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C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops

Manufactured byIntas Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Description

C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops is a lubricating agent used for the relief of burning, itching, the discomfort of eyes caused due to dryness or exposure to the sun or the wind.

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

  • Visual disturbances
  • Eye discomfort
  • Eye pain
  • Burning and stinging of eye

Uses of C-Nac 0.3% Eye Drops

What is it prescribed for?

  • Eye dryness
  • Eye irritation
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be seen immediately after administration.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • 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.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is considered safe for use by pregnant women. However, it must be used only when necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks. This medicine should be used only after consulting your doctor.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is considered safe for use by breastfeeding women. However, it must be used only when necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks. This medicine should be used only after consulting your doctor.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a history of allergy to carboxymethyl cellulose or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is considered safe for use by pregnant women. However, it must be used only when necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks. This medicine should be used only after consulting your doctor.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is considered safe for use by breastfeeding women. However, it must be used only when necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks. This medicine should be used only after consulting your doctor.
General warnings

External use

This medicine should be used for external applications alone (only eyes). Internal consumption can lead to harmful side effects.

Contamination of container

Do not touch the tip of the container with any surface. The cap should be tightly closed post use. Appropriate precautions should be taken to prevent the contamination of the container.

Blurring of vision

This medicine can cause temporary blurring of vision and hence you should refrain from driving or using heavy machinery immediately after applying it.

Missed Dose

Administer the missed dose as soon as you remember. Do not administer in large quantities to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Since this medicine is for external use only, the chance of an overdose is highly unlikely. However, 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.
This medicine should be used with caution following all the instructions present on the label. Wash your hands before use and take suitable precautionary measures to prevent contamination of the container.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine acts by providing temporary lubrication to the eyes.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Ophthalmic lubricants and irrigations

Schedule

OTC

Carboxymethylcellulose Ophthalmic Solution 0.5% - Sentiss Pharma Pvt. Ltd. [Internet]. Sentiss Pharma Pvt. Ltd. 2020 [cited 2 April 2020]. Available from:

https://sentisspharma.com/carboxymethylcellulose-ophthalmic-solution-0-5/

Carboxymethylcellulose - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2020 [cited 2 April 2020]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB11059

DailyMed - Refresh Tears Lubricant - carboxymethylcellulose sodium solution/ drops [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 2 April 2020]. Available from:

https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=3b94f67c-d675-4e16-846a-3ca39b0405e0

[Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2020 [cited 2 April 2020]. Available from:

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.265.pdf
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Information on this page was last updated on 7 Jul 2020

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