What is Lumecare Hypromellose Eye Drops?
Lumecare Hypromellose Eye Drops are a form of eye treatment that works to provide relief for the effects of dry eyes. These eye drops contain the active ingredient hypromellose which is contained naturally in the tears. Hypromellose acts as a lubricant that helps to moisturise the eyes, easing dryness.
What causes dry eyes?
Dry eyes are a common condition that can affect anyone. In most cases, it is not serious and can be treated quickly. Dry eyes can be caused by a number of conditions, including:
- 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
Some of the symptoms of dry eyes are itchiness, soreness, redness, blurry vision and sensitivity to light.
Who are these eye drops suitable for?
These eye drops are suitable to be used by adults and children. Anyone who is allergic to the ingredients contained in the eye drops should not use them. If you wear contact lenses, then these eye drops can be used. Anyone who is using any other kind of medication should speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using.
Can someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding use these eye drops?
Anyone who is pregnant or breastfeeding should speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using.
How should Lumecare Hypromellose Eye Drops be used?
Apply the solution to the eye by lowering the bottom eyelid and apply a single drop. Repeat for the other eye. Use the eye drops when needed.
Are there any side effects?
Like with many side effects, there is a chance of side effects. Potential side effects include an allergic reaction. If you notice a side effect, speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist as soon as possible. You can also record a side effect that you notice 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.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
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