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Buy Optivar Eye Drops - Generic Azelastine Eye Drops

Buy Optivar Eye Drops - Generic Azelastine Eye Drops

Azelastine Hydrochloride - Optivar Eye Drops

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Optivar Eye Drops is a brand name of Azelastine drop, an active ingredient used in the treatment of itching eye caused by conjunctivitis allergic. Azelastine eye drops is an antihistamine which helps in preventing the release of natural substance such as histamine and reduces the symptoms of allergic reaction in the eye.

Mechanism of Action

Optivar Eye Drops consist of an active ingredient called Azelastine that prevent the action of histamine. Histamine are produced by the body as a part of self defense mechanisms, stored in the cells called mast cells in most of the tissues in the body. When the body reaction to a foreign substance such as allergic, pollen, pet fur and dust mites, the mast cells are stimulated by allergen and release their stores of histamine. The released histamine will then binds to its receptors (H-1 receptors) and cause chain reaction which result in allergy. It cause increase in the blood flow to the area of the allergy and cause in the release of other chemicals that are added to allergic response and make eyes watery and red. Azelastine eye drops will work by blocking the histamine receptors in the eye. It stops the inflammation action and provides relief from the allergic symptoms.

Dosage of Optivar Eye Drops

Azelastine Eye Drops is used only for eye, do nose get it into your mouth or nose. Remove contact lens before using this medication. Wash your hands and the eye before using and dry them with the help of towel. Put one drop into the affected eye twice a day. If needed, it can be increased to one more drop in each eye up to 4 times a day. Immediately apply pressure on the eye for 2 minutes and do not blink the eye. Remove excess of medication with the help of tissue paper. Use this medication up to 6 weeks for the best result to relieve allergic symptoms.

In case of miss dose, apply this medication as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose then skin the previous once and carry on with your regular dosing.

In case of over dose, contact your nearby poison center or emergency room.

Contraindication of Optivar Eye Drops

Some medication condition can interact with Azelastine and cause severe side effects. Do not take Azelastine if you are:

  • allergic to Azelastine or any of its ingredient present in it
  • pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast feeding as it can harm unborn baby
  • taking any other prescribed or non-prescribed medication, herbal and any other dietary supplement

Drug Interaction With Optivar Eye Drops

Do not use other medication along with Azelastine unless your doctor tells you. Many drugs can interact with one another and cause severe side effects.

Storage Condition of Optivar Eye Drops

Store this medication upright in the refrigerator or at room temperature at 2 to 25°C. Keep this medication in its original packaging and away from heat and moisture. Keep Azelastine drop away from children and pets.

Side Effects of Optivar Eye Drops

Azelastine can cause mild side effects such as blurred vision, headache, stinging, bitter taste in mouth, hives, itching, difficulty breathing, tightness in the chest and swelling of lips, mouth and face

Contact your physician if these side effects become worst.

Precaution While Using Optivar Eye Drops

  • Remove contact lens if you are wearing before applying this medication
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machines after applying this medication because it cause vision to blur temporarily
  • Do not touch the tip of this medication in order to avoid contamination
  • Eye drop should be discarded before 4 weeks after the bottle is opened

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