Emadine Side Effects Center

Last updated on RxList: 2/8/2022
Emadine Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

What Is Emadine?

Emadine (emedastine difumarate) is an anti-allergic medication used to treat symptoms of allergic conditions of the eye such as itching.

What Are Side Effects of Emadine?

Common side effects of Emadine include:

Dosage for Emadine

The recommended dose of Emadine is one drop in the effected eye up to four times per day. Do not touch the dropper to any surface including your eyes or hands as this may contaminate the dropper and cause an infection in your eye. Do not wear contact lenses while taking Emadine if your eyes are red. If your eyes are not red wait at least ten minutes before putting contacts in.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with Emadine?

Emadine may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications you use.

Emadine During Pregnancy or Breastfeeding

If you are pregnant only use Emadine if clearly needed. Caution should be exercised if you are breastfeeding and using Emadine.

Additional Information

Our Emadine (emedastine difumarate) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Common side effects may include:

  • headache;
  • mild burning or stinging after using the eye drops;
  • blurred vision, dry eyes; or
  • strange dreams.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Emadine (Emedastine Difumarate Ophthalmic Solution )

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SIDE EFFECTS

In controlled clinical studies of EMADINE (emedastine difumarate ophthalmic solution ) lasting for 42 days, the most frequent adverse reaction was headache (11%). The following adverse experiences were reported in less than 5% of patients: Abnormal dreams, asthenia, bad taste, blurred vision, burning or stinging, corneal infiltrates, corneal staining, dermatitis, discomfort, dry eye, foreign body sensation, hyperemia, keratitis, pruritus, rhinitis, sinusitis, and tearing. Some of these events were similar to the underlying disease being studied.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Emadine (Emedastine Difumarate Ophthalmic Solution )

© Emadine Patient Information is supplied by Cerner Multum, Inc. and Emadine Consumer information is supplied by First Databank, Inc., used under license and subject to their respective copyrights.

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