Artificial Tears Ophthalmic Ointment (Manufacturer May Vary)

$5.89

Artificial Tears ophthalmic ointment eye lubricating ointment for animals.

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Description

Artificial Tears ophthalmic ointment is used as a lubricant to prevent further irritation or to relieve dryness of the eye(s). Made by Apexa.

Additional information

Weight .02 lbs
Dimensions 0.81 x 1.06 x 3.0 in

More Details

This medication is an over the counter nonprescription medication.

Active ingredients - Mineral Oil
15%; White Petrolatum 83%

Purpose - Eye lubricant

Uses - For use as a lubricant to prevent further irritation or to relieve dryness of the eye(s).

Artificial tears and ocular lubricants are most commonly used for keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS), buphthalmos, lagophthalmos, during prolonged anesthesia to keep the cornea from drying, as a lubricant/cushion when performing gonioscopy, and as a vehicle when compounding water-soluble therapies to treat the cornea.

Formulations

Available in 3.5 g applicator tube.

Administration

RECOMMENDED USE: Pull down lower lid of the affected eye(s) and apply small amount (one-fourth inch) of ointment to the inside of the eyelid, one or more times daily, or AS DIRECTED BY YOUR VETERINARIAN.

Precautions

Warnings

  • For external use only.
  • To avoid contamination, do not touch tip of container to any surface.
  • Replace cap after using.

Contraindications / Precautions / Warnings

Artificial tear ointment is contraindicated in patients with a history of hypersensitivity to the components.

Adverse effects reported in humans or animals include eye pain, burning or stinging on instillation, and redness. Preservative-free solutions may decrease these adverse effects. Blurred vision is commonly reported in humans after application of ocular ointments.
If condition persists or increases discontinue use and consult your  veterinarian.

Keep out of the reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Manufacturer Product Information

class="shop_table"ARTIFICIAL TEARS- mineral oil and petrolatum ointment 
MWI

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

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Drug Facts


Active ingredients

Mineral Oil
15%

White Petrolatum
83%


Purpose

Eye lubricant

Eye lubricant


Uses

For use as a lubricant to prevent further irritation or to relieve dryness of the eyes.


Warnings

  • For external use only.
  • To avoid contamination, do not touch tip of container to any surface.
  • Replace cap after using.

Stop use and ask a doctor if you experience eye pain, changes in vision, continued redness or irritation of the eye, or if the condition worsens or persists for more than 72 hours.

Keep out of the reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


Directions

Pull down lower lid of the affected eye(s) and apply small amount (one-fourth inch) of ointment to the inside of the eyelid, one or more times daily, or as directed by a doctor.


Other information

  • Store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F)
    [see USP controlled Room Temperature].
  • Store away from heat.
  • Protect from freezing.
  • Keep tightly closed.
  • See crimp for Control Number and Expiration Date.
  • RETAIN THIS CARTON FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.


Inactive ingredient

Lanolin 2%

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