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Mineral Oil/Petrolatum

    DEA Class; OTC

    Common Brand Names; Systane Nighttime Lubricant Eye Ointment

    • Ophthalmic Lubricants

    Ocular lubricant

    Indicated for treatment of Dry Eye



    Remove contact lenses before use

    Discontinue if eye pain, vision changes, or persistent irritation/redness occurs

    Discontinue if condition worsens or persists >72 hr

    Pregnancy Category: C

    Lactation: not known if distributed in milk

    Pregnant or breastfeeding patients should seek advice of health professional before using OTC drugs

    Pull down the lower lid of the affected eye and apply a small amount (one-fourth inch) of ointment to the inside of lower eyelid

    Mineral oil/petrolatum

    ophthalmic ointment

    • 3%/94%