Allergan LIQUIFILM OK N povidone eye drops

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Allergan LIQUIFILM OK N povidone eye drops

active Allergan LIQUIFILM OK N povidone eye drops ingredients

  • 8.4 mg poly(vinyl alcohol)
  • 3.6 mg povidone

Allergan LIQUIFILM OK N povidone eye drops excipients

  • sodium chloride
  • water for injections

indication

  • The drug is a film former containing the polymers poly(vinyl alcohol) and povidone (K 29-32). It is used for dry eyes caused by insufficient tear production, improper composition of the tear film, or poor lid closure
  • The preparation relieves eye irritation caused by external factors such as wind, heated air or screen work.

Allergan LIQUIFILM OK N povidone eye drops dosage

  • Always use the medicine exactly as directed. Please check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
  • Unless otherwise prescribed by the doctor, the usual dose is 1 drop, which you instill in the conjunctival sac of the affected eye up to 6 times a day as needed.
  • The drug is suitable for long-term therapy.
  • If eye irritation, pain, redness or changes in vision develop or worsen during use, you should stop treatment and talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

 

  • If you use more than you should
    • There is no risk if you accidentally put too much in your eye. If you have any concerns, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

 

  • If you forgot the application
    • If you forget to use it, make up the missed use as soon as you realize it, and then continue the treatment as planned.
    • Do not apply a double dose to make up for a forgotten application.

 

  • If you have any further questions on the use of the medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Allergan LIQUIFILM OK N povidone eye drops way

  • The medicine is used on the eye.
  • Instructions for use:
    • Make sure the single-dose container is intact before use. Apply the eye drops immediately after opening. Wash your hands thoroughly before use.
    • Tilt your head back slightly and look up. Slightly pull the lower lid down until a small pocket forms. Turn the single-dose container upside down and squeeze the container until a drop falls into each eye to be treated. Blink a few times.
  • Throw away the single-dose container after use. Remaining residual content may not be reused.

side effects

  • Like all medicines, this can cause side effects, although not everyone gets them.
  • It is known that the following side effects can occur in the eye after use, but the number of people who have experienced them is not known:
    • Temporary stinging or irritation after instillation
    • eye irritation
    • eye pain
    • Redness of the eye/conjunctiva
    • blurred vision
    • itching of the eye
    • foreign body sensation
    • discharges from the eye
    • hypersensitivity
    • redness of the eyelid
    • teary eyes
    • swelling of the eye/eyelid
  • Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if any of the listed side effects gets serious, or if you notice any side effects that are not listed.

Allergan LIQUIFILM OK N povidone eye drops interactions

  • When used with other medicines
    • Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking/using or have recently taken/used other medicines, even if they are non-prescription medicines.
    • Poly(vinyl alcohol) can form complexes with adrenaline, oxytetracycline and scopolamine and is incompatible with sulphites and phosphates.
    • If you are also using other eye medications, you should leave at least 15 minutes between using these medications and using the eye drops.

Contraindications

  • The drug must not be used
    • if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to poly(vinyl alcohol), povidone or any of the other ingredients.

pregnancy and breast feeding period

  • Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking/using any medicine.
  • The drug can be used during pregnancy and lactation.

patient Allergan LIQUIFILM OK N povidone eye drops notes

  • Particular caution is required when using
    • if you wear contact lenses. Contact lenses must be removed before each application of the eye drops and may only be reinserted after 15 minutes.

 

  • Driving and using machines
    • Temporary blurred vision may occur during use.
    • Therefore, do not operate vehicles or machines and do not work without a secure footing until you can see clearly again.