Lacrisert  (U.S.N.L.M.)
Dosing 1 or 2 rods daily
Chem Specs Hydroxypropyl cellulose.
Quantities 60/bx
Cost 656.00 / box
Class Cellulose derivatived demulcent.
Action Stabilizes and thickens the precorneal tear film and prolongs the
tear film breakup time.
Usage Indicated in patients with moderate to severe dry eye syndromes, including kerato-
conjunctivitis sicca, exposure keratitis, and recurrent corneal erosions.
Contraindications Hypersensitive to hydroxypropyl cellulose.
Pediatric use Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients have not been established.
Pregnancy Feeding of hydroxypropyl cellulose to rats at levels up to 5% of their diet produced
no gross or histopathologic changes or other deleterious effects.
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