Formulation : Opthalmic
Dosage : 1%
Quantity : 12mL
Prescription Not Required
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Celluvisc is a brand name for eye drops that contain the lubricant carmellose sodium.

Celluvisc is used as a substitute for tears to treat the symptoms of dry eye, such as soreness, burning, and discomfort caused by eye dryness.

Use and Dosage

The dosing instructions for Celluvisc can vary depending on the severity of your dry eye symptoms. Typically, one to two drops are instilled in the affected eye(s) as needed.

Follow the dosing instructions given by your doctor or pharmacist and do not exceed the recommended dosage.

Side Effects

Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:

  • Signs of an allergic reaction, like: rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat
  • Change in eyesight, eye pain, or very bad eye irritation

These are not all of the side effects that may occur.


If you are allergic to carboxymethylcellulose; any part of carboxymethylcellulose; or any other drugs, foods, or substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had.

This medicine may interact with other drugs or health problems.

Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take carboxymethylcellulose with all your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.

Tell all your healthcare providers you take carboxymethylcellulose. This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.

Do not take carboxymethylcellulose by mouth. If carboxymethylcellulose is put in the mouth or swallowed, call a doctor or poison control center right away.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to get pregnant. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using carboxymethylcellulose while you are pregnant.

Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding. You will need to talk about any risks to your baby.

Form and Strengths

Celluvisc is available in the following form and strengths:

Celluvisc Ophthalmic:

  • 1 %


What is Celluvisc used for?

Celluvisc is used as a lubricant to treat the symptoms of dry eye, such as soreness, burning, and discomfort caused by eye dryness.

What strengths does Celluvisc come in?

Celluvisc comes in different strengths including 0.5% and 1.0%.

Is a prescription required for Celluvisc?

No, Celluvisc is available as a non-prescription medication and does not require a prescription from a doctor.

Where can I buy Celluvisc Eye Drops?

Celluvisc Eye Drops can be purchased over the counter at many pharmacies and drugstores.

Can Celluvisc be used with other medications or health conditions?

Celluvisc is a lubricant and not a medication, so there are very few contraindications or interactions to be concerned about. However, tell your doctor or pharmacist about any other medications or health conditions you have before using Celluvisc to ensure there are no potential interactions or complications.


  1. https://www.drugs.com/cdi/carboxymethylcellulose.html#directions
  2. https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/dry-eye-gel-drops
  3. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5045033/

Additional information

Brand Name:


Scientific Name:

Carboxylmethylcellulose (CMC) – non Rx

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