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    What is Tear?

    Tear Drops is used for Dry eyes, Discomfort and other conditions. Tear Drops may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
    Tear Drops contains Carboxy Methylcellulose as an active ingredient.
    Tear Drops works by wetting and lubricating the eye surface.
    Milmet Sun Pharma manufactures Tear Drops.
    Detailed information related to Tear Drops's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.

    Tear Drops Uses

    Tear Drops is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
    • Dry eyes
    • Discomfort
    • Tear Drops may also be used for purposes not listed here.
    References: 1
    Learn more: Uses

    Tear Drops - Composition and Active Ingredients

    Tear Drops is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
    Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

    Tear Drops - Side-effects

    The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Tear Drops. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
    • Crusty substance from eyes specially in the night that makes you feel your eyes have been glued when you wake up in the morning
    • Blurring of vision
    • Disturbance in vision
    • Release of sticky
    • Itching in eyes
    • Redness in eyes
    • Eye irritation
    • Eye pain
    • Increased in tear production
    • Severe allergic reaction
    • Tear Drops may also cause side-effects not listed here.
    If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
    Learn more: Side-effects

    Tear Drops Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

    Tear Drops improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
    References: 1

    Tear Drops - Precautions & How to Use

    Before using Tear Drops, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
    References: 1, 1

    Tear Drops - Drug Interactions

    Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for this information.

    Tear Drops - Contraindications

    Hypersensitivity to Tear Drops is a contraindication. In addition, Tear Drops should not be used if you have the following conditions:
    Learn more: Contraindications

    Tear Drops - Frequently asked Questions

    • Is Tear Drops safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
      References: 1
    • Is Tear Drops safe while breastfeeding?
      References: 1
    • Can Tear Drops be used for dry eyes and discomfort?
      Yes, dry eyes and discomfort are among the most common reported uses for Tear Drops. Please do not use Tear Drops for dry eyes and discomfort without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Tear Drops.
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
      If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Tear Drops medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Tear Drops. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
    • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
      Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
    • Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
      Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

    Other important Information on Tear Drops

    Missing a dose

    In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.
    References: 2, 3, 4, 5

    Overdosage of Tear Drops

    • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Tear Drops, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
    • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
    • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.
    References: 6, 7, 8

    Storage of Tear Drops

    • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
    • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Tear Drops.
    References: 9, 10, 11, 12

    Expired Tear Drops

    • Taking a single dose of expired Tear Drops is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.
    References: 13, 14

    Dosage Information

    Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to product package.

    Tear Drops - Packages and Strengths

    Tear Drops is available in the following packages and strengths
    Tear Drops - Packages: 5 ml, 10 ml, 10ML Eye Drops
    Tear Drops - Strengths: Eye 5ML, Eye 10ML, 0.005%

    Tear Drops - Manufacturers

    The medicine is manufactured by the following companies


    1. DailyMed LABEL: CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE SODIUM - Accessed: October 12, 2016. (Accessed on 10/26/16)
    2. - Accessed: July 14, 2016.
    3. - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
    4. Cancer.Net (2014). - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
    5. Schachter, S.C., Shafer, P. O. &; Sirven, J.I. (2013). - Accessed: May 28, 2016.
    6. National Institute of Drug Abuse (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
    7. eMedicinehealth (2016). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
    8. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010). - Accessed: July 21, 2016.
    9. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. December 12, 2011. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
    10. The Center for Improving Medication Management and the National Council on Patient Information and Education. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
    11. U.S. Food and Drug Administration. December 24, 2013. - Accessed: June 10, 2016.
    12. World Health Organization: - Accessed: July 1, 2016.
    13. Lyon, R. C., Taylor, J. S., Porter, D. A., et al. (2006) Stability profiles of drug products extended beyond labeled expiration dates. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences; 95:1549-60 - Accessed: July 3, 2016.
    14. Harvard Medical School (2016). - Accessed: May 1, 2016.

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