Emedastine is a second-generation antihistamine that can relieve symptoms of seasonal allergic conjunctivitis, including red eyes, itchy eyes and swollen eyelids.
Emedastine is available as an eye drop which may be instilled to the affected eyes. Wash your hands before and after applying this medication.
Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis
Instil 1 drop into the affected eye(s) up to 4 times daily.
Common side effects of Emedastine include dry eye, blurred vision, and headache.
Common dosing schedule:
Emedastine is instilled in the eye up to 4 times daily.
This schedule is for reference only, adjustments may be made according to individual needs.
Some common medications Emedastine may interact with:
In Hong Kong, Emedastine is an over-the-counter medicine and can be purchased without a prescription from any retail outlet in Hong Kong. This includes grocery stores, convenience stores, medicine shops, and pharmacies. It can also be obtained from doctors. To find a pharmacy near you, refer to the list of pharmacies (“Authorized Sellers of Poisons”) from the Hong Kong Department of Health.
For more information about drug names and ingredients, you can visit Hong Kong’s Drug Office at https://www.drugoffice.gov.hk
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For detailed information about the use of Emedastine in children, pregnancy and breastfeeding, and for questions about drug interactions, please check with your pharmacist or doctor.
Disclaimer: our goal is to provide you with the most relevant drug information and common dosage for Hong Kong. This information does not constitute medical advice. For specific treatment recommendations and advice, always discuss with your doctor or pharmacist, and follow the instructions included with your specific medicine.