Lacrisert OverviewHydroxypropyl cellulose (HPC) is a derivative of cellulose with both water solubility and organic solubility. It is used as an excipient, and topical ophthalmic protectant and lubricant. Contents 1 Chemistry 2 Uses 3 See also 4 Notes and references Chemistry HPC is an ether of cellulose in which some of the hydroxyl groups in the repeating glucose units have been hydroxypropylated forming -OCH2CH(OH)CH3 groups using propylene oxide. The average number of substituted hydroxyl groups...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
- Insert: 5mg
- Insert, Extended Release: 5mg/unit
- Solution: 2.5%
NDC Database Records for Lacrisert: (2 results)Sorted by National Drug Code
- 24208-800 Lacrisert 5 mg Ophthalmic Pellet by Bausch & Lomb Incorporated
- 25010-805 Lacrisert 5 mg/1 Ophthalmic Pellet by Aton Pharma, Inc.