- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Tears Plus used for?
Generic for Tears Plus (Polyvinyl Alcohol–Povidone–Chlorbutol) is a lubricating eye drops used to relieve dry, irritated eyes. This medication moisturizes the eyes, thereby providing relief from irritation, burning, and discomfort caused by dryness in the eyes. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Tears Plus?
The dosage of Generic for Tears Plus prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Do not allow the dropper tip of Generic for Tears Plus eye drops to touch the eyes or any surface.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Tears Plus?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to apply Generic for Tears Plus medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, apply it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Tears Plus?
Any medication used in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Tears Plus, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Tears Plus?
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Tears Plus, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Tears Plus?
Like other medicines, Generic for Tears Plus can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Tears Plus are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Tears Plus cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Tears Plus develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Tears Plus can cause side effects such as blurred vision and temporary burning/stinging/irritation of the eyes. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are using Generic for Tears Plus.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Tears Plus?
Is it possible for me to apply Generic for Tears Plus with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I apply Generic for Tears Plus?
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The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Tears Plus is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.