Otrivine Antistin Eye Drops are used to relieve the redness and itching of eyes due to allergies such as hayfever or house dust mites. Containing two ingredients, Xylometazoline is a decongestant and Antazoline is an anti-allergic.
- Dual action relief
- Fast acting relief within 24 hours
- Reduces symptoms of hayfever
- Reduces redness and histamine induced responses including itching
You Must Be Aged Over 18 Years To Purchase This Product
What Otrivine Antistin Eye Drops Are Used For
Otirvine Antistin Eye Drops provide the temporary relief of redness and itching of the eyes due to seasonal and perennial allergies such as hay fever or house dust allergy.
How to Use Otrivine Antistin Drops
Adults and children over 12 years: 1 or 2 drops instilled 2 – 3 times a day.
Children:Otrivine-Antistin is not recommended for use in children younger than 12 years of age.
Elderly: One drop instilled 2 to 3 times a day.
Otrivine Antistin Eye Drops should not be used for more than seven consecutive days.
The dispenser remains sterile until the original closure is broken. Avoid allowing the tip of the dispensing container to contact the eye or surrounding structures as this may contaminate the solution.
Precautions and Warnings For Use
Like other topically applied ophthalmic drugs, Otrivine-Antistin may be absorbed systemically and occasionally cause systemic sympathomimetic effects such as hypertension, nervousness, nausea, dizziness, headache, insomnia, palpitation, tachycardia, and arrhythmia.
Otrivine-Antistin should be used with caution in elderly patients with severe cardiovascular disease, including arrhythmia, poorly controlled hypertension, or diabetes.
Use with caution in the presence of hypertension, cardiac irregularities, hyperthyroidism diabetes mellitus or phaeochromocytomas.
Otrivine-Antistin should also be used with caution in patients with conditions causing urinary retention such as prostatic hypertrophy and should also be used in caution in patients who are currently receiving other sympathomimetic drugs
Not suitable for patients suffering from dry eyes without first seeking medical advice. Rebound hyperaemia may follow prolonged frequent use. Otrivine-Antistin should not be used without supervision over a long period of time.
If the symptoms do not improve after 2 days, medical advice should be sought to rule out the possibility of a bacterial infection. Inflammation arising from infection should receive appropriate anti-bacterial therapy.
Eye drops are not for injection. They should never be injected subconjunctivally, nor should they be directly introduced into the anterior chamber of the eye.
KEEP ALL MEDICINES OUT OF THE EACH OF CHILDREN.
READ THE PATIENT LEAFLET BEFORE TAKING THIS MEDICATION.
Xylometazoline Hydrochloride 0.05%, Antazoline Sulphate 0.5%
Xylometazoline Hydrochloride – long acting vasoconstrictor, reducing redness
• Antazoline Sulphate – H1 receptor antagonist, to reduce histamine – induced symptoms