PVA Tears Eyedrops
PVA TEARS Eye Drops
Indication: PVA TEARS eye drops soothe and lubricate dry eye(s) and provide greater comfort and longer wearing time of hard contact lenses.
Each mL contains: Polyvinyl alcohol 14 mg. Benzalkonium chloride 50 micrograms (as preservative). Dosage: One drop in the eye as needed or as directed.
Precautions: For external use only.
Not for use with soft contact lenses.
Keep out of reach of children.
If irritation persists or increases, discontinue use.
Keep container tightly closed.
Do not touch tip to any surface as this may contaminate the solution.
Discard unused contents 4 weeks after opening. Contents are sterile if seal is intact.
Storage: Store below 25°C Pack Size: 15 mL sterile eye drops
Scheduling: Unscheduled PBS
Listing: General Schedule Restricted Benefit – for severe dry eye syndrome, including Sjögren's syndrome.
Prescriber code MPNP (Medical Practitioner/ Nurse Practitioner) Item code 2682E Maximum quantity 1 Number of repeats 5 Pack size 1 x 15 mL Dispensed price for max.
Optometrical Schedule Restricted Benefit – for severe dry eye syndrome, including Sjögren's syndrome. Prescriber code OP (Optometrist) Item code 5526W Maximum quantity 1 Number of repeats 5 Pack size 1 x 15 mL Dispensed price for max. qty.
Prescribing Information Prescribing Information – PVA TEARSTM Eye Drops version 2.0 Page 2 of 2 PBS Listing (contd.): General Schedule Restricted Benefit - for use in patients who have severe dry eye syndrome, including Sjögren's syndrome, and who are receiving treatment under a GP Management Plan or Team Care Arrangements where Medicare benefits were or are payable for the preparation of the Plan or coordination of the Arrangements.
Note – No applications for increased maximum quantities and/or repeats will be authorised. Prescriber code MP (Medical Practitioner) Item code 9220G Maximum quantity 1 Number of repeats 11 Pack size 1 x 15 mL