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Elestat Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is epinastine ophthalmic (Elestat)?
- What are the possible side effects of epinastine ophthalmic (Elestat)?
- What is the most important information I should know about epinastine ophthalmic (Elestat)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using epinastine ophthalmic (Elestat)?
- How should I use epinastine ophthalmic (Elestat)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Elestat)?
- What happens if I overdose (Elestat)?
- What should I avoid while using epinastine ophthalmic (Elestat)?
- What other drugs will affect epinastine ophthalmic (Elestat)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Elestat)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Elestat)?
An overdose of epinastine ophthalmic is not expected to be dangerous. Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222 if anyone has accidentally swallowed the medication.
What should I avoid while using epinastine ophthalmic (Elestat)?
Do not use this medication while wearing contact lenses. Epinastine ophthalmic may contain a preservative that can discolor soft contact lenses. Wait at least 15 minutes after using epinastine before putting your contact lenses in.
Do not use other eye medications during treatment with epinastine ophthalmic unless your doctor tells you to.
What other drugs will affect epinastine ophthalmic (Elestat)?
It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on epinastine used in the eyes. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all medicines you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has additional information about epinastine ophthalmic written for health professionals that you may read.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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