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I-Comfort Gel 5 gm

I-Comfort Gel 5 gm

Manufacturer/Marketer

Zydus Cadila Healthcare Ltd

Consume Type

OPHTHALMIC

Return Policy

Returnable

Expires on or after

Jan-25

About I-Comfort Gel 5 gm

I-Comfort Gel 5 gm belongs to the class of medicines called 'ophthalmic lubricants' generally used to treat dry eye disease and in eye surgeries. Dry eye disease is a common condition that occurs if you don't produce enough tears or if you produce poor-quality tears. This tear instability leads to inflammation and damage to the eye's surface.

I-Comfort Gel 5 gm contains 'Hypromellose'. I-Comfort Gel 5 gm works by increasing tear viscosity in the eye. In this way, it provides temporary relief from burning and discomfort.

Eye drops/eye gel is available for external use only. Some minor side effects are blurred vision, eye pain, foreign body sensation in the eyes, eye irritation, and eye redness. If it persists, take the advice of your doctor.

Before using this I-Comfort Gel 5 gm, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any one of the medicine components. Do not touch the tip of the eye drops/eye gel container to avoid contamination, and replace the cap tightly after each use. Do not use a solution, which is colour changed, and cloudy in appearance. Use before the expiration date. Do not change or stop the dose of medicine without informing your doctor. Do not drive or use machinery or perform any activity until your vision is clear, as I-Comfort Gel 5 gm causes temporary blurred vision.

Uses of I-Comfort Gel 5 gm

Treatment of Dry eye and in eye surgeries.

Medicinal Benefits

I-Comfort Gel 5 gm contains 'Hypromellose' which belongs to the class of medicines called 'ophthalmic lubricants' generally used to treat dry eye disease. I-Comfort Gel 5 gm works by increasing tear viscosity in the eye. In this way, it provides temporary relief from burning and discomfort. I-Comfort Gel 5 gm used as a surgical aid during eye surgeries such as cataract extraction, lens implantation, to prevent damage to the cornea, to facilitate the ease of operating, as well as to reduce the risk of postoperative complications

Directions for Use

Wash your hands thoroughly with water before and after use. Lie down and tilt your head backwards. Pull your lower eyelid gently with your index finger to form a pocket. Instil the number of drops advised by the doctor into the pocket of the lower eyelid. Close your eyes for 1-2 minutes. Do not touch the tip of the dropper as it may contaminate the contents. Do not place the tip directly into the eye while instilling the drop. If the dropper touches the eye, immediately squeeze two to three drops onto the tissue and wipe the dropper’s tip with saltwater. Discard any unused medicine after completing the course of therapy or within 4 weeks after opening the bottle.Eye gel: Lie down and tilt your head backwards. Pull your lower eyelid gently with your index finger to form a pocket. Squeeze a tiny amount of the gel into the pocket of the lower eyelid. Close your eyes for 1-2 minutes.Eye injection: I-Comfort Gel 5 gm will be administered by a healthcare professional; do not self-administer.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of I-Comfort Gel 5 gm

  • Blurred vision

  • Eye pain

  • Foreign body sensation in eyes

  • Eye irritation

  • Eye redness

Drug Warnings

Before using this I-Comfort Gel 5 gm, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any one of the medicine components. Do not touch the tip of the eye drops/eye gel container to avoid contamination, and replace the cap tightly after each use. Do not use a solution which is colour changed and cloudy in appearance. You should take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.Use before the expiration date. Do not change or stop the dose of medicine without informing your doctor. Do not drive or use machinery or perform any activity until your vision is clear, as I-Comfort Gel 5 gm causes temporary blurred vision. Do not use I-Comfort Gel 5 gm with contact lenses. If usage of contact lenses is allowed, remove them before administration of the medicine, and you can reinsert the contact lenses 10 to 15 minutes post-administration. Eye injection is administered during eye surgeries, your surgeon will give you appropriate instructions regarding the usage of contact lenses.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: Before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of other eye medications.

Drug-Food Interactions: No interactions found.

Drug-Disease Interactions: I-Comfort Gel 5 gm should be used only with a doctor's advice in patients with glaucoma (increased pressure inside the eye).

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Take fish in your diet which has omega-3 fatty acids that may counter dry eyes.
  • Leafy greens are rich in vitamin C which contributes to eye health.
  • Drink more water, it has a big part to play in tear production.
  • Avoid air blowing in your eyes
  • Take eye breaks during long tasks and keep your computer screen below eye level.
  • Stop smoking and avoid drinking alcohol.
  • Use eyeglasses when you are going out.

Special Advise

  • If you wear contact lenses, remove them before using I-Comfort Gel 5 gm. 

  • Tell your doctor if your eye condition persists or worsens after 3 days. 

Disease/Condition Glossary

Dry eye disease: Dry eye disease is a common condition that occurs when your tears are not able to provide adequate lubrication for your eyes. the tearing instability leads to inflammation and damage of the eyes' surface. Symptoms include burning sensation, sensitivity to light, eye redness, a sensation of having something in your eyes, watery eyes, blurred vision. It is caused by disruption of the healthy tear film by hormonal changes, autoimmune disease, inflamed eyelid glands, ageing, by keeping contact lens and by using some medications like antihistamines (fexofenadine), and the people who have undergone laser eye surgery.

Eye surgeries: Eye surgery, also known as ocular surgery, is surgery performed on the eye. Some of the eye surgeries are blepharoplasty (To repair droopy eyelids, the doctor makes a small incision or incisions to remove skin and muscle and to remove or reposition fat). Cataract surgery (the lens inside your eye that has become cloudy is removed and replaced with an artificial lens to restore clear vision).

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Alcohol

Caution

I-Comfort Gel 5 gm should be taken as advised by your doctor.

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Pregnancy

Caution

I-Comfort Gel 5 gm is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before administering/receiving this medicine.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

I-Comfort Gel 5 gm is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before administering/receiving this medicine.

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Driving

Caution

It is not known whether I-Comfort Gel 5 gm alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.

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Liver

Safe if prescribed

I-Comfort Gel 5 gm is probably safe to use in liver diseases. Please consult your doctor before using I-Comfort Gel 5 gm.

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Kidney

Safe if prescribed

I-Comfort Gel 5 gm is probably safe to use in kidney diseases. Please consult your doctor before using I-Comfort Gel 5 gm.

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Children

Caution

Before taking I-Comfort Gel 5 gm to inform your doctor, because your doctor may make dose adjustments.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Sarkhej-Dholka Road, Bhat, Ahmedabad-382 210, India.
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FAQs

I-Comfort Gel 5 gm is an eye lubricant or artificial tears used to relieve dry eyes.
I-Comfort Gel 5 gm contains 'Hypromellose'. I-Comfort Gel 5 gm works by increasing tear viscosity in the eye. In this way, it provides temporary relief from burning and discomfort.
I-Comfort Gel 5 gm causes common side effects like blurred vision, eye pain, foreign body sensation in the eyes, eye irritation, eye redness. If it persists take the advice of your doctor.
Do not wear contact lenses while using I-Comfort Gel 5 gm and also if you have any eye problems as use of contact lenses may worsen the condition.
Better to apply the I-Comfort Gel 5 gm first, because ointments do not allow the eyedrops into the eye. If ointment is applied first, eye drops will drain from the eye.
No, you should not stop I-Comfort Gel 5 gm suddenly. Consult your doctor before stopping I-Comfort Gel 5 gm.

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