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Epinastine Ophthalmic Solution

When and How to Use Epinastine Ophthalmic Solution

General considerations 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.

Dosing Information

There is only one standard recommended dosage for this product. As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Epinastine Ophthalmic Solution Dosage for more information.)

Epinastine Ophthalmic Solution Drug Interactions

Epinastine ophthalmic solution is probably unlikely to interact with other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Epinastine Ophthalmic Solution).

What If I Take an Overdose?

It is not clear exactly what to expect from an overdose with this medication. If you happen to overdose on epinastine ophthalmic solution, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Elestat Overdose for more information.)
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