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Instructions for inserting and removing LACRISERT (cellulose) should be carefully followed.
Information for Patients
Patients should be advised to follow the instructions for using LACRISERT (cellulose) which accompany the package.
Because this product may produce transient blurring of vision, patients should be instructed to exercise caution when operating hazardous machinery or driving a motor vehicle.
Carcinogenesis, Mutagenesis, Impairment of Fertility
Feeding of hydroxypropyl cellulose to rats at levels up to 5% of their diet produced no gross or histopathologic changes or other deleterious effects.
Safety and effectiveness in pediatric patients have not been established.
No overall differences in safety or effectiveness have been observed between elderly and younger patients.
Last reviewed on RxList: 3/13/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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