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Artificial Tears by Akorn, Inc.

Dosage form: solution/ drops
Ingredients: Polyvinyl Alcohol 14mg in 1mL
Labeler: Akorn, Inc.
NDC Code: 17478-060

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Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Polyvinyl Alcohol 1.4%

Purpose

Eye lubricant

Uses

For use as a lubricant to prevent further irritation or to relieve dryness of the eye(s).

Warnings

  • Do not use if imprinted seal on the bottle neck is broken or missing.
  • Do not use if solution changes color or becomes cloudy.
  • To avoid contamination, do not touch tip of container to any surface.
  • Replace cap after using.

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.

Directions

Instill 1 or 2 drops in the affected eye(s) as needed.

Other information
  • Store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature].
  • Store away from heat.
  • Protect from freezing.
  • Keep tightly closed. RETAIN THIS CARTON FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.

Inactive ingredients

Benzalkonium Chloride 0.005% (preservative), Edetate Disodium, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Phosphate Dibasic, Sodium Phosphate Monobasic, Water for Injection, Sodium Hydroxide and/or Hydrochloric Acid to adjust pH.

Questions?

call toll-free 1-800-932-5676, weekdays, 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM CST

Principal Display Panel Text for Container Label:

NDC 17478-060-12

Artificial

Tears

Solution

Polyvinyl

Alcohol 1.4%

Lubricant

Eye Drops

Sterile

15 mL (0.5 fl. oz.)

Principal Display Panel Text for Carton Label:

NDC 17478-060-12

15 mL

Artificial

Tears

Solution

Polyvinyl Alcohol 1.4%

Lubricant Eye Drops

Prevents Irritation and Relieves

Dryness of the Eye

Sterile

15 mL (0.5 fl. oz.)

ARTIFICIAL TEARS 
polyvinyl alcohol solution/ drops
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:17478-060
Route of AdministrationOPHTHALMICDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Polyvinyl Alcohol (Polyvinyl Alcohol) Polyvinyl Alcohol14 mg  in 1 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Benzalkonium Chloride 
Edetate Disodium 
Sodium Chloride 
Sodium Phosphate, Dibasic, Anhydrous 
Sodium Phosphate, Monobasic, Anhydrous 
Water 
Sodium Hydroxide 
Hydrochloric Acid 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:17478-060-121 BOTTLE, DROPPER in 1 CARTON
115 mL in 1 BOTTLE, DROPPER
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34903/01/1998
Labeler - Akorn, Inc. (062649876)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Akorn, Inc603980319MANUFACTURE(17478-060), ANALYSIS(17478-060), STERILIZE(17478-060), PACK(17478-060), LABEL(17478-060)

Revised: 12/2017
 
Akorn, Inc.

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