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Alcarex Eye Drop

Manufacturer: Ajanta Pharma Ltd
Medicine composition: Alcaftadine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Alcarex eye drop is used to treat allergic eye diseases. It works on the histamines, blocking their action which in turn, reduces the eye symptoms. This drop should not be used if you have an allergy to ingredient in it. It is advised that you consult a doctor before taking this drug if you use contact lenses or any medicines or any supplements.

Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding must consult doctor before using this medication. If you experience any allergic reactions, you should immediately see a doctor. The recommended dosage is a single drop for each eye once everyday for a period of time prescribed by the doctor.

This drug is used to treat:

  • Hypersensitivity

The side effects of this drug include:

  • Eye Irritation

  • Itching

  • Stinging In The Eyes

  • Burning Eyes

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Yes it is safe to consume. But, it is advised to take medical help before using this medication.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Women who are pregnant must consult a doctor before using this drop.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Please consult a doctor before using this drop.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

It acts as H1 histamine receptor antagonist and causes inhibition when it comes to release of histamine from the mast cells. Lowered chemotaxis and inhibition brought about to eosinophil activation is also seen.

Ques: How long do I need to use Alcarex Eye Drop before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 day to 1 week. Please consult your doctor, for the time period you need to use this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Alcarex Eye Drop?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Alcarex Eye Drop empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. The salts involved in this medication react properly if it is taken after having food. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Alcarex Eye Drop?

Ans: It should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
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