Azelast Eye Drops treats infection of the eyes which occurs due to different allergies.
You should follow the directions of the eye doctor while putting these eye drops in the eye. Use eye drops regularly to get more benefits. Do not miss putting in the doses of these eye drops and complete the whole course of treatment. If you stop putting these eye drops early, the symptoms can turn severe or return.
Common side effects of this medication are a burning sensation and irritation in the eyes which stays for a temporary period after use.
Azelast Eye Drops can also lead to a blurry vision for a short span after using it, so avoid driving until you can see things.
Information about eye infections
Allergic conjunctivitis leads to watery, red, and itchy eyes. The symptoms arise due to exposure to plant pollens, cosmetics, pet fur, dust mite, etc.
Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis can happen at specific times during the year. The common cause for this is a pollen allergy. Annual allergic conjunctivitis stays all through the year. It happens due to an allergy to animal hair or house dust mite.
These eye drops relieve the symptoms of allergies by obstructing the release of a substance called histamine which is released by your body as an allergic reaction.
Azelast Eye Drops help relieve allergic eye disease symptoms like watery eyes, itchy eyes, redness, and swelling in the eyes. These eye drops reduce the release of some chemicals causing infection of the eyes. It will help you perform your daily tasks with ease. Use these eye drops according to the eye specialist’s prescription to get more benefits. If you do not see any relief even after two weeks of its application, talk to your eye specialist.
Things to do before using these eye drops
If you plan to use these eye drops, you should know about the risks as well as benefits associated with this medicine. The eye specialist and you should consider the following factors.
If you have had any unexpected allergic reaction to Azelast Eye Drops in the past, tell your eye doctor. Also, tell him if you have any other allergies such as food, animals, preservatives, dyes, etc.
Studies have been conducted on the use of these eye drops in adults only. There is no information available for its use in kids below 3 years and other age groups.
In old people
The studies have not shown any different side effects in older people as it shows in younger people.
Enough studies are not available to determine the risk of these eye drops for nursing mothers. So, seek permission from your physician before using these eye drops.
Other InteractionsSome medicines are not advisable to use during eating food or specific foods as interactions can happen. Using tobacco or alcohol with some medicines gives rise to interactions. So, speak to your health expert regarding the use of Azelast Eye Drops with tobacco, alcohol, or food.
Do not use contact lenses if you see red eyes. In case the eyes are not red, remove the contact lenses before using these eye drops. Wait for ten minutes before you put back your contact lenses.
Eyes are sensitive and contaminated eye drops can lead to further damage to the eyes. So, you need to be careful while using these eye drops and avoid contamination of the Azelast Eye Drops bottle.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the things to focus on before using these eye drops?
Before you start applying these eye drops to your eyes, tell your eye doctor if you are allergic to this medicine or any other ingredients of this medicine. Let the eye specialist know if you had any eye problems or have. Tell him about all other medicines you are using as this medicine can intervene with other medications or vice versa. Nursing mothers and pregnant women should also inform their healthcare experts before using these eye drops.
Are these eye drops safe?
Azelast Eye Drops are safe when used as per the duration & dose suggested by your eye doctor. Use it as per the directions and do not miss out on any dose.
Make sure you follow the directions of the eye specialist and tell him if any side effects turn severe or trouble you.
How long it takes for these eye drops to show their effects?
The effects of these eye drops are visible after a couple of days of its use. Use it before you come in contact with allergens to make sure you are protected from various allergic responses.
Discuss with your eye specialist if you do not find any improvement in the eye condition even after applying it for 6 weeks or more.
Can I use Azelast Eye Drops for the long term?
These eye drops are safe with fewer side effects. Well, you will see an improvement in your condition within six weeks of starting the treatment. If you do not see improvement, check with your eye specialist. Do not apply these eye drops for more than six weeks without asking your eye doctor.
For how long do I need to use these eye drops?
Use these eye drops as told by your eye doctor. The results of these eye drops will be visible after a couple of days of using them. Use it before you are exposed to allergens to protect yourself from allergic responses. Continue to use Azelast Eye Drops for the duration suggested by the eye specialist and do not stop in between even if you see the best results. Complete the treatment course to treat the infection fully. You can stop the use of these eye drops only after your eye doctor tells you to ease the symptoms can appear again.
Can I use these eye drops for children?
These eye drops can be used in children 12 years and above if suggested by the physician. Well, 4-year-old children and above can use these eye drops to treat seasonal allergic conjunctivitis. Azelast Eye Drops are not advisable for children under 4 years of age as there is very less information available. Hence consult your eye specialist.
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