Elestat Medication - Uses & Side Effects
EPINASTINE (Elestat™) is an antihistamine eye solution. Epinastine helps to prevent itching of the eye caused by allergies. Generic epinastine eye solution is not yet available. ELESTAT® (epinastine HCl ophthalmic solution) 0.05% is an effective new anti-allergy therapy that is indicated for the prevention of itching associated with allergic conjunctivitis. This new ophthalmic anti-allergy medication is an antihistamine with mast cell-stabilizing activity. Elestat is an antihistamine prescribed to relieve the itchy eyes caused by an allergic trigger such as pollen or animal dander. It starts to work within 3 to 5 minutes of placing the drops in the eye, and its effects usually last for 8 hours. Epinastine is an anti-allergic medication. It inhibits processes in the body that cause allergic symptoms after exposure to an allergen.
Uses of Elestat
Side Effects of Elestat
Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, tell your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe to continue using Elestat.Side effects may include:
Warnings and precautions before taking Elestat:
Drug Interaction :- No interactions with other medicines have been reported.
An overdose of this medication is unlikely to be life-threatening. If an overdose is suspected or if the drops have been ingested, contact an emergency room or poison control center for advice.
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