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Carbomer (International)

UK matches:

  • CARBOMER 0.2% EYE GEL (Leaflet)



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Categories

Pharmaceutic aid

Ophthalmic agent

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

  • Carbomer (OS: BAN)
  • Carbomer 910 (OS: USAN)
  • Carbomer 934 (OS: USAN)
  • Carbomer 934P (OS: USAN)
  • Carbomer 940 (OS: USAN)
  • Carbomer 941 (OS: USAN)
  • Carbomère (OS: DCF)
  • Acidum polyacrylicum (IS)
  • Carbossipolimetilene (IS)
  • Carboxypolymethylen (IS)
  • Carboxyvinylpolymer (IS)
  • Carpolene (IS)
  • Polyacrylic acid, cross-linked (IS)
  • Polyacrylsäure, quervernetzte (IS)
  • Carbomer (PH: Ph. Int. 7)
  • Carbomer 1342 (PH: NF 33)
  • Carbomer 934 (PH: NF 33)
  • Carbomer 934P (PH: NF 33)
  • Carbomer 940 (PH: NF 33)
  • Carbomer 941 (PH: NF 33)
  • Carbomera (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Carbomere (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Carbomère (PH: Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Carbomers (PH: BP 2018, Ph. Eur. 9)
  • Carbomerum (PH: Ph. Int. 7)

