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Epinastine Ophthalmic Solution Dosage

The standard recommended dosage of epinastine ophthalmic solution for the prevention of eye allergy symptoms in adults and children ages three and older is one drop in each affected eye twice a day. It is best to use this medication throughout allergy season; you should take your dose even on days that you do not experience symptoms.

Epinastine Ophthalmic Solution Dosage: An Introduction

There is only one standard recommended dose of epinastine ophthalmic solution (Elestat®) regardless of the severity of your allergy symptoms. As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.

Dosing for Eye Allergies

The recommended epinastine ophthalmic solution dosage for preventing eye allergy symptoms in adults and children three years old and older is one drop in each affected eye two times a day.

General Information on Dosing With Epinastine Ophthalmic Solution

Considerations for people taking epinastine ophthalmic solution include the following:
  • This medication comes in the form of an eye drop. It is used in each eye twice a day.
  • It is best to use epinastine ophthalmic solution throughout allergy season, even on days you do not have symptoms.
  • If you wear contact lenses, you must remove them to use the drops. In order to prevent the lens from absorbing the preservatives in the medication, be sure to wait at least 10 minutes after using the drops before reinserting the lens. Do not wear your contact lenses if your eye is still red.
  • In order to prevent contamination of the drops, do not touch the tip of the dropper to any surface, including the surface of the eye.
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as directed.
  • If you are unsure about anything related to your dosage, please talk with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.
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