Skip to Content

Moisturizing Lubricant Eye Drops

Medically reviewed on October 23, 2017

Dosage form: solution/ drops
Ingredients: Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium 5mg in 1mL
Labeler: Chain Drug Consortium
NDC Code: 68016-405

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

Drug Facts

Active Ingredient

Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium 0.5%

Purpose

Lubricant

Uses
  • for the temporary relief of burning irritation and discomfort due to dryness of the eye or exposure to the wind and sun
  • may be used as a protectant against further irritation

Warnings
  • for external use only
  • to avoid contamination, do not touch tip of container to any surface. Replace cap after using
  • if solution changes color or becomes cloudy, do not use

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • you feel eye pain
  • changes in vision
  • continued redness or irritation of the eye(s) gets worse, persists or lasts 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
  • do not use if seal on bottle is missing or broken
  • use before expiration date marked on container
  • store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature].
  • RETAIN THIS CARTON FOR FUTURE REFERENCE

Inactive ingredients

Purified Water, Boric Acid, Sodium Chloride, Potassium Chloride, Calcium Chloride, Magnesium Chloride.

May also contain Hydrochloric Acid and/or Sodium Hydroxide to adjust pH;

Preservative: Chlorine Dioxide 2% solution.

Questions or comments?

1-800-932-5676

Principal Display Panel Text for Container Label:

68016-405-00

Premier

Value® Logo

Moisturizing

Lubricant

Eye Drops

MOISTURIZING DROPS

FOR DRY EYES

CMC 0.5% Lubricant Eye Drops

15 mL (0.5 FL OZ)

STERILE

Principal Display Panel Text for Carton Label:

68016-405-00

*COMPARE TO THE

ACTIVE INGREDIENT

IN REFRESH TEARS®

Premier

Value® Logo

Moisturizing

Lubricant

Eye Drops

MOISTURIZING DROPS

FOR DRY EYES

CMC 0.5% Lubricant

Eye Drops

15 mL (0.5 FL OZ)

STERILE PV Brand Logo

MOISTURIZING LUBRICANT EYE DROPS 
carboxymethylcellulose sodium solution/ drops
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:68016-405
Route of AdministrationOPHTHALMICDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium (Carboxymethylcellulose) Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium5 mg  in 1 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Water 
Boric Acid 
Sodium Chloride 
Potassium Chloride 
Calcium Chloride 
Magnesium Chloride 
Hydrochloric Acid 
Sodium Hydroxide 
Chlorine Dioxide 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:68016-405-001 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 finalpart34901/10/2014
Labeler - Chain Drug Consortium (101668460)
Registrant - Akorn, Inc. (063434679)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Akorn, Inc603980319MANUFACTURE(68016-405), ANALYSIS(68016-405), STERILIZE(68016-405), PACK(68016-405), LABEL(68016-405)

 
Chain Drug Consortium

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. This information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. If you have questions about the substances you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

Hide