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Isopto Tears

Dosage form: solution
Ingredients: Hypromellose 2910 (4000 Mpa.s) 5mg in 1mL
Labeler: Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
NDC Code: 0998-0408

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Drug Facts

Active IngredientsPurpose
Hypromellose 2910  0.5%                   Lubricant

  • for the temporary relief of burning and irritation due to dryness of the eye
  • for use as a protectant against further irritation


For external use only

Do not use
  • if this solution changes color or becomes cloudy
  • if you are sensitive to any ingredient in this product

When using this product
  • remove contacts lenses before using
  • to avoid contamination, do not touch tip of container to any surface
  • replace cap after each use

Stop use and ask a doctor if

you experience any of the following:

  • eye pain
  • changes in vision
  • continued redness or irritation
  • 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.

  • instill 1 or 2 drops in the affected eye(s) as needed

Other information
  • store at room temperature.

Inactive ingredients

benzalkonium chloride 0.01% as preservative, dibasic sodium phosphate, monobasic sodium phosphate, purified water, sodium chloride, sodium citrate


In the U.S. call 1-800-757-9195



Isopto® Tears
Eye Drops

For Relief of
Dry Eyes Symptoms

15 mL (1/2 FL OZ)

hypromellose 2910 solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0998-0408
Route of AdministrationOPHTHALMICDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Hypromellose 2910 (4000 Mpa.s) (Hypromellose 2910 (4000 Mpa.s)) Hypromellose 2910 (4000 Mpa.s)5 mg  in 1 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Benzalkonium Chloride 
Sodium Phosphate, Dibasic 
Sodium Phosphate, Monobasic 
Sodium Chloride 
Sodium Citrate 
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0998-0408-1515 mL in 1 BOTTLE, DROPPER
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart34909/30/1990
Labeler - Alcon Laboratories, Inc. (008018525)
Registrant - Alcon Laboratories, Inc. (008018525)
Alcon Research Ltd007672236MANUFACTURE(0998-0408)

Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

Medically reviewed on Dec 21, 2017

Further information

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