A 47-year-old member asked:
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can i safely use claritin (loratadine) eye drops for contacts?

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No but: In general , it is not a good idea to apply any medicated or preservative-containing on the lens. You can however put the drops in and wait about 30 minutes before wearing the contact lens. On the other hand, the worst scenario is that the drop may shorten the life of your lens somewhat if you do use the drops.
Answered on Aug 18, 2013

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