Drug Shortage: Hypromellose 2.5% Ophthalmic Solution

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Feny Rasania
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Drug Shortage: Hypromellose 2.5% Ophthalmic Solution

Hello Everyone,

ASHP released a drug shortage notice for Hypromellose 2.5% Ophthalmic Solution and did not list any available products or alternatives. What is a therapeutic equivalent for Hypromellose?

I understand that other products like Refresh (Carboxymethyl cellulose) have a lower water retention rate.

Thanks,
Feny R.

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