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Revised: 10/2016

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
TEARBALANCE OPHTHALMIC SOLUTION 0.1%
 Active ingredient:
Purified sodium hyaluronate
 Dosage form:
clear and colorless ophthalmic solution
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine has an action to retain lacrimal fluid to increase volume of retained tear after applying, and promote repairing of corneal epithelium disorders.
It is usually used in the treatment of corneal and conjunctival epithelium disorders associated with endogenous diseases such as Sjogren's syndrome, Stevens-Johnson syndrome and sicca syndrome (dry eye), or exogenous diseases such as after surgery, drug-induced, injury and wearing contact lenses.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you wear contact lenses.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, apply 1 drop of 0.1% preparation at a time, 5 to 6 times daily. The dosage may be adjusted according to the symptoms. If the effect is insufficient, 0.3% preparation is used in the same manner. This medicine is 0.1% preparation. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Before using, wash your hands with soap and water. Apply the medicine not to touch the tip of eye dropper to any surface of your eye. After instilling, close your eyes and do not blink for a while. Wipe off any excess liquid with a clean gauze or tissue. If you need to use other eye drops at the same time, wait more than 5 minutes.
  • If you miss a dose, apply a dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. You should not use two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally use more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop using this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include itchy/stinging/bloodshot eyes, blepharitis (rash/erosion of eyelids). If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
No pertinent entries.
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store at room temperature (1 to 30℃), away from direct sunlight.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.
  • To avoid improper use and quality loss, do not transfer this solution to any other bottle or container.
  • Do not use any other solution in this bottle.

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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