in conditions causing dry eyes.

Q: Can I use Richgel Tears Eye Drop frequently?

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

Q: Can Richgel Tears Eye Drop cause cataract?

A: There is no information suggesting the use of Richgel Tears Eye Drop can lead to cataract formation.
Product Details
Brand
RICHGEL TEARS
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
23/09/2022
Last Updated on: 07 May 2021 | 03:39 PM (IST)

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