Epina Eye Drop

Cipla Ltd

Composition for Epina 0.05% w/v Eye Drop

iconPrescription Required

Primarily used for

Allergic eye disease
5 ml in 1 packet

Medicine Overview of Epina Eye Drop


Uses of Epina Eye Drop

Epina Eye Drop is used in the treatment of allergic eye disease.

How to use Epina Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Epina Eye Drop works

Epina Eye Drop is an antihistaminic medication. It treats allergy symptoms such as such as itching, swelling, and rashes by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger (histamine) in the body.

In Depth Information on Epina Eye Drop

Expert advice for Epina Eye Drop

  • Avoid wearing contact lenses while using epinastine.
  • Remove your contact lenses before instilling epinastine eye drops and re-insert them 10 min after instillation of eye drops to avoid discoloration of lenses.
  • Leave an interval of at least 10 min if you have to use another eye drop, after instilling epinastine eyes drops.
  • Consult your doctor before you stop using epinastine as it controls the itching of allergic conjunctivitis only if used regularly.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Epinastine eye drops are not meant to be injected or ingested orally.
  • Epinastine eye drops should be used cautiously in children under 12 years of age.
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Epina Eye Drop related warnings
Special precautions for Epina Eye Drop
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Epina Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Epina Eye Drop is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

After using eye drops, place pressure over the corner of eye for a minute, then remove the excess solution with an absorbent tissue to diminish the amount of drug reaching the breastmilk
Epina Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision for a short
time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Epina Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients with kidn
ey disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Epina Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Epina Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients with live
r disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Epina Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Epina Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions about Epinastine

Epina is an antihistamine used to relieve symptoms of such as watery eyes and itchy, red, swollen eyes or eyelids due to allergic conjunctivitis (irritation and redness in the membrane covering the eye).

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