What is Lacrisert?

Hydroxypropyl cellulose (HPC) is a derivative of cellulose with both water solubility and organic solubility. It is used as a topical ophthalmic protectant and lubricant.

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My eye doctor prescribed me Restasis in combination with the medication called Lacrisert. My question is can both these medications be used at the...

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Both these can be used together.

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my 52 yr old mother has gout with uric acid level of 6.8. And since past two months she has developed dry eyes. she is currently using...

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dryeye only refresh eye teardrop sugested.

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Regarding gout you have to consult medicine specialist for treatment....

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I have severe dry eye; various eye drops give very temporary relief. Have been on Restasis for 2 months. Am trying moisture chamber goggles which...

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Hello and welcome to HCM.

As you are already using artificial tear drops (the only FDA approved prescription eye drops for dry eyes is Restasis)...

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