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CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Categories

Ophthalmic agent

Pharmaceutic aid

Chemical Name

High-molecular-weight polymers of acrylic acid cross-linked with polyalkenyl ethers of sugars or polyalcohols. They are produced in several grades characterised by the viscosity of a defined solution (Ph. Eur.)

Foreign Names

  • Carbomerum (Latin)
  • Carbomer (German)
  • Carbomère (French)
  • Carbomero (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

  • Alcon Eye
    Alcon-Couvreur, Belgium
  • Alivialux
    Denver, Argentina
  • Aquarest
    Chauvin, France
  • AquaTears
    Novartis, Austria
  • Civigel
    Alcon, France
  • Dacrio
    Alcon, Greece
  • Dacriogel
    Alcon, Italy
  • Dry Eye
    Alcon Couvreur, Netherlands
  • Fluidose
    Ophtapharm, Switzerland
  • Gel Tears
    Bausch & Lomb, United Kingdom
  • Gel-Larmes
    Thea, France; Thea, Tunisia
  • GelTears
    Bausch & Lomb, United Kingdom; Chauvin, Ireland
  • Gen Teal (Carbomer and Hydromellose)
    Novartis, Bangladesh
  • GenTeal (Carbomer and Hypromellose)
    Novartis, Indonesia; Novartis Biosciences, Peru
  • Genteal Gel (Carbomer and Hypromellose)
    Novartis, Malaysia
  • Ginpol
    Winston, Taiwan
  • Ginsol
    Winston, Taiwan
  • Humedgel (Carbomer and Hypromellose)
    Lansier, Peru
  • Lacrifluid
    Europhta, Monaco; Europhta, Tunisia; Ophtapharm, Switzerland
  • Lacrigel
    Europhta, Monaco
  • Lacrigel (Carbomer and Thiomersal)
    Farmigea, Italy; Farmigea, Malta
  • Lacrinorm
    Bausch & Lomb Swiss, Switzerland; Chauvin, Belgium; Chauvin, France; Chauvin, Netherlands; Chauvin, Tunisia; Chauvin/ Bausch & Lomb, Vietnam
  • Lacrinorm (Carbomer and Benzalkonium)
    Farmigea, Italy
  • Lacrinorm F
    Bausch & Lomb Swiss, Switzerland
  • Lacryvisc SE
    Alcon, Switzerland
  • Lacryvisc
    Alcon, Switzerland; Alcon, France; Alcon, Hong Kong; Alcon, Mexico; Alcon, Romania; Alcon, Thailand; Alcon, Tunisia; Alcon Cusi, Spain; Alcon-Couvreur, Slovenia
  • Lacryvisc (Carbomer and Mannitol)
    Alcon, Chile; Alcon, Philippines
  • Lipolac
    Angelini, Spain
  • Lipolin
    Bausch & Lomb, Philippines
  • Liposic
    Bausch & Lomb, Argentina; Bausch & Lomb, United Kingdom; Bausch & Lomb, Hong Kong; Bausch & Lomb, Netherlands; Bausch & Lomb, Vietnam; Bausch & Lomb Pharma, Thailand; Bausch & Lomb Swiss, Switzerland; Chauvin, Tunisia; Chauvin Bausch & Lomb, France; Dr. Gerhard Mann, China; Dr. Gerhard Mann, Germany; Jaffar Pharmacy, Bahrain; Kite, Greece; Mann, Ireland; Tramedico, Belgium
  • Lipovisc
    Bausch & Lomb IOM, Italy
  • Liquigel
    Théa, Germany
  • Liquivisc
    Allergan, Ireland; Spectrum Thea, United Kingdom
  • Lumecare Carbomer
    Medicom, United Kingdom
  • MuGard
    Spepharm, Germany
  • Nicotears Gel (Carbomer and Mannitol)
    Saval, Peru
  • Ocugel
    Meda, Belgium; Meda, Luxembourg
  • Oculotect (Carbomer and Retinol)
    Novartis, Indonesia
  • Oftagel
    Santen, Bulgaria; Santen, Estonia; Santen, Finland; Santen, Hungary; Santen, Iceland; Santen, Lithuania; Santen, Latvia; Santen, Norway; Santen, Poland; Santen, Russian Federation; Santen, Sweden; Santen, Slovakia; Santen Oy, Czech Republic; Santen Pharma, Denmark; Ursapharm, Georgia
  • Oftipan
    Jelfa, Poland
  • Poly Gel Lubricanting Eye Gel
    Alcon, New Zealand
  • Refresh
    Allergan, Argentina
  • Siccafluid
    Farmila-Thea Farmaceutici, Italy; Laboratoires Thea, Greece; Laboratoires Théa, Netherlands; Pfizer, Venezuela; Sidus, Argentina; Thea, Spain; Thea, France; Thea, Philippines; Thea, Tunisia; Théa, Portugal; Théa Pharma, Switzerland
  • Siccapos
    Biem, Turkey; Ursapharm, Germany
  • Teargel
    Adcock Ingram Pharmaceuticals, South Africa
  • Thilo-Tears
    Alcon, Germany; Alcon, Luxembourg; Alcon, Netherlands; Alcon-Couvreur, Belgium
  • Thilo-Tears-Se (Carbomer and Mannitol)
    Liba, Turkey
  • Unigel
    Roster, Peru
  • Vidisept N
    Bausch & Lomb, Philippines
  • Vidisic Gel
    Bausch & Lomb, Philippines
  • Vidisic
    Bausch & Lomb, Netherlands; Dr. Gerhard Mann, Bulgaria; Dr. Gerhard Mann, China; Dr. Gerhard Mann, Czech Republic; Dr. Gerhard Mann, Germany; Dr. Gerhard Mann, Serbia; Dr. Gerhard Mann, Taiwan; Dr. Mann, Poland; Mann, Iceland; Mann, Slovakia; Tramedico, Belgium
  • Vidisic (Carbomer and Cetrimide)
    Dr. Mann, Singapore
  • Vidisic (Carbomer and Sorbitol)
    Mann, Luxembourg
  • Visc-Ophtal
    Winzer, Germany
  • Viscotears
    Alcon, Switzerland; Novartis, Argentina; Novartis, Australia; Novartis, Brazil; Novartis, Chile; Novartis, Finland; Novartis, United Kingdom; Novartis, Hong Kong; Novartis, Israel; Novartis, New Zealand; Novartis, Turkey; Novartis, Venezuela; Novartis Farmaceutica, Spain; Novartis Healthcare, Sweden
  • Viscotears (Carbomer and Cetrimide)
    Novartis Biosciences, Peru; Thea Nordic AB, Norway
  • Viscotears (Carbomer and Sorbitol)
    Novartis, Denmark
  • Visco-Vision
    OmniVision, Germany
  • Visine (Carbomer and Povidone)
    McNeil, Germany
  • Vistagel
    Lansier, Peru

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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