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Povidone BP

Optear 5% w/v 10 ml Eye drops


After topical application Optear Eye Drops spreads rapidly over the conjunctiva and cornea forming a lubricating and protective film. The composition of this Eye Drops containing the active compound Povidone and the electrolytes (magnesium, potassium and sodium) is very similar to natural tears.

Optear Eye Drops: Each ml sterile Eye Drops contains Povidone BP 50 mg.

Optear Eye Drops is used for the symptomatic treatment of dry eye conditions including keratoconjunctivitis sicca. It is also given as a substitute of tear fluid in case of unstable tear film or insufficient moistening of the eye surface.

1 drop 4 times daily or as required, depending upon the severity of the disease, to be instilled into the conjunctival sac.

Occasionally mild-transient burning or sticky sensation and very rarely irritation or hypersensitivity reactions reported. Blurred vision after application may occur.

Patients who experience blurred vision after application of the product should not drive or use machinery until their vision has cleared. Contact lenses should not be worn during instillation of the product. After instillation there should be an interval of at least 30 minutes before reinsertion of contact lenses.

There is no experience regarding the safety of the Optear Eye Drops in human pregnancy or lactation. Administration during pregnancy and lactation is therefore not recommended, except for compelling reasons.

In case of any additional local ocular treatment e.g. glaucoma therapy there should be an application interval of at least 5 minutes between the two medications. Optear® Eye Drops always should be the last medication instilled.

Store at room temperature (15°-25°C) and dry place protected from light. Do not use more than 30 days after first opening of the bottle. Keep out of the reach of children.

Optear Eye Drops is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to any ingredient of the product.

Optear Eye Drops: Each plastic dropper bottle contains 10 ml sterile Eye Drops.