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Manufacturer(s) of Polyacrylic Acid in Pakistan.

AtcoInnvotekNovartis
Ocu CareRascoUrsapharm
Vega

Polyacrylic Acid

Overview

Polyacrylic Acid is used in the treatment of dry eye as a tear fluid substitute.

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Primary Characterstics

Molecular Structure of Polyacrylic Acid
Polyacrylic Acid also known as Carbomers. . It is of Synthetic origin and belongs to Carboxymethylene. It belongs to Opthalmic Products and Dry Eye pharmacological group.

Pharmacokinetics

Indications

Polyacrylic Acid is primarily indicated in conditions like Dry eye syndrome.

Contraindications

Polyacrylic Acid is contraindicated in conditions like Hypersensitivity to any component of product.

Drug Interactions

No data regarding the interactions of Polyacrylic Acid was found.

Interference in Pathology

No data regarding the pathological interferences produced by Polyacrylic Acid is available.

Side Effects

The symptomatic adverse reactions produced by Polyacrylic Acid are more or less tolerable and if they become severe, they can be treated symptomatically, these include Blurred vision, Burning.

Available Brands

Click on the appropriate strength of the dosage form to view its available brands.

Single Ingredient

Gel: 2 mg,
Eye Gel: 0.2 %w/w,

Dosage

Polyacrylic Acid's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

0.1 mg0.1 (0.1)8 hourlyOphthalmic-
0.2 %0.2 (0.2)8 hourlyOphthalmicEye gel.

Paedriatic Dosage ( 20 Kg. )

Not recommended in this age group

Neonatal Dosage ( 3 Kg. )

Not recommended in this age group

High Risk Groups

Drug should not be given to Pregnant Mothers.

If prescribing authority justifies the benefits of the drug against the possible damages he/she should reevaluate them and consult the reference material and previous studies.

Warning / Precautions

Polyacrylic Acid may temporarily affect visual acuity. Hence, patients driving vehicles or operating machinery should be alerted to this possibility.

Storage Conditions

Gel

Store in a well closed container, . Protect from Sunlight and Heat.

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