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Because clinical studies are conducted under widely varying conditions, adverse reaction rates observed in the clinical studies of a drug cannot be directly compared to rates in the clinical studies of another drug and may not reflect the rates observed in practice.
The most frequently reported non-ocular adverse reactions were infection (cold symptoms and upper respiratory infections), seen in approximately 10% of patients, and headache, rhinitis, sinusitis, increased cough, and pharyngitis, seen in approximately 1 - 3% of patients.
Some of these reactions were similar to the underlying disease being studied.
The following reactions have been identified during postmarketing use of ELESTAT® in clinical practice. Because they are reported voluntarily from a population of unknown size, estimates of frequency cannot be made. The reactions, which have been chosen for inclusion due to either their seriousness, frequency of reporting, possible causal connection to ELESTAT®, or a combination of these factors, include: lacrimation increased.
Read the Elestat (epinastine hcl ophthalmic solution) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects
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Last reviewed on RxList: 1/9/2012
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