What is GenTeal eye gel used for?
Genteal Gel is an eye lubricant or artificial tears used to relieve dry eyes. This can happen because not enough tears are made to keep the eye lubricated. It helps to soothe the irritation and burning seen in dry eyes by maintaining proper lubrication of the eyes.
Can I use GenTeal gel during the day?
GENTEAL Tears Liquid Drops is primarily recommended for daytime use and mild irritation, while thicker formulas such as gels and ointments are recommended for nighttime application or severe irritation.
Can you use GenTeal with contacts?
Do not use this medicine while wearing contact lenses. GenTeal may contain a preservative that can discolor soft contact lenses. Wait at least 15 minutes after using this medicine before putting in your contact lenses. Wash your hands before using the eye drops.
How do you use GenTeal tear gel?
For drops/gels, place the dropper directly over the eye and squeeze out 1 or 2 drops as needed. Look down and gently close your eye for 1 or 2 minutes. Place one finger at the corner of the eye near the nose and apply gentle pressure. This will prevent the medication from draining away from the eye.
How often can you use GenTeal eye gel?
Usually, drops may be used as often as needed. Ointments are usually used 1 to 2 times daily as needed. If using an ointment once a day, it may be best to use it at bedtime.
What is the best eye gel for dry eyes?
Over-the-counter Gels and ointments tend to stay in the eyes longer, so they’re recommended for overnight use. Recommended gels include GenTeal Severe Dry Eye and Refresh Celluvisc.
How often can I use Genteal gel?
How often can I use GenTeal gel?
Is Genteal tears safe to use?
Genteal Tears Contraindications This medicine is generally considered safe for most people. Talk to your doctor if you have concerns. Do not use if you have had an allergic reaction to any of the ingredients listed on the label of the product you are using.
How is genteal gel used in eye drops?
Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, the main ingredient of GenTeal Gel, is used in the form of eye drops as well as eye gels as an ocular lubricant for the treatment of dry eyes. It is also used in the form of injection as a surgical aid during certain eye surgeries. What is it prescribed for?
Are there any side effects to taking genteal?
GenTeal side effects Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Stop using GenTeal and call your doctor if you have: severe burning, stinging, or eye irritation after using the medicine;
Is it safe to take genteal with an eye infection?
You should not use an GenTeal if you are allergic to it. This medicine will not treat or prevent an eye infection. Ask a doctor or pharmacist if it is safe for you to use GenTeal if you have any type of infection in your eye. GenTeal is not expected to harm an unborn baby.