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Alcaftadine Ophthalmic Solution 0.25% / ALCAREST

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Alcaftadine Ophthalmic Solution 0.25% / ALCAREST

ALCAREST | Alcaftadine Ophthalmic Solution 0.25%

Alcaftadine Ophthalmic Solution 0.25% - This ophthalmic solution comes with an active antihistamine Alcaftadine that is used in the treatment of Allergic Conjunctivitis (pink eye). It works to treat itching or irritation of the eyes caused by ragweed, pollen, dander, and animal hair. This ophthalmic solution is offered in the market with the brand name ALCAREST, available at the Best Alcaftadine Ophthalmic Solution 0.25% Manufacturer in India, Nayan Vision.

Working Mechanism of Alcaftadine Ophthalmic Solution 0.25%

Alcaftadine is an antihistaminic medicine that works by restricting the effects of a certain natural substance (chemical messenger) known as histamine in the body that is responsible for the occurrence of allergic symptoms. Thereby, it treats the allergic symptoms of swelling, itching, and rashes caused by the Allergic Pink Eye.

Correct Directions for Use

For the best use of Alcaftadine Ophthalmic Solution 0.25%, it is necessary to use it in the exact manner as directed by the doctor or an eye specialist. Along with that, follow the below-mentioned directions:

  1. Slightly tilt your head back and gently pull the small eyelid with your finger to make a small pocket.
  2. Next, gently place the dropper’s tip above your eye.
  3. While looking up, squeeze a single drop into your eye. Shut your eyes for two to three minutes without blinking.
  4. Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (near the nose) for around a minute immediately after instilling Alcaftadine Ophthalmic Solution 0.25%.

Things to Remember

Here are certain things that you must keep in mind while using these eye drops to avoid any negative effects:

  1. If you wear contact lenses, take them out before using Alcaftadine Ophthalmic Solution 0.25%. You can insert them back 10 minutes later after the usage of these eye drops.
  2. Stop using this eye drop at least three days prior to an allergy test since it may affect the test results.
  3. People who have or ever had Glaucoma or any other eye issues should inform their doctor or ophthalmologist before using this ophthalmic solution.
  4. Stopping the usage of Alcaftadine Ophthalmic Solution 0.25% abruptly may induce the symptoms to worsen. Thus, it is best to finish the complete course of these eye drops just as prescribed by the doctor or ophthalmologist.
  5. Avoid intake of alcohol while on the treatment with this medicine because it may result in excessive sleepiness or dizziness.
  6. Do not use Alcaftadine Ophthalmic Solution 0.25% if you are allergic to Alcaftadine or any of its contents to avoid the risk of an allergic reaction.

 Side Effects of Alcaftadine Ophthalmic Solution 0.25% 

Alcaftadine Ophthalmic Solution 0.25% is highly safe to use for inflammation (redness and swelling) caused due to eye allergies. However, in some cases, there are chances of the user experiencing certain mild side effects with the usage of these eye drops. Most of these side effects are temporary and gradually fade out over time. Here are the side effects associated with these eye drops:

  1. Eye Irritation
  2. Burning Eyes
  3. Itching
  4. Stinging in the Eyes
  5. Swelling of the inside of the nose and throat (in rare cases)

If any of the above-mentioned side effects become hard to put up with or do not resolve over time, it is better to consult your doctor straight away.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  1. Is Alcaftadine Ophthalmic Solution 0.25% be used to treat irritation with contact lenses?

No, it is certainly not advised to use Alcaftadine Ophthalmic Solution 0.25% to treat irritation caused by contact lenses. Use it only in the symptoms of allergic conjunctivitis, under the prescription of the doctor.

2. Can I use another eye drop together with Alcaftadine Ophthalmic Solution?

No, do not combine any other eye drops with Alcaftadine Ophthalmic Solution 0.25%. Keep a gap of at least 10-15 minutes between two eye drops to avoid dilution.

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