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Optivar Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is azelastine ophthalmic (Optivar)?
- What are the possible side effects of azelastine ophthalmic (Optivar)?
- What is the most important information I should know about azelastine ophthalmic (Optivar)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using azelastine ophthalmic (Optivar)?
- How should I use azelastine ophthalmic (Optivar)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Optivar)?
- What happens if I overdose (Optivar)?
- What should I avoid while using azelastine ophthalmic (Optivar)?
- What other drugs will affect azelastine ophthalmic (Optivar)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Optivar)?
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 (Optivar)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while using azelastine ophthalmic (Optivar)?
Do not use other eye medications during treatment with azelastine unless your doctor tells you to.
What other drugs will affect azelastine ophthalmic (Optivar)?
It is not likely that other drugs you take orally or inject will have an effect on azelastine used in the eyes. But many drugs can interact with each other. Tell your doctor about all medications 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 can provide more information about azelastine ophthalmic.
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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Additional Optivar Information
- Optivar Drug Interactions Center: azelastine opht
- Optivar Side Effects Center
- Optivar Overview including Precautions
- Optivar FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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