Navstel

Generic Name: Hypromellose

  • What is Navstel?

    Navstel is an irrigating solution used for your eyes during surgical procedures in your eye.

  • What is the most important information I should know about Navstel?

    Navstel can cause changes in the lens of your eye during surgery if you have diabetes. Navstel should be used with caution if you have diabetes.

    Tell your doctor if you develop eye redness, light sensitivity, an increase in pain, or a decrease in vision days after Navstel was administered.

  • Who should not take Navstel?

    Your doctor will not administer Navstel to you if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients.

  • What should I tell my doctor before I take the first dose of Navstel?

    Tell your doctor about all prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal medications you are taking before beginning treatment with Navstel. Also, talk to your doctor about your complete medical history, especially if you have diabetes.

  • What is the usual dosage?

    The information below is based on the dosage guidelines your doctor uses. Depending on your condition and medical history, your doctor may prescribe a different regimen. Do not change the dosage or stop taking your medication without your doctor's approval.

    Adults and children: Your doctor will apply the solution to you based on your condition.

  • How should I take Navstel?

    Your doctor will administer Navstel to you.

  • What should I avoid while taking Navstel?

    Do not miss your scheduled follow-up appointments with your doctor.

  • What are possible food and drug interactions associated with Navstel?

    No significant interactions have been reported with Navstel at this time. However, always tell your doctor about any medicines you take, including over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

  • What are the possible side effects of Navstel?

    Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking this drug.

    Side effects may include: bleeding of your eye, blurred vision, cloudiness of your eyes, dry eyes, eye discomfort or inflammation, headache, increased pressure in your eye, swelling in your eye

  • Can I receive Navstel if I am pregnant or breastfeeding?

    The effects of Navstel during pregnancy and breastfeeding are unknown. Tell your doctor immediately if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding.

  • What should I do if I miss a dose of Navstel?

    Navstel should be given under special circumstances determined by your doctor.

  • How should I store Navstel?

    Your doctor will store this medication for you.