Optihist Plus Eye Drop

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Primarily used for

Allergic Disorders, short term fluid replacement after trauma, infections
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Kidney
66.55
5 ML in 1 packet
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Substitutes for Optihist Plus

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of Optihist Plus Eye Drop

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Uses of Chlorpheniramine

Chlorpheniramine is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Chlorpheniramine

Common

Sleepiness.

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How to use Chlorpheniramine

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 Optihist Plus Eye Drop works

Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.
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Uses of Sodium Chloride

Sodium Chloride is used in short term fluid replacement after trauma, dehydration and irrigation solution for eye/nose.
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Side effects of Sodium Chloride

Common

Volume overload.

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How to use Sodium Chloride

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 Optihist Plus Eye Drop works

Sodium chloride works by replacing fluid loss.
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Uses of Boric Acid

Boric Acid is used to prevent infections.
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Side effects of Boric Acid

Common

Increased liver enzymes, Abdominal pain, Allergic reaction, Burning sensation, Irritation, Cns stimulation, Central nervous system depression, Diarrhoea, Rash, Vomiting.

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How to use Boric Acid

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 Optihist Plus Eye Drop works

Boric acid belongs to class of drugs called antiseptics. It can weakly inhibit bacterial and fungal growth. It irrigates the eyes, cleanses, refreshes and soothes the irritated eyes; and help in removal of loose foreign material, air pollutants or chlorinated water..
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Uses of Tetrahydrozoline

Tetrahydrozoline is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Tetrahydrozoline

Common

Systemic hypertension (high blood pressure), Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping).

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How to use Tetrahydrozoline

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 Optihist Plus Eye Drop works

It works by temporarily narrowing the blood vessels in the eye.

In Depth Information on Optihist Plus Eye Drop

Expert advice for Chlorpheniramine

  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Chlorpheniramine, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.

Expert advice for Sodium Chloride

  • Your electrolyte levels in blood and other parameters (such as blood pressure etc.) will be monitored regularly as you receive intravenous sodium chloride.
  • Tell your doctor if you have disorders of the kidneys, lungs, problems of the heart related to impaired pumping of blood (congestive cardiac disorders), high blood pressure or pregnancy-related blood pressure problems (pre-eclampsia), fluid retention problems  or swelling in hands, ankles or feet.
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any unwanted swelling, trouble in breathing, muscle cramps, and/or weakness, fits, nausea, vomiting or stomach pain.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if you are allergic to sodium chloride or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not give to patients with excess fluid or sodium in the space outside body cells (extracellular hyper hydration or hypervolemia).
  • Do not give to patients with abnormally low levels of sodium or chloride in blood (hyponatremia, hypochloremia), fluid and sodium retention problems or edema (swelling).
  • Do not give to patients with congestive heart failure (heart failure resulting in fluid build-up in lungs and other body tissues), severe liver and kidney functioning problems.

Expert advice for Boric Acid

  • Avoid using boric acid for jock itch/groin itch for more than 2 week and athlete's foot or ringworm for more than 4 week.
  • Do not use boric acid along with other eye medication containing polyvinyl alcohol.
  • Avoid using this medication if you have any open wound or other skin injury around your eyes.
  • Boric acid is a weak antibiotic and should not be used to treat any type of infection without the advice of a doctor. There are many other, more effective antibiotics available.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for Optihist Plus Eye Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Optihist Plus 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
Optihist Plus Eye Drop is probably usafe to use during lacta
tion. Animal or human data is not available.
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Driving
Optihist Plus Eye Drop may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Optihist Plus Eye Drop is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be used in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Optihist Plus Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for Chlorpheniramine

Q. Does chlorpheniramine or chlorpheniramine maleate cause increase in blood pressure/ drowsy/non drowsy/sedating/get you high/keep you awake/sleepiness/make you tired/weight gain?
Chlorpheniramine causing these side effects is common or rare. Always consult your doctor, if you experience any of these side effects
Q. Is chlorpheniramine like Benadryl?
No, chlorpheniramine is different from Benadryl
Q. Is chlorpheniramine prescription?
Yes, it is available with doctor’s prescription only
Q. Can I take chlorpheniramine or chlorpheniramine maleate with Panadol/ cetirizine /Zyrtec/ Allegra/ warfarin/ diphenhydramine/ ibuprofen/Claritin/guaifenesin/Benadryl?
Yes, but taking other medicines may alter the effects of chlorpheniramine. Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q. Does chlorpheniramine contain aspirin?
No, it does not contain aspirin in it. Chlorpheniramine is a different drug than aspirin.
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Frequently asked questions for Sodium Chloride

Q. Is sodium chloride soluble in water?
Sodium chloride is soluble in water
Q. Is Sodium Chloride acidic or basic?
Sodium Chloride is a neutral salt (neither acidic nor basic)
Q. Is Sodium Chloride ionic or covalent?
Sodium Chloride is an example of ionic bonding, where the molecule is formed by ionization of participating atoms and attraction between them
Q. Does Sodium Chloride expire?
Normally, Sodium Chloride does not have an expiry date if stored under appropriate conditions
Q. Is Sodium Chloride polar?
Sodium Chloride is ionic, which is considered highly polar
Q. Is Sodium Chloride an antioxidant?
Sodium Chloride does not possess antioxidant property.
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