Sodium Hyaluronate (Ophthalmic)


Sodium Hyaluronate 0.1% sterile ophthalmic preparation is indicated for all forms of dry eye and for post-surgical lubrication. Sodium Hyaluronate 0.2% sterile ophthalmic preparation is indicated for severe & chronic dry eye including after surgery. Both strengths are also indicated for dry eye associated with contact lens user.

Sodium Hyaluronate eye drops provide intensive and long-lasting lubrication for severe cases of dry eyes. The drops have a highly viscous consistency and are therefore ideal for the special needs of severe and chronic eye symptoms. In addition, they are outstandingly well-suited to supporting the healing of eyes following an operation. Sodium Hyaluronate lubricating eye drops can be prescribed for some diseases because of their therapeutic properties. In these cases, they can be prescribed by the doctor and the costs can be paid by health insurance funds. Sodium Hyaluronate eye drops contain the ingredient hyaluronan and are free from preservatives and phosphates. That is why Sodium Hyaluronate lubricating eye drops have very good tolerability.


Sodium hyaluronate is a polysaccharide which functions as a tissue lubricant. It is widely used in ophthalmic surgery because it forms a viscoelastic solution in water which makes it a suitable substitute for aqueous and vitreous humour.

Dosage & Administration

Adult: Instill 1 drop 3 times daily. If necessary this can be increased or as directed by a physician.

Use in children: There is no known experience with patients under 18 years old.


Known hypersensitivity to any of the components.

Side Effects

Transient burning sensation, temporarily blurred vision and transient rise in intraocular pressure. Precautions: To avoid contamination, the tip of the container should not touch any surface and should be fully closed between applications.

Pregnancy & Lactation

Pregnancy category B. Reproductive studies have not demonstrated any risk, but no controlled studies in pregnant women are available. Sodium Hyaluronate has a purely physical effect on the eyes without being absorbed and hence can be used during pregnancy and lactation.

Therapeutic Class

Drugs for Dry eyes

Storage Conditions

Keep below 30°C temperature, away from light & moisture. Keep out of the reach of children.