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Blink® Tears Preservative Free Lubricating Eye Drops

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FOOTNOTES

GenTeal®, Systane®, Systane Balance® and Systane Ultra® are trademarks of Alcon Laboratories.

Refresh® and Refresh Optive® are trademarks of Allergan Inc.

REFERENCES

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  3. Data on File #135 Blink Formula Grid Comparison (update).
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DRUG FACTS FOR BLINK® TEARS PRESERVATIVE FREE DROPS

DRUG FACTS

Active Ingredient                                                 Purpose

Polyethylene Glycol 400 0.25%. . . . . . . .Eye lubricant

USES
  • For the temporary relief of burning, irritation and discomfort due to dryness of the eye or to exposure to wind or sun.
  • May be used as a protectant against further irritation or to relieve dryness of the eye.
WARNINGS
  • For external use only.
  • To avoid contamination, do not touch tip of vial to any surface.
  • Do not use if solution changes color or becomes cloudy.
  • Do not use if carton or unit dose vial is broken or damaged.
  • Do not reuse. Once vial is opened, discard.

Stop use and ask a doctor if:You experience eye pain, changes in vision, continued redness or irritation of the eye, or if the condition worsens or persists for more than 72 hours.

Keep out of reach of children.

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

DIRECTIONS

To open, twist and pull tab to remove.

Instill 1 or 2 drops in the affected eye(s) as needed or as directed by your eyecare professional.

OTHER INFORMATION
  • Store at room temperature.
INACTIVE INGREDIENTS

Boric Acid; Calcium Chloride; Magnesium Chloride; Potassium Chloride; Purified Water; Sodium Borate; Sodium Chloride; Sodium Hyaluronate.

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