polyethylene glycol 400/propylene glycol ophthalmic (OTC)

Brand and Other Names:Systane Gel Drops, Systane Preservative-Free, more...Systane Ultra Preservative-Free, Systane Lubricant Eye Drops, Systane Ultra
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Dosing & Uses

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Dosage Forms & Strengths

polyethylene glycol 400/propylene glycol

ophthalmic drops

  • 0.4%/0.3%

Dry Eyes

Shake well before use

Instill 1-2 drop(s) in affected eye(s) prn

Safety and efficacy not established

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Adverse Effects

Frequency Not Defined

Irritation

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Warnings

Contraindications

Hypersensitivity

Cautions

Discontinue if eye pain, vision changes, or persistent irritation/redness occurs

Discontinue use if color changes or becomes cloudy

Do not touch tip of container to any surface to avoid contamination

Replace cap after each use

Discontinue use upon experiencing pain, changing vision, continued redness or irritation of the eye, if condition worsens or persists for more than 72 hr

Keep out of reach of children; if swallowed get medical help or contact Poison Control Center right away

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Pregnancy & Lactation

Pregnancy

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Pregnancy Categories

A: Generally acceptable. Controlled studies in pregnant women show no evidence of fetal risk.

B: May be acceptable. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies done and showed no risk.

C: Use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done.

D: Use in LIFE-THREATENING emergencies when no safer drug available. Positive evidence of human fetal risk.

X: Do not use in pregnancy. Risks involved outweigh potential benefits. Safer alternatives exist.

NA: Information not available.

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Pharmacology

Mechanism of Action

Ocular lubricant

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Administration

Preparation

Shake well before using

Storage

  • Store at room temperature
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BRAND FORM. UNIT PRICE PILL IMAGE
Systane (propylene glycol) ophthalmic (eye)
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0.4-0.3 % drops
Systane (propylene glycol) ophthalmic (eye)
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0.4-0.3 % drops
Systane (propylene glycol) ophthalmic (eye)
-
0.4-0.3 % drops
Systane Gel ophthalmic (eye)
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0.3 % gel
Systane Gel ophthalmic (eye)
-
0.4-0.3 % drops
Lubricant Eye (PG-PEG 400)
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0.4-0.3 % drops
Systane Ultra ophthalmic (eye)
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0.4-0.3 % drops
Systane Ultra ophthalmic (eye)
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0.4-0.3 % drops
Systane Ultra ophthalmic (eye)
-
0.4-0.3 % drops

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