Artifical Tears Glycerin and Propylene Glycol

Get an overview of ARTIFICAL TEARS (glycerin and propylene glycol solution/ drops), including its generic name, formulation (i.e. pill, oral solution, injection, inhaled medicine) and why it’s used. The medication in Artifical Tears can be sold under different names.

Refer to the “Also Known As” section to reference different products that include the same medication as Artifical Tears.

Drug Basics

Brand Name: Artifical Tears

Generic Name: GLYCERIN AND PROPYLENE GLYCOL

Drug Type: HUMAN OTC DRUG

Route: OPHTHALMIC

Dosage Form: SOLUTION/ DROPS

Data Current As Of: 2018-12-10

active ingredients

Glycerin (0.3%)

Propylene glycol (1.0%)

purpose

Lubricant

Lubricant

uses

  • temporary relief of burning and irritation due to dryness of the eye
  • prevents further irritation

warnings

do not use

  • if solution changes color or becomes cloudy

when using this product

  • do not touch tip of container to any surface to avoid contamination
  • remove contact lenses before using
  • replace cap after use

stop use & ask a doctor if

  • you experience eye pain, changes in vision, continued redness or irritation of the eye
  • condition worsens or persists for more than 72 hours

keep out of reach of children.

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

directions

  • instill 1 or 2 drops in the affected eye(s) as needed

other information

  • store at 15°-25°C (59°-77°F)
  • keep tightly closed
  • use before expiration date marked on the carton and bottle
  • serious side effects associated with use of the product may be reported to the phone number provided below

inactive ingredients

benzalkonium chloride (0.01%), boric acid, edetate disodium, potassium chloride, purified water, sodium borate, sodium chloride. Hydrochloric acid and/or sodium hydroxide may be used to adjust pH.

questions?

Call: 1-866-767-8975

U.S. Patent No. 5,800,807

DISTRIBUTED BY: RITE AID

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MADE IN USA

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ITEM 398549

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