Clearine Eye Drops (Zaphazoline)
What is Clearine Eye Drops (Zaphazoline) used for?
Clearine Eye Drops (Zaphazoline) is an ophthalmic vasoconstrictor prescribed to treat red, bloodshot, or irritated eyes. The medication operates by reducing swelling of blood vessels in the eye to prevent redness. Your physician may also prescribe it to treat other conditions that are not listed here.
How should I use Clearine Eye Drops (Zaphazoline)?
Clearine Eye Drops (Zaphazoline) are normally administered at a dosage of one drop at the first sign of red or irritated eyes, but your particular instructions may differ depending on the severity of your symptoms. To administer the drops pull down the lower lid of the affected eye, dispense one drop into the pouch, and slowly close the eye to spread the medication. Keep the eye closed for thirty seconds allowing it to be absorbed into the eye. Always remove your contact lenses before use. It is also recommended to wait at least ten minutes before using any other eye medications. Ask your pharmacist or physician any questions you have about using the drops to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Clearine Eye Drops (Zaphazoline)?
Clearine Eye Drops (Zaphazoline) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
More serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are deterioration of eye redness, chest pain, irregular heart rate, eye pain, severe headache, or trouble breathing. Immediately inform your physician if you experience any symptoms that are intense or worrying to you so that any necessary adjustments can be made to your treatment to prevent further problems from appearing.
Clearine Eye Drops (Zaphazoline) should not be used to treat patients who are children or who have glaucoma or recent eye surgery as these conditions may cause complications during treatment.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Clearine Eye Drops (Zaphazoline). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.