Which medications in the drug class Ocular Lubricants are used in the treatment of Viral Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)?

Updated: Mar 24, 2020
  • Author: Ingrid U Scott, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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Ocular Lubricants

These agents are used for symptomatic relief.

Artificial tears (Altalube, Gen Teal Tears, Bion Tears, Murine Tears, Natures Tears)

Artificial tears act to stabilize and thicken precorneal tear film and prolong tear film breakup time, which occurs with dry eye states.


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