Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose & Glycerin Eye Ointment



Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose & Glycerin Eye Ointment Use 

Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose and Glycerin are used to relieve burning sensation, irritability, and discomfort caused by dry eyes or irritation caused by wind, sunlight, and also from exposure to digital screens to the eyes, for example, use of mobile phones, computers, and other digital screens pieces of equipment. Dry eyes occur when your tears cannot provide proper lubrication, which is very important for your eyes to be healthy. A maximum number of people nowadays are suffering from several eye problems in the world that can easily occur, which increases the demand and requirement for the best eye ointments worldwide. Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose & Glycerin Eye Ointment is a medication that contains two active ingredients, GlyFcerin and Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose. Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose belongs to the class of medications known as Ophthalmic Medications. Glycerin belongs to the group of medications called laxatives, together this combination also helps to prevent future irritations of your eyes. The ointment stays in your eyes for a long period, which means it will maintain the moisture level for a long duration resulting in the prevention of dry eyes.   

Direction to Use

  • Use this medication if it is prescribed for you by the medical healthcare professional, your medical professional prescribed it after measuring the condition and problem you are suffering from if it is required. 
  • Tilt your head back, lai down on the bed or sofa, and look straight at the top of the ceiling. With your index finger, gently pull your lower eyelid it will form a pocket. Insert the prescribed volume of ointment into the pocket of your lower eyelid. Shut your eyes for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Roll your eyes from side to side to spread the medication and blot excess ointment. 
  • If you are also using other eye drops or eye ointments, wait at least five minutes before applying any other medication. Using eye drops before eye ointments allows the eye drops to get into your eyes. 
  • Complete the full prescribed course given to you by your medical healthcare professional. 

Side Effects

A few common side effects may occur during treatment with sodium Carboxymethylcellulose and glycerine eye ointment. These side effects are not serious and usually go away on their own. However, it is recommended to consult your doctor if these side effects continue. These side effects may include:

  • Temporary Blurred Vision
  • Pain 
  • Irritation 
  • Burning Sensation

Serious side effects are rare and uncommon, however, if they occur tell your medical healthcare professional ASAP. some of the rare serious side effects are such as – 

  • Allergic Reaction.
  • Itching.
  • Continue Pain and Redness. 
  • Rashes.
  • Swelling (especially of the face, tongue, throat).
  • Severe Dizziness.
  • Trouble Breathing. 


  • Do not use Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose & Glycerin Eye Ointment if you are allergic to it, or have any other allergies. This product contains inactive ingredients that may cause allergic reactions or other side effects. 
  • Before starting Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose & Glycerin Eye Ointment tell your doctor if you have glaucoma, high blood pressure, diabetes, eye infection, or injury. It is best to consult your doctor if you have heart disease, Kidney disease, or liver problems. 
  • If the irritation persists for 3 days while using Sodium Carboxymethylcellulose & Glycerin Eye Ointment, consult your medical healthcare provider.
  • This medication is not for children and is only used if it is highly required and advised by the doctor.
  • To prevent the chances of infection, try to avoid touching the tip of the ointment. This will keep the ointment germ and bacteria-free. 
  • After using this product, you may experience temporary blurred vision. Please do not drive, operate machinery, or engage in any activities that require blurred vision until you are safe to do so. 


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