Generic Name : Epinastine HCl Ophthalmic Solution Pronunciation : epp-ih-NAS-teen HIGH-droe-KLOR-ide Therapeutic Classification : Antihistamines ICD Code : Y43.0
International- Elestat. Why it is prescribed (Indications) :
This medication is an antihistamine, prescribed for itching associated with allergic conjunctivitis. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications):
Dosage & When it is to be taken :
The recommended dosage is one drop into each eye twice a day. How it should be taken :
It comes as eye drops to instill into the affected eyes, as directed by your physician. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients with history of scraped or broken skin, sores, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
* Remove your contact lenses before using this medication.
* Avoid prolonged use of this medication.
Side Effects :
Eye and ENT - Mild burning, redness, or stinging of the eye, runny nose.
Miscellaneous - Cough, headache, infection, and inflammation of hair follicles.
* Avoid excess dosage and long-term use of this medication. Storage Conditions :
Store it at controlled room temperature (15-25°C).
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