What are Clinitas 0.2% Unit Dose Dry Eye Drops?
Clinitas 0.2% Unit Dose Dry Eye Drops contain a preservative-free solution of sodium hyaluronate to lubricate, moisturise and stabilise the tear film for the relief of mild to moderate eye discomfort including dryness, irritation, visual stress or burning.
How to use these eye drops
Clinitas 0.2% Unit Dose Dry Eye Drops come in single-dose droppers that release a single dose of the solution when turned upside down and squeezed gently. The recommended dosage is 1 drop in each eye, once per day or more if necessary. It’s safe to use the drops as often as required.
To use the drops, tilt your head back slightly and hold the dropper upside down near to your eye without letting it touch your eye. Gently squeeze the dropper to release the drop into your eye and close your eye for a minute or two. It may help to press gently on the side of your nose where the corner of your eye meets your nose, as this will prevent the drops from draining out through the nostril.
How does sodium hyaluronate relieve dry eyes?
Sodium hyaluronate eye drops relieve the discomfort of dry eyes by acting as ‘artificial tears’. The ingredient is a lubricant for the surface of your eye, helping to provide moisture with a soothing effect that makes the eyes feel more comfortable.
What causes dry eyes?
Dry eyes are a common problem that can affect anyone and it usually isn’t anything to worry about. They can cause itchiness and soreness, making your eyes feel gritty and sensitive to light. Dry eyes can also cause redness and slightly blurred vision. You might be more likely to get dry eyes if:
You’re over the age of 50
You wear contact lenses
You look at computer screens for long periods without a break
You spend time in air-conditioned or heated environments
It’s windy, cold, dry or dusty
You smoke or drink alcohol
You take certain medicines
You have a condition such as blepharitis, Sjögren's syndrome or lupus
Simple solutions such as keeping your eyes clean, using a humidifier and resting your eyes regularly can prevent dry eyes. If the problem persists, treatments like Clinitas 0.2% Unit Dose Dry Eye Drops can provide fast, long-lasting relief.
Can I use these eye drops with contact lenses?
Clinitas 0.2% Unit Dose Dry Eye Drops can usually be used with contact lenses. However, it is important to let your doctor or Chemist4U pharmacist know if you wear soft contact lenses before using these eye drops.
When should this product not be used?
Sodium hyaluronate eye drops are usually suitable for most people, however, you should not use Clinitas 0.2% Unit Dose Dry Eye Drops if you are allergic to any of the ingredients. Talk to your Chemist4U pharmacist before taking this medicine if:
You have ever had an allergic reaction to other eye drops in the past
You are currently taking any other eye drops, including those obtained without a prescription
You wear soft contact lenses
You have any other problems with your eyes
Always read the patient information leaflet before using this medicine to make sure they’re suitable for you.
Are there any side effects?
Clinitas 0.2% Unit Dose Dry Eye Drops are unlikely to cause any significant side effects, but they may cause mild eye irritation. If you experience any side effects, including any not included in the patient information leaflet, you can report them using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme.
Store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight and out of sight and reach of children. Do not use after the expiry date. Single-dose units should be used immediately after opening.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist4U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.
Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
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