Rugby Lubricating Tears Eye Drops 0.1%/0.3% Sterile - 0.5 fl oz (GenTeal)

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$8.99

UPC:
305361282943
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Works Like:
GenTeal
Expiration Date:
3-2025

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Product Overview

Expiration Date: 3-2025

Rugby Lubricating Tears Eye Drops 0.1%/0.3% Sterile - 0.5 fl oz 

  • Works like GenTeal Tears
  • Dextran/Hypromellose
  • Dry eye relief

Ingredients

  • Active: Dextran-70 0.1% - Lubricant, Hypromellose-2910 0.3% - Lubricant
  • Inactive: Boric Acid, Calcium Chloride, Glycerin, Glycine, Magnesium Chloride, Purified Water, Sodium Borate, Sodium Chloride, Stabilized Oxychlorocomplex, Zinc Chloride, May contain Hydrochloric Acid and/or Sodium Hydroxide to adjust pH

Uses

  • For the temporary relief of burning and irritation due to dryness of the eye 
  • For the temporary relief of discomfort due to minor irritations of the eye or to exposure to wind or sun
  • For use as a protectant against further irritation

FULL DESCRIPTION

Drug Facts

Active Ingredients

  • Dextran-70 - 0.1%
    • Purpose: Lubricant
  • Hypromellose-2910 - 0.3%
    • Purpose: Lubricant

Uses

  • For the temporary relief of burning and irritation due to dryness of the eye 
  • For the temporary relief of discomfort due to minor irritations of the eye or to exposure to wind or sun
  • For use as a protectant against further irritation

Warnings

  • For external use only
  • Do Not Use
    • If solution changes color or becomes cloudy 
    • If you are sensitive to any ingredient in this product 
  • When Using This Product
    • To avoid contamination, do not touch tip of container to any surface
    • For use as a protectant against further irritation
  • Stop Use and Ask a Doctor If
    • You experience any of the following:
      • Eye pain
      • Changes in vision
      • Continued redness or irritation of the eye
      • Condition worsens or persists for more than 72 hours
  • Keep Out of Reach of Children
    • If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away 

Directions

  • Put 1 or 2 drops in the affected eye(s) as needed

Other Information

  • Store at room temperature 

Inactive Ingredients

  • Boric Acid, Calcium Chloride, Glycerin, Glycine, Magnesium Chloride, Purified Water, Sodium Borate, Sodium Chloride, Stabilized Oxychlorocomplex, Zinc Chloride, May contain Hydrochloric Acid and/or Sodium Hydroxide to adjust pH

What are the benefits of Rugby Lubricating Tears Eye Drops (GenTeal)?

Rugby Lubricating Tears Eye Drops (GenTeal) that contain dextran and hypromellose are often referred to as artificial tears or lubricating eye drops. They are commonly used to relieve symptoms of dry eyes and provide temporary relief from eye discomfort. These eye drops offer several potential benefits:

1. Moisturize and Lubricate: Dextran and hypromellose act as lubricants and help to moisturize the surface of the eye. They provide a protective layer that can help alleviate dryness and discomfort caused by insufficient tear production or environmental factors.

2. Relieve Dry Eye Symptoms: Dry eyes can cause a range of symptoms, including irritation, redness, burning, itching, and a gritty or foreign body sensation. Eye drops containing dextran and hypromellose can help alleviate these symptoms by providing immediate and temporary relief.

3. Improve Tear Film Stability: The tear film on the surface of the eye plays a crucial role in maintaining eye health and clarity of vision. Dextran and hypromellose in eye drops can help stabilize the tear film by enhancing its thickness and preventing rapid evaporation. This can help maintain optimal eye moisture and reduce symptoms associated with dry eyes.

4. Compatible with Contact Lenses: Some eye drops containing dextran and hypromellose are formulated to be compatible with contact lenses. They can provide lubrication and relief for contact lens wearers experiencing dryness or discomfort during lens wear.

It's important to note that while eye drops containing dextran and hypromellose can provide temporary relief from dry eye symptoms, they may not address the underlying cause of dry eyes. If you have persistent or severe dry eye symptoms, it is advisable to consult with an eye care professional. They can evaluate your condition and provide appropriate recommendations for long-term management and treatment options.

What is GenTeal used for?

GenTeal is a brand of eye drops and ointments that are used for the temporary relief of dry eye symptoms. It provides lubrication and moisturization to the eyes, helping to alleviate discomfort associated with dryness. GenTeal products are often referred to as artificial tears.

Dry eye syndrome occurs when the eyes do not produce enough tears or the tears evaporate too quickly. This can lead to symptoms such as eye irritation, redness, burning, itching, blurred vision, and a gritty or foreign body sensation. GenTeal helps to relieve these symptoms by providing a lubricating and moisturizing effect on the surface of the eyes.

GenTeal eye drops and ointments contain a combination of ingredients such as hypromellose, a lubricant and moisturizer, and various formulations may also include additional components like electrolytes to help maintain the health of the ocular surface.

It's important to follow the instructions provided by your healthcare professional or as indicated on the GenTeal product packaging. If you have persistent or severe dry eye symptoms, it is advisable to consult with an eye care professional. They can evaluate your condition, determine the underlying cause of your dry eyes, and recommend appropriate treatment options or management strategies.

How many times a day can you use GenTeal?

The frequency of use for GenTeal eye drops can vary depending on the specific formulation and the severity of your dry eye symptoms. It's important to read and follow the instructions provided on the packaging or as directed by your healthcare professional. However, as a general guideline, GenTeal eye drops are often used as follows:

1. GenTeal Mild to Moderate Dry Eye Relief Drops: These drops can typically be used as needed, with 1 or 2 drops instilled into each eye as necessary for relief. The specific frequency may vary based on individual needs, but it is often recommended to use the drops 2 to 3 times per day or as directed by your healthcare professional.

2. GenTeal Severe Dry Eye Relief Drops: These drops are designed for more severe or chronic dry eye symptoms. The recommended usage may be more frequent, such as using 1 or 2 drops in each eye 3 to 4 times per day or as directed by your healthcare professional.

It's important to note that the frequency and duration of use may be adjusted based on your individual response to the medication and the advice of your healthcare professional. If you have any questions or concerns about the appropriate use of GenTeal eye drops or the recommended frequency for your specific situation, it is best to consult with an eye care professional or pharmacist. They can provide personalized guidance based on your specific needs and help determine the optimal usage regimen for your dry eye symptoms.

Are GenTeal eye drops safe?

GenTeal eye drops, when used as directed, are generally considered safe for most people. However, as with any medication, there is the potential for side effects or individual sensitivities. It's important to follow the instructions provided on the packaging or as directed by your healthcare professional to minimize the risk of adverse effects.

Some individuals may experience mild and temporary side effects, such as temporary blurred vision or mild eye irritation after using GenTeal eye drops. These side effects are usually short-lived and resolve on their own. If you experience persistent or severe side effects, it is recommended to discontinue use and consult with an eye care professional or healthcare provider.

It's also important to note that if you have any underlying eye conditions, allergies, or are using other medications, it's advisable to consult with an eye care professional or pharmacist before using GenTeal eye drops to ensure they are appropriate for your specific situation.

If you have any concerns or questions about the safety or suitability of GenTeal eye drops for your individual needs, it is best to consult with a healthcare professional or pharmacist. They can evaluate your specific circumstances and provide personalized advice based on your medical history and current medications.