Otrivine Antistin Eye Drops help to make your eyes feel more comfortable by relieving the redness and itching caused by allergies such as hay fever, or house dust allergy. Otrivine Antistin contains two active ingredients, Xylometazoline hydrochloride is a decongestant and antazoline sulphate is an anti-allergic agent which work quickly to relieve irritation.
DIRECTIONS: Always use this medicine exactly as described in the instructions or as your doctor or pharmacist has told you.
- Adults: One or two drops in each eye, two or three times each day.
- Children and Adolescents: One drop in each eye, two or three times each day
- Elderly: One drop in each eye, two or three times each day.
DO NOT USE:
- If you are allergic to xylometazoline hydrochloride or antazoline sulphate or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
- If you are taking or have taken in the last two weeks monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) prescribed for depression
- If you have a condition called narrow angle glaucoma
- Do not give this medicine to children younger than 12 years of age due to possible systemic effects
This product should only be used when clearly necessary.
IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ADVICE SHOULD BE SOUGHT IN THE EVENT OF OVERDOSAGE EVEN IF YOU FEEL WELL. PLEASE READ THE ENCLOSED LEAFLET CAREFULLY.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR:
If your symptoms have not improved after 2 days you must go and see your doctor because Otrivine Antistin might not be the right medicine for you. You may have an infection and need an antibiotic. Prolonged use without medical supervision may be harmful.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT OTRIVINE ANTHISAN EYE DROPS
- The active substances are xylometazoline hydrochloride (0.5 milligrams/ml) and antazoline sulphate (5 milligrams/ml).
- The other ingredients are benzalkonium chloride, boric acid, disodium edetate, sodium tetraborate and water for injections.
- Please consult your doctor or pharmacist before use if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, taking any other prescription medications, regular medicines or receiving regular treatment.
- Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before use if you have high blood pressure, a heart condition (e.g. long QT syndrome), a thyroid problem or diabetes, if you suffer from dry eyes, if you have difficulty in urinating (passing water) or if you have an adrenal tumour (phaeochromocytoma).
- Otrivine Antistin contains benzalkonium chloride which may cause eye irritation, especially if you have dry eyes or disorders of the cornea (the clear layer at the front of the eye). If you feel abnormal eye sensation, stinging or pain in the eye after using this medicine, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
- This product may cause blurred vision. You should not drive or operate machinery until you are sure you are not affected.
- Like all medicines, Otrivine Anthisan can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. If you think you have any side effects or symptoms, stop using this medicine immediately and see a doctor as soon as possible.
- Do not use the drops for longer than 28 days after first opening the bottle.
- ALWAYS keep out of reach and sight of children.
Patient Information leaflet: https://www.hpra.ie/img/uploaded/swedocuments/fc9aaa3e-9ce0-4fc7-a16a 1e2a8d2f27d4.pdf