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GenTeal product line

GenTeal, GenTeal Mild, GenTeal PF, GenTeal Gel, GenTeal PM Lubricant Eye Ointment


Family of lubricant eyedrops, gels

ACTIVE INGREDIENTS: Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (0.2% in GenTeal Mild, 0.3% in all the others). EXCEPTION: Lubricant eye ointment is white petrolatum and mineral oil.

PRESERVATIVE: GenAqua (Sodium Perborate) in all except GenTeal PF which is in preservative free unit dose packaging, and and Genteal PM ointment.

PRICING: $7.99/$8.49 (GenTeal, GenTeal Mild) for 15mL bottle, $9.99 for 36 unit doses, and $8.29 for 10mL tube of GenTeal Gel. (Ref., February 2005.)

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Among severe dry eye patients, Genteal Gel has been one of the most-favored products for night-time protection.



links and references

DRY EYE FAQ: Reference list of over-the-counter tear supplements

DRY EYE TALK: Browse patients' experiences with a variety of over-the-counter lubricant eye products

EXTERNAL LINK: Novartis page on GenTeal products

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