Aquafresh Liquigel
Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium 1%
 Aquafresh Liquigel

Each ml Aquafresh Liquigel sterile eye gel drops contains: Active Substance: Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium USP 10 mg.Preservative: Purite 0.0075%

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Pharmacology/Description

Aquafresh Liquigel is a sterile eye gel drops containing Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium for topical administration to the eyes for ocular lubrication.


Clinical Pharmacology
Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium is an ocular lubricant, contributing to an alleviation of subjected symptoms seen in moderate to severe dry eye syndromes (DES) and long lasting protection against dryness and irritation of the affected eyes. Aquafresh Liquigel is a lubricating formulation similar to normal tears. The mild & non-sensitising preservative used which ultimately changes into components of natural tears. The pharmacological effect of the active substance, Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium is not receptor-mediated, but is due to its property as viscosity enhancer resulting in increasing the retention time of this eye drop.

Indications

Aquafresh Liquigel are for extra strength, temporary relief of burning, irritation & discomfort due to dry eye or exposure to wind, dust, sun etc. Aquafresh Liquigel may also be used to protect eyes from further irritation.

Dosage And Administration

Instill 1-2 drops in the affected eyes 4 times daily or as needed.

Contraindications

Aquafresh Liquigel are contraindicated in patients with previously demonstrated hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients in the formulation.

Drug Interactions

If several medicines are to be administered to the eye, there should be an interval of at least 5 minutes between each application.

Precautions

Remove contact lenses before using this drug. Do not use if this solution changes color & becomes cloudy. Don't touch tip of container to any surface to avoid contamination and replace cap after each use.


Use in Pregnancy and Lactation
Safe use during pregnancy and lactation has not been established. If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask your doctor before use.

Over Dosage

Not likely.

Pharmaceutical Precautions

Store at room temperature in a cool and dry place. It is desirable that the contents should not be used more than one month after first opening of the bottle.

Commercial Pack

10 or 15 ml sterile eye gel drops in a plastic dropper bottle.