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General Information on Emedastine Difumarate Ophthalmic Solution

Generic Name : Emedastine Difumarate Ophthalmic Solution

Pronunciation : EM-e-DAS-teen

Latest prescription information about Emedastine Difumarate Ophthalmic Solution. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y43.0 | Therapeutic Classification : Anti-allergic And Anti-inflammatory Agents

Trade Names/Brand Names of Emedastine Difumarate Ophthalmic Solution

International- Emadine.

Why is Emedastine Difumarate Ophthalmic Solution Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antihistamine, prescribed for allergic conjunctivitis. It blocks histamine's action, which reduces allergy symptoms.

When should Emedastine Difumarate Ophthalmic Solution not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Emedastine Difumarate Ophthalmic Solution?

Ophthalmic- The recommended dose is one drop into the affected eye up to four times daily.

How should Emedastine Difumarate Ophthalmic Solution be taken?

It comes as eye drops to instill into the affected eyes as directed by your physician.

What are the warnings and precautions for Emedastine Difumarate Ophthalmic Solution?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of any allergy, who are wearing contact lenses, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It may cause blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery while using this medication.

Remove your contact lenses before using this medication.

What are the side effects of Emedastine Difumarate Ophthalmic Solution?

Abnormal dreams, weakness, bad taste, blurred vision, burning or stinging, corneal infiltrates, corneal staining, skin inflammation, dry eye, foreign body sensation, itching, runny nose, and tearing.

What are the other precautions for Emedastine Difumarate Ophthalmic Solution?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Emedastine Difumarate Ophthalmic Solution?

Store it at 4C - 30C.

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