Epitane 0.05% w/v Eye Drop

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Composition for Epitane 0.05% w/v Eye Drop

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Primarily used for

115.5
5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Epitane Eye Drop

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Uses of Epitane Eye Drop

Epitane 0.05% w/v Eye Drop is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Epitane Eye Drop

Common

Sleepiness.

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How to use Epitane 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 Epitane Eye Drop works

Epitane 0.05% w/v eye drop blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

In Depth Information on Epitane Eye Drop

Expert advice for Epitane 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Epitane 0.05% w/v Eye Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Epitane 0.05% w/v 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.
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Lactation
Epitane 0.05% w/v 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
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Driving
Epitane 0.05% w/v Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision
for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
Epitane 0.05% w/v Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patien
ts with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Epitane 0.05% w/v Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Epitane 0.05% w/v Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patien
ts with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Epitane 0.05% w/v Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Epitane 0.05% w/v Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for Epinastine

Epitane 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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