Optizinc Eye Drop

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Composition for Optizinc NA Eye Drop

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Medicine Overview of Optizinc Eye Drop

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Uses of Optizinc Eye Drop

Optizinc Eye Drop is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Optizinc Eye Drop

Common

Sleepiness.

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How to use Optizinc 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 Optizinc Eye Drop works

Optizinc eye drop is an antihistaminic medication. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

In Depth Information on Optizinc Eye Drop

Expert advice for Optizinc Eye Drop

  • Avoid driving or operating dangerous machinery as it may decrease alertness.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Optizinc, as it may cause excessive sleepiness or drowsiness.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Optizinc Eye Drop
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Optizinc Eye Drop is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Optizinc 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.

Larger doses or prolonged use of Optizinc Eye Drop may cause sleepiness and other effects in the baby
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Driving
Optizinc Eye Drop may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Optizinc Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Optizinc Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Optizinc Eye Drop may cause excessive sleepiness in patients with end stage kidney disease.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Optizin
c Eye Drop in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Chlorpheniramine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Optizinc NA 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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Substitutes for Optizinc

No substitutes found for this medicine
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