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General Information on Epinastine HCl Ophthalmic Solution

Generic Name : Epinastine HCl Ophthalmic Solution

Pronunciation : epp-ih-NAS-teen HIGH-droe-KLOR-ide

Latest prescription information about Epinastine HCl 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 : Antihistamines

Trade Names/Brand Names of Epinastine HCl Ophthalmic Solution

International- Elestat.

Why is Epinastine HCl Ophthalmic Solution Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an antihistamine, prescribed for itching associated with allergic conjunctivitis. 

When should Epinastine HCl Ophthalmic Solution not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Epinastine HCl Ophthalmic Solution?

The recommended dosage is one drop into each eye twice a day.

How should Epinastine HCl 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 Epinastine HCl Ophthalmic Solution?

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.

What are the side effects of Epinastine HCl Ophthalmic Solution?

   Eye and ENT : Mild burning, redness, or stinging of the eye, runny nose.
   Miscellaneous : Cough, headache, infection, and inflammation of hair follicles.

What are the other precautions for Epinastine HCl Ophthalmic Solution?

Avoid excess dosage and long-term use of this medication.

What are the storage conditions for Epinastine HCl Ophthalmic Solution?

Store it at controlled room temperature (15-25C).

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