AQUA TEARS Ophthalmic Solution (Polyvinyl alcohol 1.4% + Polyvinyl povidone 0.6%)

Table of Content

Composition

Each ml contains Polyvinyl alcohol USP.........14.0 mg
Povidone IP................6.0 mg
Benzalkonium Chloride IF 0.1 mg (As a preservative)
Aqueous Vehicle q.s.

Dosage Form

Ophthalmic Solution

Pharmacology

Pharmacodynamics

Polyvinyl alcohol is a wetting agent and as such enables the formation of a tear film to relieve the symptoms of dry eye.

Pharmacokinetics

Not applicable.

Indications

Aqua tears can be used as an ocular lubricant to provide relief of burning and irritation caused due to dryness of the eye and may be used as a protectant against further irritation.

It may be used as a tear substitute in case of lacrimal secretion deficiency, dry eye syndrome or for any other condition requiring soothing, lubricating and moisturizing of the corneal tissues. Aqua tears can be used along with other topical eye application to soothe any irritating condition of the eye.

Dosage And Administration

Instill one to two drops in the affected eyes at frequency as per the physician's direction.

Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to any components of this medication.

Warnings And Precautions

To avoid contamination do not touch tip of container to any surface. Replace cap after using. If you experience eye pain, changes in vision, continued redness or irritation of the eye and if the condition worsens or persists for more than 72 hours, discontinue use and consult your physician. If solution changes color or becomes cloudy, do not use. Keep out of the reach of children. In case of accidental ingestion, seek professional assistance or consult your physician.

Overdosage

Not applicable.

Incompatibility

Not applicable.

Shelf-life

24 months

Storage And Handling Instructions

Store below 25°C in a dry place. Do not freeze.

Packaging Information

AQUA TEARS Eye drops : Sterile vial of 10 ml.