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ARTELAC eye drop, hypromellose eye drops

Dr. Gerhard Mann

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Artelac eye drop, hypromellose eye drops

Artelac ® Active ingredient: hypromellose.
Areas of application: For the symptomatic treatment of dehydration of the cornea and conjunctiva (dry eye) due to tear secretion and tear function disorders as a result of local or systemic diseases as well as inadequate or incomplete eyelid closure, such as burning eyes, foreign body sensation and photophobia in wind, heat and fatigue can express. For wetting and rewetting of hard contact lenses. Warnings: Keep medicines out of the reach of children. Contains phosphates. Note leaflet. Pharmacy only.

Dr. Gerhard Mann chem.-pharm. Fabrik GmbH, Brunsbütteler Damm 165-173, 13581 Berlin 

For ARTELAC eye drop, hypromellose eye drops information on risks and side effects, read the package insert and ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Our classic for dry eyes,
Artelac ® with hypromellose, has been providing proven moisturization for over 20 years. The eye drops have proven themselves especially for milder symptoms and for moistening the eye in between. Product at a glance

  • For moistening the eye.
  • Thin and easy to drip
  • Easy to use in the well-known dropper bottle
  • Suitable for moistening hard contact lenses

Active ingredient

  • 1 ml solution contains 3.20 mg hypromellose
  • Preservative: cetrimide

RECOMMENDED USE: Tilt your head back. With the index finger of one hand, pull the lower lid of the eye downwards. With the other hand, hold the dropper bottle vertically over the eye (without touching the eye) and drip 1 drop into the conjunctival sac that has been pulled down. Slowly close the eye and move it back and forth so that the liquid can distribute itself well. Repeat the process for the second eye if necessary.
Hard contact lenses can be moistened directly with Artelac ® .
Remove soft contact lenses before dropping and reinsert them after 15 minutes.

  • For mild dry eye symptoms
  • For contact lens wearers with hard lenses

As a result of hormonal changes and with increasing age, women in particular suffer from a decline in tear production, the symptoms of which are alleviated by artificial moistening of the eye.

SIMPLE APPLICATION Artelac ® is easy to use. It is easy to use the Artelac ® dropper bottle! ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES Heating air, air conditioning, but also smoking and fine dust have an impact on the tear film. This can be stress, such as symptoms of dry eyes. 


What should be considered when Artelac ® is taken together with other medicinal products?

If you also use other drugs on the eye, there should be an interval of approx. 15 minutes between the applications of the various preparations. Artelac ® should always be used last, so that the length of stay and thus the effect are not shortened.

Can Artelac ® be used during pregnancy and breastfeeding?
Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before using this medicine if you are pregnant or breast-feeding, or planning to become pregnant. Artelac ® should only be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding after the doctor has carefully weighed the benefits and risks.

Can Artelac ®affect the ability to drive and use machines?
Since this drug, even when used as intended, briefly affects visual performance and thus the ability to react by streaking, you should not participate in traffic during this time, do not work without a secure footing and do not operate machines.

How to store Artelac ®
Artelac ® should not be stored above 30 ° C. The eye drops must not be used for more than 6 weeks after opening.