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Privent Eye Drop

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Store below 30°C

Product introduction

Privent Eye Drop is used to treat inflammation (redness and swelling) due to allergies of the eye. It helps provides relief from red, itchy, and watery eyes.

Privent Eye Drop is for external use only. Follow the instructions given by your doctor and use this medicine regularly to get the most benefit. You should gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid and wipe off extra liquid.  Always wash your hands and do not touch the end of the dropper. This could infect your eye. Make sure you remove contact lenses if you wear them and wait for at least 15 minutes before putting them back.  Never use a bottle if the seal is broken before you use it for the first time.

The most common side effects of this medicine include eye irritation, eye pain, and punctate keratitis. These are usually temporary and resolve with time. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires clear vision until you are sure you can do it safely. Consult your doctor if your condition does not improve or if the side effects bother you.

Do not use this medicine, if you have an eye problem (glaucoma) and untreated eye infection. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works.

Uses of Privent Eye Drop

Benefits of Privent Eye Drop

In Allergic eye disease

Privent Eye Drop helps relieve symptoms of allergic eye disease such as redness, swelling, itching and watering of eyes. This medicine works by decreasing the production of certain chemicals that cause inflammation of the eyes. This will make it easier for you to go about your daily activities. Use it as prescribed to get the most benefit. If you see no improvement even after a week, talk to your doctor.

Side effects of Privent Eye Drop

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Privent

  • Eye irritation
  • Punctate keratitis
  • Irritation
  • Agitation
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Nervousness
  • Sedation
  • Conjunctival inflammation

How to use Privent Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only. Use 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 the extra liquid.

How Privent Eye Drop works

Privent Eye Drop is an antihistamine for the eye that treats allergic symptoms by blocking a certain natural substance (histamine). It is also a mast cell stabilizer that prevents allergic reactions by reducing the release of natural substances that cause an allergic reaction. This relieves eye swelling, discomfort, itching and irritation.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Privent Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Privent Eye Drop is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
To reduce the amount of Privent Eye Drop that reaches the breastmilk, place pressure over the corner of the eye for 1 minute or more, then remove the excess solution with an absorbent tissue.
Driving
UNSAFE
Privent 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

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No substitutes found for this medicine

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Cycloheptathiophene Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL
Action Class
Mast cell stabilizers

Interaction with drugs

Taking Privent with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Exeed, Metcalf, Estimet
Life-threatening

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Manufacturer/Marketer address

27, RACE COURSE ROAD, BANGALORE-560 001, INDIA
Country of origin: India
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MRP41  14% OFF
5 ml in 1 packet
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