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Lacrisert

Generic Name: Hydroxypropyl Cellulose (hye droks ee PROE pil SEL yoo lose)
Brand Name: Lacrisert
Easy-to-read patient leaflet for Lacrisert. Includes indications, proper use, special instructions, precautions, and possible side effects.
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Drug Information:
This medicine may interact with other drugs or health problems. Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take Lacrisert (hydroxypropyl cellulose) with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor. Use Lacrisert (hydroxypropyl cellulose) as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely. Learn more

Lacrisert Side Effects

Lacrisert Side Effects

Note: This document contains side effect information about ocular lubricant ophthalmic. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Lacrisert.

Applies to ocular lubricant ophthalmic: ophthalmic device

Along with its needed effects, ocular lubricant ophthalmic (the active ingredient contained in Lacrisert) may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Some side effects of ocular lubricant ophthalmic may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common

  • Blurred vision
  • eye redness or discomfort or other irritation not present before use of this medicine
  • increased sensitivity of eyes to light
  • matting or stickiness of eyelashes
  • swelling of eyelids
  • watering of eyes

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.

More about Lacrisert (ocular lubricant ophthalmic)

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  • Drug class: ophthalmic lubricants and irrigations
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Editorial References and Review

Medically reviewed by USARx EDITORIAL TEAM Last updated on 1/1/2020.

Source: Drugs.com Lacrisert (www.drugs.com/cdi/lacrisert.html).