Q: I have received a prescription for Carbomer '980' 0.2% eye drops 10g; can I give an eye gel product?
A: Yes you can dispense products described as Carbomer eye gels as the generic descriptions for these products on the Dictionary of Medicines and Devices are the same: Carbomer '980' 0.2% eye drops 10g.
Please note that this Tariff Tip does NOT apply to Carbomer '980' 0.2% eye drops 0.6ml unit dose preservative free.
|Generic Description||Brands & Generics listed on the Dictionary of DMD|
|Carbomer '980' 0.2% eye drops 10g||Artelac Nighttime 0.2% eye gel|
|Carbomer '980' 0.2% eye drops|
|Carbomer 0.2% eye gel|
|Clinitas Carbomer 0.2% eye gel|
|EyeGel 0.2% eye gel|
|GelTears 0.2% gel|
|Lumecare Carbomer 0.2% eye gel|
|Viscotears 2mg/g liquid gel|
|Xailin 0.2% eye gel|
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