Basic Information On Optivar
Optivar ophthalmic drops are recommended for treating itching, in the eyes, caused by allergic conjunctivitis. Conjunctivitis is infection of conjunctiva, the outermost covering of the eyes. The symptoms of allergic conjunctivitis are irritation, inflammation, itching and redness in the eyes. Some allergens, for example, pollen, suspended particulate matter from auto-exhaust and industries, may cause the infection. Optivar drug acts by stalling the release of a particular chemical at the optic nerve-ends, to relieve the inflammation. Brand or generic Optivar ophthalmic drops may be used to treat both seasonal and perennial conjunctivitis.
Precautions/ Side Effects For Optivar
Brand or generic Optivar/ azelastine hydrochloride eye drops reduce itching in the eyes. Follow these basic steps while applying the drops to derive maximum benefit. Wash and wipe your hands. Remove the contact lenses if you wear them. Keep the dropper tip, free from any contamination; do not touch it with your fingers or cloth. There is no need to rinse or wash the dropper. Lean your head back, gently pull the lower eyelid as to make a hollow and instill one drop into it. Return to normal position and keep your eyes closed for a couple of minutes. Avoid blinking or rubbing your eyes. You may press at the bridge of the nose, to prevent the medicine leaking out. Wear the contact lenses after waiting for about 10 minutes.
The side effects reported with azelastine hydrochloride eye drops have been mild and temporary. Some of you may experience stinging or burning in the eyes, bitter taste or headaches have been noticed. If you feel the conjunctivitis appears to worsen, or if you notice dyspnoea or fatigue as in the case of some users, contact your doctors.
The recommended dosage is one drop of brand or generic Optivar in the affected eye two times in a day. Follow the physician’s guidance on the dosage and the time when you may use the medicine. Eye ointments may hinder drops from spreading into the eye. Therefore, apply the drops first and then the ointments if you are using any. Wait for about five minutes before using any other eye drops.
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