What is hydroxypropyl methylcellulose ophthalmic?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

Most popular types: Hypromellose

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See also: Hysterectomy

Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose ophthalmic, also known as Hypromellose, is a lubricating agent often used to relieve dry, itchy or irritated eyes.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
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Moderate
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with hydroxypropyl methylcellulose ophthalmic

Side effect Patients
Burning sensation in eyes 1

Why patients stopped taking hydroxypropyl methylcellulose ophthalmic

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking hydroxypropyl methylcellulose ophthalmic

Duration

Stopped taking hydroxypropyl methylcellulose ophthalmic

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1
Adherence
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Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
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Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking hydroxypropyl methylcellulose ophthalmic and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Hylo-Forte 1
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