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HIPROVIZ 0.3% W/V EYE DROPS SOLUTION

Active substance(s): HYPROMELLOSE

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Hiproviz 0.3% 10ml leaflet GBR CODICE / Code : 912429/00

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Hiproviz

0.3% w/v Eye Drops Solution

Hypromellose
Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start using this medicine
because it contains important information for you.
- Always use this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor
or pharmacist has told you.
- Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
- Ask your pharmacist if you need more information or advice.
- If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any
possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. See section 4.
- You must talk to a doctor if you do not feel better or if you feel worse after 2
days.
This medicine is available without prescription. However, you still need to
use Hiproviz Eye Drops carefully to get the best results from it.
What is in this leaflet
1. What HIPROVIZ EYE DROPS is and what it is used for
2. What you need to know before you use HIPROVIZ EYE DROPS
3. How to use HIPROVIZ EYE DROPS
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store HIPROVIZ EYE DROPS
6. Contents of the pack and other information
1. What HIPROVIZ EYE DROPS is and what it is used for
Hiproviz 0.3% w/v Eye Drops are a soothing emollient solution used as artificial
tears. It may be used to help moisten hard contact lenses and to lubricate ocular
prosthetics (artificial eyes). It prevents damage to the cornea when the ocular
surface is not properly lubricated and covered by the eyelids. Hiproviz 0.3% w/v
provides relief of dry eye conditions (including those associated with the use of
VDUs and TVs, infrequent blinking, certain medical treatments, atmospheric
pollution and drying atmospheres, e.g. air conditioning, central heating, wind
and sun).
You must talk to a doctor if you do not feel better or if you feel worse after 2 days.
2. What you need to know before you use HIPROVIZ EYE DROPS
Do not use HIPROVIZ EYE DROPS:
- if you are allergic to hypromellose or any of the other ingredients of this
medicine (listed in section 6).
Warnings and precautions
Before you use Hiproviz Eye Drops, tell your doctor if you wear soft (hydrophilic)
contact lenses.
Other medicines and HIPROVIZ EYE DROPS
Before using Hiproviz Eye Drops, please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you
have any other eye disorder. Also, if you are using or have recently used, any
other medicines for your eyes, including medicines obtained without a
prescription.
Hiproviz Eye Drops may increase the time other medicines stay in the eye.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are
planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking
this medicine.
Driving and using machines
Do not drive or operate machines if you have blurred vision after using Hiproviz
Eye Drops. You should wait until this clears before driving or using machines.
HIPROVIZ EYE DROPS contains the preservative benzalkonium chloride
which may cause eye irritation and is known to discolour soft contact lenses. If
you wear contact lenses, remove these before applying the eye drops. Wait at
least 15 minutes before putting your lenses back.
3. How to use HIPROVIZ EYE DROPS
Always use Hiproviz Eye Drops exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told
you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Avoid contact with soft contact lenses. If you wear soft contact lenses, remove
them prior to the application of Hiproviz Eye Drops and then wait at least 15
minutes before reinsertion.
Use in adults, children and adolescents
The dose depends upon the need for eye lubrication. Usually 1-2 drops should
be instilled into each eye three times daily, or as directed by your doctor.
Instructions for use:
Hiproviz Eye Drops is for use as eye drops only; do not swallow.
Always wash your hands before applying Hiproviz Eye Drops. Apply one drop of
Hiproviz Eye Drops in each affected eye in the following way:
1. Tilt your head back and look at the ceiling.
2. Gently pull the lower eyelid down until there is a pocket.
3. Squeeze the upturned dropper bottle with the other hand to release a drop
into your eye.
4. Release the lower eyelid. Blink a few times to spread the drop evenly over
your eye.
5. Replace and tighten the cap immediately after use.

To help keep the contents sterile, do not allow the dropper tip to touch your
eyelids or any other surface.
Throw away the unused contents of the bottle after 28 days from first opening it.
If you use more HIPROVIZ EYE DROPS than you should
There is no experience of an overdosage with Hiproviz Eye Drops which is
unlikely when given as eye drops. If you accidentally swallow them, contact your
doctor.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or
pharmacist.
4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Hiproviz Eye Drops can cause side effects although not
everybody gets them.
Most of these side effects affect only the eye and do not last very long although
it is not known how commonly they occur.
Side effects include:
• stinging or burning sensation
• blurring of vision
If you have any severe or persistent side effects you should stop using the drops
and contact your doctor immediately.
No additional side effects have been reported in children and adolescents
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any
possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects
directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard
By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of
this medicine.
5. How to store HIPROVIZ EYE DROPS
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not use Hiproviz Eye Drops after the expiry date (EXP) which is stated on the
label of the bottle and on the carton.
Discard the bottle 28 days after first opening, even if the bottle is not empty.
Do not store the bottle at a temperature above 25 °C.
Keep the container tightly closed.
Keep bottle in the outer carton to protect from light.
A slight haziness which may develop in the unopened product is normal; the
product can be used safely.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask
your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines that are no longer required. These
measures will help protect the environment.
6. Contents of the pack and other information
What HIPROVIZ EYE DROPS contains
The active substance is hypromellose 0.3% w/v
The other ingredient(s) are: benzalkonium chloride (preservative), potassium
chloride, sodium chloride, borax, boric acid, purified water, and sodium
hydroxide and hydrochloric acid (to adjust pH)
What HIPROVIZ EYE DROPS looks like and contents of the pack
It is a clear, colourless, practically free of particles and slightly viscous eye drops
solution. Each bottle contains 10 ml of the solution
Marketing Authorisation Holder and Manufacturer
Marketing Authorisation Holder
Farmigea S.p.A
Via G.B. Oliva, 6/8 -56121 PISA
Italy
Manufacturer
Farmigea S.p.A
Via G.B. Oliva, 8-56121 PISA
Italy
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This leaflet was last revised in 12/2014.

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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