sodium chloride solution - ophthalmic, Muro-128
GENERIC NAME: SODIUM CHLORIDE SOLUTION - OPHTHALMIC (SOE-dee-um KLOR-ide)
BRAND NAME(S): Muro-128
USES: This product is used to reduce swelling of the surface of the eye (cornea) in certain eye conditions. Decreasing swelling of the cornea may lessen eye discomfort or irritation caused by the swelling. This product works by drawing fluid out of the cornea to reduce swelling.
HOW TO USE: This product is for use as an eye drop as directed. Follow all directions on the product package. If you are uncertain about any of the information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.If you are wearing contact lenses, remove them before using eye drops. Wait at least 15 minutes before replacing your contact lenses.To apply eye drops, wash your hands first. To avoid contamination, do not touch the dropper tip or let it touch your eye or any other surface.Tilt your head back, look up, and pull down the lower eyelid to make a pouch. Hold the dropper directly over your eye and place 1 drop into the pouch. Release the eyelid and gently close your eyes. Place one finger at the corner of your eye (near the nose) and apply gentle pressure for 1 to 2 minutes. This will prevent the medication from draining out. Try not to blink and do not rub your eye. Repeat these steps if your dose is for more than 1 drop and for your other eye if so directed. Do not rinse the dropper. Replace the dropper cap after each use.Remove extra solution around the eye with a tissue, and wash your hands to remove any medicine that may be on them.If you are using another kind of eye medication (e.g., drops or ointments), wait at least 5 minutes before using the other medication. Use eye drops before ointments to allow the eye drops to enter the eye.This product is recommended for use under a doctor's direction. If your condition worsens, if it persists for more than 3 days, or if you think you may have a serious medical problem, seek immediate medical attention.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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