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Dosage form: gel
Ingredients: carboxymethylcellulose sodium 10mg in 1mL
Labeler: Allergan, Inc.
NDC Code: 0023-4554

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REFRESH® CELLUVISC® Lubricant Eye Drops

Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Carboxymethylcellulose sodium 1%


Eye lubricant

  • For the temporary relief of burning, irritation, and discomfort due to dryness of the eye or exposure to wind or sun.
  • May be used as a protectant against further irritation.

  • For external use only.
  • To avoid contamination, do not touch tip of container to any surface. Do not reuse. Once opened, discard.
  • Do not touch unit-dose tip to eye.
  • If solution changes color or becomes cloudy, do not use.

Stop use and ask a doctor if you experience eye pain, changes in vision, continued redness or irritation of the eye, or if the 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.


To open, TWIST AND PULL TAB TO REMOVE. Instill 1 or 2 drops in the affected eye(s) as needed and discard container.

Other information
  • Use only if single-use container is intact.
  • REFRESH® CELLUVISC® may cause temporary blurring due to its viscosity.
  • Store at 59°-86°F (15°-30°C).
  • Use before expiration date marked on container.

Inactive ingredients

Calcium chloride; potassium chloride; purified water; sodium chloride; and sodium lactate.

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NDC 0023-4554-30


Lubricant Eye Gel

Soothing Gel

Long-lasting relief
for dry eyes in a
soothing gel formula

30 Single-Use Containers
0.01 fl oz (0.4 mL) each Sterile

carboxymethylcellulose sodium gel
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0023-4554
Route of AdministrationOPHTHALMICDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
carboxymethylcellulose sodium (carboxymethylcellulose) carboxymethylcellulose sodium10 mg  in 1 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
calcium chloride 
potassium chloride 
sodium chloride 
sodium lactate 
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0023-4554-055 VIAL, SINGLE-USE in 1 CARTON
10.4 mL in 1 VIAL, SINGLE-USE
2NDC:0023-4554-3030 VIAL, SINGLE-USE in 1 CARTON
20.4 mL in 1 VIAL, SINGLE-USE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34910/04/1989
Labeler - Allergan, Inc. (144796497)
Allergan, Inc.362898611MANUFACTURE(0023-4554)
Allergan Pharmaceuticals Ireland219682291MANUFACTURE(0023-4554)

Revised: 11/2011
Allergan, Inc.

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