Brand Names

  • Acry
    Jaens, Pakistan
  • Acrylarm
    Acromax, Ecuador; Italmex, Mexico; Poen, Uruguay; Roemmers, Venezuela
  • Alivialux
    Denver Farma, Argentina
  • Aquarest 0.2%
    Chauvin Bausch & Lomb, France
  • AquaTears
    Laboratoires Thea, Austria
  • Artelac
    Bausch & Lomb, Australia
  • Conforgel
    Grin, Mexico
  • Dacriogel
    Alcon, Italy; Novartis, Greece
  • Dermadex Capilar [+ Clobetasol]
    GlaxoSmithKline, Argentina
  • Dermexane Capilar [+ Clobetasol]
    Lersan, Argentina
  • Dry Eye
    Alcon Nederland, Netherlands
  • Fluidose
    CPS Cito Pharma Services, Switzerland
  • Gel-Larmes
    Laboratoires Théa, France; Thea, Tunisia
  • GelTears
    Bausch & Lomb, Australia; Bausch & Lomb, Ireland; Bausch & Lomb UK, United Kingdom
  • GenTeal [+ Hypromellose]
    Alcon, Hong Kong; Alcon, Peru; Novartis, Indonesia
  • Genteal [+ Hypromellose]
    Novartis, Egypt; Novartis, Malaysia
  • GenTeal 0,3 % [+ Hypromellose]
    Novartis, Venezuela
  • Ginpol
    Winston, Taiwan
  • Ginsol
    Winston, Taiwan
  • Hidrogel [+ Polycarbophil, + Macrogol]
    Omega, Argentina
  • HPMC PAA [+ Hypromellose]
    Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Australia
  • Hylan [+ Hyaluronic Acid ]
    Tramedico, Netherlands
  • Hypotears [+ Retinol]
    Novartis, Egypt; Novartis, Oman
  • Lacrifluid
    CPS Cito Pharma Services, Switzerland; Europhta, Monaco; Europhta, Tunisia
  • Lacrifluid 0.13%
    Europhta, France
  • Lacrigel
    Europhta, France; Europhta, Monaco
  • Lacrigel [+ Thiomersal]
    Farmigea, Italy
  • Lacrinorm
    Bausch & Lomb, Belgium; Bausch & Lomb Swiss, Switzerland; Chauvin, Tunisia
  • Lacrinorm [+ Benzalkonium]
    Farmigea, Italy
  • Lacrinorm 0.2%
    Chauvin Bausch & Lomb, France
  • Lacrinorm F UD
    Bausch & Lomb Swiss, Switzerland
  • Lacryvisc
    Alcon, Switzerland; Alcon, France; Alcon, Hong Kong; Alcon, Portugal; Alcon, Paraguay; Alcon, Singapore; Alcon, Tunisia; Alcon, Turkey; Alcon, Uruguay; Novartis Farmaceutica, Spain
  • Lacryvisc [+ Mannitol]
    Alcon, Philippines; Laboratorios Alcon Chile, Chile
  • Lacryvisc SE
    Alcon, Switzerland
  • Lakrimont
    Astimex Pharma, Sweden
  • Latlas
    Atlas, Peru; Atlas Farmc., Argentina
  • Lipolac
    Angelini, Spain
  • Lipolin
    Bausch & Lomb, Philippines
  • Liposic
    Bausch & Lomb, Belgium; Bausch & Lomb, Hong Kong; Bausch & Lomb, Ireland; Bausch & Lomb, Portugal; Bausch + Lomb, Malaysia; Chauvin, Tunisia; Chauvin Bausch & Lomb, France; Dr. Gerhard Mann, China; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Jaffar Pharmacy, Bahrain; Laboratoire Chauvin, Israel; PharmaSwiss, Greece
  • Liposic [+ Sorbitol]
    Bausch & Lomb, Brazil
  • Lipotears
    Bausch & Lomb, Turkey
  • Lipovisc
    Bausch & Lomb IOM, Italy
  • Liquigel
    Théa Pharma, Germany
  • Liquivisc
    Thea Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Mucogard
    Norgine, Australia
  • Mugard [+ Glycerol]
    Norgine, Spain
  • Nicotears [+ Mannitol]
    Saval, Ecuador; Saval, Paraguay
  • Nicotears Gel [+ Mannitol]
    Nicolich, Chile
  • Ocugel
    Meda Pharma, Belgium
  • Ocugel 0.25%
    Meda, Luxembourg
  • Oculotect [+ Retinol]
    Novartis, Indonesia
  • Ofarsin
    Bausch + Lomb, Spain
  • Oftagel
    Santen, Bulgaria; Santen, Denmark; Santen, Estonia; Santen, Finland; Santen, Lithuania; Santen, Norway; Santen, Russian Federation; Santen, Sweden; Santen, Slovakia; Santen Oy, Czech Republic; Santen Oy, Iceland; Santen Oy, Poland; Ursapharm, Georgia
  • Oftagel 2.5 mg/g
    Santen, Hungary
  • Oftipan
    PharmaSwiss, Poland
  • Optifresh
    Petrus, Australia
  • PAA
    Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Australia
  • Poly Gel Lubricanting
    Alcon, New Zealand
  • Poly Gel Lubricanting [+ Sorbitol]
    Alcon Laboratories, Australia
  • Refresh
    Allergan, Mexico
  • Refresh Gel
    Allergan, Mexico
  • Siccafluid
    Laboratoires Théa, France; Laboratoires Théa, Netherlands; Laboratorios Andromaco, Chile; Thea, Philippines; Thea, Tunisia; Théa, Portugal; Thea Farma, Italy
  • Siccafluid 0.25%
    Sidus, Argentina; THEA, Switzerland; THEA, Spain
  • Siccafree
    Laboratoires Théa, Netherlands
  • Siccamed
    Laboratoires Théa, Netherlands
  • Siccapos
    Biem, Turkey; Ursapharm, Germany; Ursapharm, Malaysia
  • Teargel
    Al Pharm, South Africa
  • Thealoz Duo [+ Hyaluronic Acid]
    Thea Pharma, Germany
  • Thilo Tears [+ Mannitol]
    Alcon, Lebanon
  • Thilogel
    Alcon, Greece
  • Thilogel 0.3%
    Novartis, Greece
  • Thilo-Tears
    Alcon Nederland, Netherlands; Novartis, Belgium; Novartis Pharma, Germany
  • Thilo-Tears 3mg/g
    Novartis, Luxembourg
  • Unigel
    Roster, Peru
  • Vidisic
    Bausch & Lomb, Belgium; Bausch & Lomb, Brazil; Bausch & Lomb, Ireland; Bausch & Lomb, Luxembourg; Bausch & Lomb, Portugal; Bausch + Lomb, Malaysia; Bausch + Lomb OPS, Netherlands; BModesto, Netherlands; Dr. Fisher Farma, Netherlands; Dr. Gerhard Mann, China; Dr. Gerhard Mann, Czech Republic; Dr. Gerhard Mann, Germany; Dr. Gerhard Mann, Poland; Dr. Gerhard Mann, Serbia; Dr. Gerhard Mann, Slovakia; Dr. Gerhard Mann, Taiwan; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Gerhard Mann, Iceland; Mann, Bulgaria; Minapharm, Egypt
  • Vidisic [+ Cetrimide]
    Dr. Mann, Hungary
  • Visc-Ophtal
    Winzer, Germany
  • Viscotears
    Alcon, Colombia; Bausch & Lomb, Denmark; Bausch & Lomb, Finland; Bausch & Lomb Swiss, Switzerland; Bausch & Lomb UK, United Kingdom; Bausch + Lomb, Spain; Gramón Bagó, Uruguay; Laboratoires Théa, Sweden; Novartis, Argentina; Novartis, Ecuador; Novartis, Mexico; Novartis, New Zealand; Novartis, Paraguay; Novartis Pharma, Israel; Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Australia
  • Viscotears [+ Cetrimide]
    Alcon, Peru; Thea, Norway
  • Viscotears 0,2 %
    Novartis, Venezuela
  • Viscoter
    Laboratoires Thea, Greece; Novartis, Greece
  • Viscotirs
    Novartis Farma, Italy
  • Visco-Vision
    OmniVision, Germany
  • Vistagel
    Lansier, Peru


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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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