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AZELASTINE is an antihistamine. It is used in the eye to treat itching of eyes caused by hay fever or other allergies.
How should I use this medicine?
This medicine is only for use in the eye. Do not take by mouth.Wash hands before and after use. Tilt the head back slightly and pull down the lower eyelid with your index finger to form a pouch. Try not to touch the tip of the dropper to your eye, fingertips, or any other surface. Squeeze the prescribed number of drops (usually 1 drop) into the pouch. Close the eye gently. Do not blink. Use your doses at regular intervals. Do not use your medicine more often than directed. If you use other eye medicines, they should be used at least 10 minutes before or after this medicine. Eye ointments should be applied last.
Contact your pediatrician or health care professional regarding the use of this medication in children. While this drug may be prescribed for children as young as 3 years of age for selected conditions, precautions do apply.
Overdosage: If you think you have applied too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share it with others.