Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium Eye Drops: This medicine comes under the LUBIGAB and it is used to treat and present dry Eyes. These eye drops are used as a lubricant to relieve irritation and discomfort due to dryness of the eyes or due to exposure of the eyes to wind or sun. this medicine belongs to the group of medicines called ophthalmic medication that is used to prevent various eye-related problems. 

Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium Eye Drops contain Carboxymethylcellulose, an eye lubricant known as artificial tears. It works similarly to natural tears and provides temporary relief from burning and discomfort due to the eye’s dryness by maintaining proper lubrication of the eyes and acting as a protectant against further irritation. This medicine also helps to relieve burning, irritation, and discomfort due to the dryness of the eye or due to exposure to wind, sun, etc. 

Uses of Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium Eye Drops

This medicine is mainly used to treat dry eyes which is an eye condition that occurs when your tears are unable to provide ample lubrication for the eyes. These eye drops also help to various eye issues due to dry eyes like:

  • Burning sensation
  • Eye redness
  • Watery eyes
  • Blurred vision
  • Sensitivity to light

Direction For Use

  • Shake the bottle of your eye drops well before each use.
  • Remove contact lenses before using these eye drops. 
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop.
  • It is used for external use only. Never encourage self-medication your medicine to someone else


  • Store in a cool and dry Place.
  • Keep away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep away the reach of children and pets.


  • To avoid contamination, do not touch the tip of the container to any surface. Do not reuse. Once opened, discard.
  • Avoid driving or operating heavy machinery after using this medicine as it may cause blurring of vision and affect your ability to drive.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant and breastfeeding, allergic to this medicine, or taking any other medication.
  • It can be given safely to children provided. However, please consult a child specialist doctor before giving these eye drops to children.

Frequently Asked Questions About Carboxymethylcellulose Sodium Eye Drops

Can I use these eye drops with other eye medications simultaneously?

No, this medicine should not be used simultaneously with other eye medications. At least, a gap of 5 to 10 minutes should be there between using two eye medications for better results and avoiding the risk of side effects.

Can the use of this medicine cause blurry vision?

Yes, the use of these eye drops can cause blurry vision in the short term. So, please do not drive or operate any car or machinery that requires concentration to avoid any mishappening.

What are the side effects of this medicine?

You may experience visual disturbances and eye discharge while using this medicine. Some minor side effects of this medicine include redness of the eye, eye irritation, burning and discomfort, eyelid swelling, and itching of the eye. If any of these side effects are present, please consult your doctor.

How should this medicine be used?

If you are using it for dry eyes, instill 1 or 2 drops in the affected eye(s) as needed. If you are using it to lubricate soft and rigid gas-permeable lenses, apply 1 to 2 drops of this medicine  to each eye with the lenses on as needed or as directed by your doctor. Blink several times after pouring the drops.