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C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops

Manufactured byIntas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Description
C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops is known as artificial tears. It is used in the treatment of dry eyes (an eye condition that occurs when the eyes do not produce enough tears or when the tears evaporate too quickly). This medicine provides relief from symptoms such as burning, itching, irritation, or discomfort in your eyes. C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops may cause side effects such as eye pain, irritation, and vision disturbances. These symptoms usually subside on their own. However, consult your doctor if these symptoms stay for a long time or if they become severe. Avoid driving or operating machines if you experience these symptoms. C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops can be used when needed or as prescribed by your doctor. Consult your doctor if you use contact lenses. Inform your doctor if you develop an eye infection while using this medicine. C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops is not recommended for use if you are allergic to it. Inform your doctor if you are using any other eye drops to avoid undesired effects. C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops is safe for use in pregnancy or while breastfeeding.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops

Supereyez 0.3% Eye Drops
Cipla Ltd.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops

  • Eye pain and discomfort
  • Eye irritation
  • Visual disturbances

Uses of C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops

What is it prescribed for?

  • Dry eyes
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops can be seen immediately after administration.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The time for which C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops remains active in your body is not clinically known.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported with C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops is considered safe for use in pregnancy.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops is considered safe for use while breastfeeding.

Allergy

Avoid using C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops if you are allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms such as severe itching, redness, eye irritation, blurred vision, or sensitivity to light.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops is considered safe for use in pregnancy.

Breast-feeding

C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops is considered safe for use while breastfeeding.
General warnings

External use only

C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops should be used for external application only on your eyes.

Contamination

To avoid contamination, do not touch the tip of the container to any surface. Close the cap after using C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops. Appropriate precautions should be taken to prevent the contamination of the container.

Driving or operating machines

C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops may cause short-term blurring of vision, pain/irritation/discomfort in the eyes. If you experience such symptoms, avoid driving vehicles or operating machines.

Missed Dose

If your doctor has prescribed this medicine, instill the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

As C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops is for external use only, the chance of an overdose is unlikely. However, do not use more than the prescribed dose. Also, the internal consumption of this medicine should be avoided.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Use C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops as per the instructions present on the label. Wash your hands before and after use. Avoid touching the tip of the dropper against your eye or other surfaces. Close the cover of the bottle after administration to keep it clean and free from contamination. Do not wipe or rinse the dropper tip. Do not use C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops for more than 30 days after breaking the seal. Avoid using C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops if the solution is cloudy or the colour has changed.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops helps to keep your eyes moist. Thus, it provides relief from symptoms such as irritation, burning sensation, dryness, and discomfort of your eyes.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Approved

Classification

Category

Ophthalmic lubricants and irrigations

Schedule

OTC

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Information on this page was last updated on 25 Oct 2021

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