Methylcellulose

Methylcellulose is a chemical compound formed from cellulose. It is used in various foods and cosmetic products. It helps to treat constipation, and it is used in manufacturing drugs. It is also used in eye drops due to its lubricating property. It is undigestible and nontoxic.

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Do I need glasses for my strained eyes?

Query: Hello doctor, Why do my eyes squint even in dull light? I am on my computer all day, so I thought it might be strained eyes. Sometimes when I go near a window with sunlight, I can get this intense pain in my eyes. Do I need glasses, or is this a dry eye issue?  Read Full »


Dr. Hussein Ayoub

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How old are you? And how long have you been facing this problem? Has it been the same, or it increases with time? Do you have any known error of refraction? I would say two things. First, I believe your eyes are strained from the computer, and it is dry. Second, ...  Read Full »

Please suggest a treatment for gas.

Query: Hi doctor, I often have gas problems. I work in the night shift. Whenever I eat, gas is formed. Sometimes, the back part of the neck starts aching. Also, I feel dizzy sometimes. What to do?  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I feel sorry for this issue you have with your digestive system. You need to start jogging or treadmill for cardio exercises. Take water before meals and not after that. I suggest orally Itopride 30 minutes before taking a meal to make gastric motility better. Also, befo...  Read Full »

Please suggest medicines for celiac and thyroid disease.

Query: Hi doctor, I have done a blood test before 3 months and was diagnosed with celiac disease. I already have thyroid problem which is controlled right now with Thyroxine. The issue is followed by a gluten free diet, I cannot see any progress. I am still losing weight. My skin is pale and dry. I also ha...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have thoroughly gone through your case and can well understand your genuine health concerns.   Read Full »

What causes persistent indigestion and vomiting?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having indigestion and vomiting since one month. It is not frequent, but twice or thrice in a week. When I am having my dinner after eating half of the meals I feel some air in my stomach and suddenly vomit everything. I am having this issue in the morning too. When I wake up, I fee...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com.  Read Full »

How to treat constipation in an 88-year-old?

Query: Hello doctor, An 88 year old woman approaches the pharmacist seeking a recommendation. She has been suffering from constipation for the past several weeks and has not found relief with the remedies she has tried, including eating prunes and using a daily fiber supplement. On reviewing her pharmacy p...  Read Full »


Dr. Arul Amuthan

Ayurveda Specialist, Naturopathy Specialist, Pharmacologist, Siddha Medicine Specialist, Toxicologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have mentioned many drugs that can cause constipation by reducing intestinal peristalsis or by reducing the secretion into colon. For example, beta blockers used for hypertension can reduce the colon peristalsis and result in constipation. So, in this case, w...  Read Full »

My SGOT and SGPT levels are high. Is it an indication of liver disease?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30 year old male. My weight is 84 kg and height is 177 cm. My blood test results are leukocyte 10.94000, lymphocyte 14%, neutrophils 75000, MCHC 31.2% and RDW-SD and PDW are high. My SGOT and SGPT levels are high too. Please guide.   Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I want to assure you need not worry as everything is going to be fine, if proper care and treatment is opted in for. I have thoroughly gone through your case and can well understand your genuine health concerns.  Read Full »

What are the side effects of Mezol eye drops?

Query: Hello doctor, My eyes normally are very dry and get red too often. The doctor once gave me Mezol eye drop and it becomes white instantly. So, can I use it regularly whenever eyes are red or not? What can be the side effects of Mezol eye drops?  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Vaswani

Eye Care Ophthalmologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Mezol (Chlorpheniramine maleate, Methylcellulose, and Nafazoline) has no long-term side effects, but as it contains preservatives, I advise you to use it only when your eyes are red and not on a regular basis. Refresh Liquigel is a lubricant which is preservative free a...  Read Full »

My mom suffers with high BP and headache. Is there any heart related issue?

Query: Hi doctor, My query belongs to my mother. She is 73 years old. She is not overweight. Few days back, suddenly she felt heavy headache and after few minutes had pain in her throat. We immediately checked her BP and it was high at 180. So, she had BP medicine and after half an hour she felt normal. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I want to assure you do not worry as everything is going to be fine if proper care and treatment is opted in for. I have thoroughly gone through your case and reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and can well understand your genuine health concerns. He...  Read Full »

Can bowel movements get disturbed after marriage?

Query: Hi doctor, I got married before 10 months and since then my lifestyle has changed. As a result of this, I am suffering from increased bowel movement. Over last three months it has become very frequent for almost two to three times a day. Sometimes they are fine but at times stools are like soft porr...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I want to assure you need not have to worry as everything is going to be fine, if proper care and treatment is opted in for. I have gone through your case thoroughly and can understand your genuine health concerns.  Read Full »

How to reduce the level of triglycerides?

Query: Hi doctor, How can I reduce triglycerides? I have been checking my lipid profile over last seven years. Every time it comes back normal except triglycerides which are between 250 and 400. Kindly do the needful.  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com.  Read Full »

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