What is Lumecare Carmelllose Single Doses Unit?
These Lumecare Single Doses are a form of treatment for dry eyes. Each dose contains the active ingredient carmellose, which is a lubricant that helps to retain the moisture in the eye. It is ideal to treat dry eyes which are lacking moisture as a result of not producing enough tears.
What causes dry eyes?
Dry eyes can be caused by a number of conditions, and it can affect anyone. Dry eyes are not a serious condition and can be treated easily. There are a number of causes of dry eyes, which include:
- Age – It is more common in people over 50
- Wearing contact lenses
- Looking at computer screens for long periods
- Air conditioned environments
- Windy, dusty, cold, or dry outside
- Drinking alcohol
- Certain types of medication such as antidepressants
Symptoms of dry eyes include itchiness, redness, and a feeling of grittiness. The eyes may also be sore.
Who is this treatment suitable for?
This treatment is suitable to be used by adults and children who are feeling the effects of dry eyes. It should not be used by anyone who is allergic to the ingredients contained in the eye drops. If you are using any other form of medication, then speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using. They can be used by anyone who is using contact lenses.
Can someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding use this treatment?
Anyone who is pregnant or breastfeeding should speak to a medical professional for advice before using these eye drops.
How should Lumecare Carmelllose Single Doses Unit be used?
Take one unit and open it. Then lower the bottom eyelid on one eye and apply a single drop into the eye. Blink a few times to get the solution into the eye completely. Repeat this process for the other eye. Use as often as needed.
Are there any side effects?
Like with many types of medication, there is a chance of side effects. Potential side effects include irritation, blurred vision, and itchy eyes. If you notice a side effect, stop using and speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist as soon as possible. You can also record a side effect that you discover using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U 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.
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Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
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