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Sterility of Dropper Tip
Patients should be advised not to touch dropper tip to any surface, as this may contaminate the contents (see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS).
Concomitant Use of Contact Lenses
Patients should be advised not to wear a contact lens if their eye is red. Patients should be advised that ELESTAT® should not be used to treat contact lens-related irritation. Patients should also be advised to remove contact lenses prior to instillation of ELESTAT®. The preservative in ELESTAT®, benzalkonium chloride, may be absorbed by soft contact lenses. Lenses may be reinserted after 10 minutes following administration of ELESTAT® .
Topical Ophthalmic Use Only
For topical ophthalmic administration only.
Last reviewed on RxList: 1/17/2017
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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