Miebo Eye Drops (Perfluorohexyloctane) is a prescription medication used to treat dry eye. Dry eye disease is a common condition that occurs when your tears cannot provide enough lubrication for your eyes. Symptoms of dry eyes include eye redness, scratchy or burning sensation in the eyes, sensitivity to light, and watery eyes. The active ingredient in Miebo is Perfluorohexyloctane. Perfluorohexyloctane belongs to a class of drugs called ophthalmic anti-inflammatory agents. It works by targeting the primary cause of dry eye and prevent tear evaporation. The drug keeps the tears from drying up, keeping the eye moist and decreasing symptoms of dry eyes.
We currently offer the brand Miebo from New Zealand, manufactured by AFT Pharmaceuticals in the strength of 100%/3 ml eye drops. The generic Perfluorohexyloctane is not available.
Get medical help immediately if you have any of these signs or an allergic reaction while using Miebo eye drops. The most common side effects of Miebo may include the following:
• Blurred vision;
• Eye redness
Contact your doctor right away if you have any of the severe side effects, including:
• Signs of an allergic reaction, including rash, dizziness, breathing difficulties, swelling of the face, tongue, or throat
These are not all of the side effects of Miebo. Always contact your doctor if you notice any unusual symptoms.
You should not use Miebo if you are allergic to Perfluorohexyloctane or any ingredient in Miebo. Before you start using this medication, tell your doctor about your medical history, especially if you:
• Are breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed;
• Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant;
• Have eye problems such as glaucoma or cataract;
• Use contact lenses
Tell your doctor about all your medications, including prescription, OTC, herbal supplements, and vitamins. There may be drug interactions between Miebo and other medicines, especially other eye drops. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. It is unknown if Miebo will harm an unborn baby. Discuss the benefits and risks of using this drug during pregnancy with your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding or planning to breastfeed. It is unknown if Perfluorohexyloctane passes into breast milk or if it may affect a nursing infant. Use Miebo precisely as prescribed by your doctor. Perfluorohexyloctane comes as eye drops. Wash your hands before applying the eye drops. Apply gentle pressure by placing one finger at the corner of your eye (near the nose) for 1 to 2 minutes before opening your eyes. This will prevent the medication from draining out. Avoid touching the dropper tip or let it touch your eye or any other surface to prevent contamination. If you use contact lenses, remove them before using Miebo eye drops. Wait at least 30 minutes before replacing the contact lenses. Miebo eye drops may cause temporary blurred vision. Wait several minutes for your vision to clear before driving or operating machinery. Store at room temperature, away from light and moisture. Keep out of the sight and reach of children.
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