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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Antihistamine Eye Drops (Overview)

Antihistamine eye drops is an eye-affecting agent.


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Does an extend use of antihistamine eye drops has counterindications?

Does an extend use of antihistamine eye drops has counterindications?

Extended: First. Some people have too much butning or swelling from the drops and can;t take them. Secondly make sure sure they are not steroid related as cheonic side effects will occur. Otherwise you may be on orinary antihistamine eye drops for an extended period of time with no side effects. ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
17 doctors shared insights

Antihistamine Eye Drops (Overview)

Antihistamine eye drops is an eye-affecting agent.


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Can I use antihistamine eye drops if I already use maxidex drops?

Can I use antihistamine eye drops if I already use maxidex drops?

Ask your doctor: Maxidex is a pretty strong steroid so i suspect something important is going on with your eyes. As such, i would not self treat with over the counter medications without the advice and consent of your treating physician. ...Read more

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Treating Eye Infections (Checklist)

Throw away any used contact lenses
Once
Do not occlude or cover eyes
Once
If you have pink eye, wash face towels with hot water separately
Once
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Does an extend use of antihistamine eye drops has counterindications?

Extended: First. Some people have too much butning or swelling from the drops and can;t take them. Secondly make sure sure they are not steroid related as cheonic side effects will occur. Otherwise you may be on orinary antihistamine eye drops for an extended period of time with no side effects. ...Read more

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Can I use antihistamine eye drops if I already use maxidex drops?

Ask your doctor: Maxidex is a pretty strong steroid so i suspect something important is going on with your eyes. As such, i would not self treat with over the counter medications without the advice and consent of your treating physician. ...Read more

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Treating a Lazy Eye (Checklist)

Wear glasses to protect amblyopic eye
96 Hrs, Once for Once
Get annual eye exam
1 Yrs, Yearly for 1 Yrs, Yearly, forever
Use low vision aids if severe
Once
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Can you use antihistamine eye drops for irritation due to herpes in the eye?

Can you use antihistamine eye drops for irritation due to herpes in the eye?

Won't help: If you have active herpes in the eye, you need an antiviral medication, not an antihistamine. If you have 'dendrites', make sure you don't use anything with steroids. It will make it worse. Either way, i hope you're seeing an eye doc. ...Read more

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Treating Eye Injuries (Checklist)

Seek immediate medical attention
Once
If it's a chemical exposure, rinse eye with water for 15 minutes
Once
Do NOT rub eye
Once
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Could you use antihistamine eye drops for irritation due to herpes simplex in the eye?

Could you use antihistamine eye drops for irritation due to herpes simplex in the eye?

Not recommended.: Wouldn't help. Antivirals and possibly topical steroids may be indicated, if seen by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Paul Carter
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Antihistamine (Definition)

Sedating and non-sedating antihistamines prevent and treat allergic reactions, and are ...Read more