Epina Eye Drop

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Epina Eye Drop
Epina Eye Drop is used in the treatment of allergic eye disease.
Epina Eye Drop side effects
Common
  • Ocular hyperemia
  • Itching
  • Burning sensation in eye
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 without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. 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.
Epina Eye Drop related warnings
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
Lactation
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
Driving
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.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Epina Eye Drop
Estina Eye Drop
Entod Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹18/ml of Eye Drop
save 25%
Relestat Eye Drop
Allergan India Pvt Ltd
₹81.21/ml of Eye Drop
240% costlier
Eparto Eye Drop
Neiss Labs Pvt Ltd
₹15/ml of Eye Drop
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Epitane Eye Drop
Micro Labs Ltd
₹25.3/ml of Eye Drop
6% costlier

Expert Advice

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  • Your doctor has prescribed Epina Eye Drop to treat inflammation (redness and swelling) due to allergies of the eye.
  • It treats short-term or sudden allergic reactions in the eye.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Epina with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. What is Epina HCL/ What is it used for?
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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 21st Sep 2017.
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MRP
119.5
5 ml in 1 packet
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