Artificial Tear

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The description is actual on 16.04.2015

  • Latin name: Artificialis lacrimae
  • ATH code: S01XA20
  • Active ingredient: Gipromelloza (Hypromellose)
  • Producer: CJSC Firn M (Russia)


1 ml of drops includes 5 mg of a gipromelloza – active ingredient.

Minor ingredients: boric acid, dinatrium edetat, sodium tetraborate, a macrogoal 400, sodium chloride, a hydrochloride monohydrate of a histidine, potassium chloride, the purified water.

Release form

Drug the Artificial Tear is issued in the form of eye drops, whether on 5 10 ml in a bottle with a dropper.

Pharmacological action

Keratoprotektivnoye, greasing, softening.

Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics

Drops the Artificial Tear are a protector of epithelial cells of a cornea and have the softening and greasing effect. Thanks to the high viscosity drug increases duration of interaction of solution with an eye cornea. Judging by indices of refraction of a drop are similar to natural lacrimal liquid.

Medicine reproduces, stabilizes and recovers optical properties of the lacrimal film, increases efficiency of other eye drops and preserves a cornea against the irritating influence of their ingredients.

Objective and subjective improvement of the general state (lowering of the centers of defeat and hyperemia, epithelization) as a rule, is shown for 3-5 days, the absolute recovery or the expressed positive tendency is observed in 2-3 weeks.

Indications to use

Drops the Artificial Tear are shown to use at:

  • insufficient slezootdeleniye;
  • deformations century;
  • lagophthalmia;
  • the post-operational period after operations on centuries;
  • ectropion;
  • trophic ulcers and erosion of a cornea;
  • dystrophic violent changes of a cornea;
  • keratoektomiya;
  • states after thermal and/or corrosive burns of a conjunctiva and a cornea;
  • keratopathy;
  • states after carrying out a keratoplasty;
  • microdefects of a corneal epithelium;
  • need of lengthening of effect or prevention of the irritating influence of other eye drops;
  • carrying out diagnostic testings (ultrasonography of eyes, elektroretinografiya, gonioskopiya, elektrookulografiya);
  • irritation of organs of sight because of influence of a smoke, cold, dust, wind, salty water, the sun, an allergy;
  • combination therapy of a syndrome of "dry eyes" (keratosis, Shegren and Stephens-Johnson's syndromes, xerosis), often in parallel with medical contact lenses;
  • tension of eyes, about the reason of driving of the car or work on the computer.


  • diseases of eyes of an infectious etiology;
  • hypersensitivity.

With care:

  • corrosive burn of a conjunctiva and/or cornea in the acute period (up to full removal of nekrotizirovanny fabrics and toxics).

Side effects

  • feeling of a skleennost a century (because of viscosity of drops);
  • feeling of discomfort after procedure of an instillation;
  • allergic manifestations.

Drops Artificial Tear, application instruction

For use of drug it is necessary to dig in at 24 o'clock 4-8 times on 1-2 drops in one or both conjunctival sacs. Administration of drug is in case of need possible every 60 minutes.

At painful conditions of the eyes demanding prolonged treatment, duration of therapy makes from 2nd to 3 weeks, in other cases – according to the recommendation of the doctor.


For this time use of Artificial Tears did not lead to any significant symptomatology of overdose.


Drug is not compatible to other eye drops which part salts of metals are.

Terms of sale

For acquisition of Artificial Tears the recipe of the doctor is not required.

Storage conditions

Drops should be kept in packaging of the producer, at a temperature up to 25 °C.

Period of validity

In case of the bottle sealed by plant – 24 months.

When opening a bottle – 30 days.



Section: For eyes
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Education: Graduated from the Vinnytsia national medical university of N. I. Pirogov, pharmaceutical faculty, the higher pharmaceutical education – the specialty "Pharmacist".

Experience: Work in Koneks and Bios-Media pharmacy chains as "Druggist". Work as "Pharmacist" in Avicenna pharmacy chain of the city of Vinnytsia.

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