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Lacrisol

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Lacrisol uses

Lacrisol consists of Polyvinyl Alcohol, Povidone-Iodine.

Polyvinyl Alcohol:



Drug Facts

Active ingredients

Lacrisol (Polyvinyl Alcohol) alcohol 0.5%

Povidone 0.6%

Purpose

Lubricant

Active ingredient

Tetrahydrozoline hydrochloride 0.05%

Purpose

Redness Reliever

Uses

  • For the temporary relief of burning & irritation due to the dryness of the eye.

  • For use as a protectant against further irritation or to relieve dryness of the eye.

  • Relieves redness of the eye due to minor eye irritations.

Warnings

For external use only.

Do not use if

solution changes color or becomes cloudy.

Ask a doctor before use if you have

narrow angle glaucoma.

When using this product:

  • To avoid contamination, do not touch tip to any surface.

  • Replace cap after using.

  • Overuse may produce increased redness of the eye.

  • Pupils may become enlarged temporarily.

Stop use & ask a doctor if:

  • you experience eye pain

  • you experience changes in vision

  • you experience continued redness or irritation of the eye

  • the condition worsens

  • symptoms last for more than 72 hours

Keep out of reach of children.

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) right away.

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Directions

Instill 1 to 2 drops in the affected eye(s) up to four times daily.

Other information

  • Store at room temperature.

  • Remove contact lenses before using.

  • Tamper Evident. Do not use if neckband on bottle is broken or missing.

Inactive ingredients

benzalkonium chloride, dextrose, dibasic sodium phosphate, edatate disodium, monobasic sodium phosphate, potassium chloride, purified water, sodium bicarbonate, sodium chloride, sodium citrate

Questions?

1-877-274-1787 www.cleareyes.com


Povidone-Iodine:


Active ingredient

Lacrisol (Povidone-Iodine) USP

Purpose

Antiseptic

Use

antiseptic skin preparation

Warnings

Do not use

  • if allergic to iodine
  • in the eyes
For external use only

Avoid pooling beneath patient

Ask a doctor before use if injuries are

  • deep or puncture wounds
  • serious burns


Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • redness, irritation, swelling or pain persists or increases
  • infection occurs


Keep out of reach of children. In case of accidental ingestion, seek professional assistance or consult a poison control center immediately.

Directions

apply locally as needed

Other information

  • 1 percent titratable iodine
  • latex free
  • for hospital or professional use only

Inactive ingredients

citric acid, disodium phosphate, nonoxynol-9, sodium hydroxide, water

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THREE Lacrisol (Povidone-Iodine) SWABSTICKS

Three 4-inch saturated swabsticks

STERILE unless opened or damaged.

3/4 FLUID OUNCE Lacrisol (Povidone-Iodine) SOLUTION

0.75 Fl. oz. (22.5 mL)

STERILE unless opened or damaged.

Three Lacrisol (Povidone-Iodine) Swabsticks 3/4 Fluid Ounce Lacrisol (Povidone-Iodine) Solution

Total Joint Prep Kit

Total Joint Prep Kit

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Lacrisol pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:

infoActive ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.


Lacrisol available forms, composition, doses:

infoForm of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.


Lacrisol destination | category:

infoDestination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.


Lacrisol Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:

infoA medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.


Lacrisol pharmaceutical companies:

infoPharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.


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References

  1. Dailymed."ARTIFICIAL TEARS (POLYVINYL ALCOHOL) SOLUTION/ DROPS [LAKE ERIE MEDICAL & SURGICAL SUPPLY DBA QUALITY CARE PRODUCTS LLC]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  2. Dailymed."APLICARE TOTAL JOINT PREP (POVIDONE-IODINE ) KIT [APLICARE, INC.]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. "POLYVINYL ALCOHOL". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/su... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Lacrisol?

Depending on the reaction of the Lacrisol after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Lacrisol not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Lacrisol addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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