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Indicated for the symptomatic relief of ocular irritation and dryness.
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1. What it is Artific and what it is used
Artific is a medicine belonging to the group of artificial tears.
Artific is indicated for the symptomatic relief of ocular irritation and dryness.
You should consult a doctor if worsens or does not improve after 7 days.
2. What you need to know before you start using Artific
Do not use Artific if you are allergic to hypromellose or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in section 6).
Warnings and Precautions
Consult your doctor or pharmacist before you start using Artific.
If irritation, pain, redness or changes in vision or if you think your situation worsens occurs, stop using this medicine and check with your doctor or pharmacist.
Wearers of soft contact lenses should extraérselas before administration of this medicine and wait at least 15 minutes before colocárselas again.
Artific use with other medicines
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines.
In intraocular application, they have not been described to date, interactions with other medicines.
Pregnancy and lactation
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you think you may be pregnant or planning to become pregnant, ask your doctor or pharmacist before using this medicine.
There is no experience regarding the safety of this product during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Driving and using machines
There have been no effects on the ability to drive or use machines using Artific.
3. Using Artific
Follow the instructions exactly this medicine provided by your doctor or pharmacist. If in doubt ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Artific only be used topically as eye drops.
The recommended dose is one drop into the eye 3 to 5 times a day or, if necessary, more frequently. The treatment of dry eye syndrome requires an individualized dosing regimen.
Do not use after elapsed six weeks of opening the bottle.
If you use more than you should Artific
If you have used more than Artific should consult your doctor or pharmacist.
No adverse effects eye overdose are known and no effects of overdose are anticipated with the route of ophthalmic administration.
In case of overdose or accidental ingestion immediately seek medical center or call the Toxicology Information Service on +34 91 562 04 20, indicating the medicine and the amount taken.
If you forget to Artific
Do not use a double dose to make up for missed doses.
4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
You may experience the following side effects:
Uncommon (between 1 and 10 in every 1,000 patients): burning sensation, blurred vision and sticky eyelids.
5. Conservation of Artific
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date on the carton after EXP. The expiry date is the last day of that month.
Discard 6 weeks of opening the bottle. Do not store above 30 C.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Place containers and medicines no longer required in Point SIGRE pharmacy. If in doubt, ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. This way you will help to protect the environment.
6. Contents of the pack and other information
Composition of Artific
- The active substance is hydroxypropylmethylcellulose (Methocel F4M), 1 ml solution contains 3.20 mg hypromellose.
- The other ingredients are cetrimide, sodium dodecahydrate hydrogen phosphate, sodium dihydrogen phosphate dihydrate, disodium edetate, sorbitol (E420) and water for injections.
Looks like and contents of the pack
Artific is a colorless, transparent solution without particles.
It comes in a plastic dropper bottle containing 10 ml of solution.
Authorization holder responsible for marketing and manufacturing
Holder of the marketing authorization
Angelini Pharmaceuticals, S.A. C. Osi 7
Responsible for manufacturing
DR. Mann Pharma Brunsbütteler Damm 173
13581 Berlin. GERMANY
Source: Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products