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Optilast eye drops contain antihistamine medication that can lessen the symptoms of hay fever and allergies that cause red, watery, itchy or inflamed eyes. The optilast eye drops can also provide fast relief from allergic conjunctivitis.
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What are Optilast Eye Drops?
Optilast Eye Drops work to reduce allergy symptoms that form in the eyes.
How does it work?
The drops contain an antihistamine that inhibits the histamine production that begins when the body is in the presence of an allergen. The active substance azelastine hydrochloride has been shown to reduce inflammation in the eyes.
Are Optilast Eye Drops suitable for me?
Optilast Eye Drops can be used to treat and prevent eye disorders in adults and children over 4.
All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur.
- Slight irritation (burning, itching, watering) in the eyes
Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.
Next Day Delivery Guarantee
All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.
Our Discreet Packaging Promise
We know that many of our customers turn to us when they need personal medication, preferring to use our online service rather than shopping for the product face to face. That is why our delivery is always discreetly packaged in plain brown boxes or enveloped. You will not have to worry about any content descriptions, and the package will be for your eyes only!
Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Optilast Eye Drops.
Apply twice daily, increased if necessary to 4 times daily; maximum duration of 6 weeks treatment.
Disclaimer: This website does not provide medical advice. No information listed on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment before undergoing a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.
Optilast Eye Drops Patient Leaflet
How it works
This is a quick process and should only take 1 - 2 minutes. All of your answers are confidential, and just like a GP consultation, you will know what treatment is most suitable for you instantly upon completion.
Once you have completed the quick online form, select the treatment option most suitable to you and checkout securely.
A medical professional will review your answers to the online medical consultation and determine if it’s safe to prescribe and what treatments are available.
Buy Optilast Eye Drops 8mls (Azelastine 0.05%) Online
Please note the information below is intended for general knowledge, please read the patient information leaflet and/or the information provided by a healthcare professional for more specific guidance. This information should not substitute medical advice.
You can buy Optilast Eye Drops 8mls (Azelastine 0.05%) online from our UK-registered online pharmacy partners. Complete an online consultation form and our system will show you if you are eligible to purchase Optilast Eye Drops 8mls (Azelastine 0.05%) online. Our pharmacists will then review your order of Optilast Eye Drops 8mls (Azelastine 0.05%) and dispatch it discreetly to your address.
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You can buy Optilast Eye Drops 8mls (Azelastine 0.05%) by following the following steps.
- Fill out our online consultation form
- If you are eligible to purchase Optilast Eye Drops 8mls (Azelastine 0.05%) you will be shown it as one of your treatment options
- Pay online and receive your order to the comfort of your chosen address
Can I get Optilast Eye Drops 8mls (Azelastine 0.05%) on the NHS?
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A prescribing pharmacist will need to review your consultation form before the medication can be dispatched. One of our partner prescribing pharmacists will review the consultation form and will decide if you are eligible to buy Optilast Eye Drops 8mls (Azelastine 0.05%).
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If you have been prescribed Optilast Eye Drops 8mls (Azelastine 0.05%) then it is at the discretion of the prescriber.
However, all medications can potentially have adverse effects and should be taken exactly as prescribed. If you experience any side effects when taking Optilast Eye Drops 8mls (Azelastine 0.05%) then you should contact a doctor immediately.
Are there any foods that should be avoided when taking Optilast Eye Drops 8mls (Azelastine 0.05%)?
We recommend you read the patient information leaflet for this product thoroughly before taking the treatment. This is essential to understanding any interactions that can occur and to take the medication safely.
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What are the risks of taking Optilast Eye Drops 8mls (Azelastine 0.05%)?
At Welzo, we are dedicated to providing our customers with accurate and comprehensive information about medications. We believe that understanding the potential risks and side effects associated with a medication is essential for making informed decisions about your health. This guide outlines some general considerations for assessing the risks of medication and includes references to the National Health Service (NHS) for further information.
- Read the Patient Information Leaflet (PIL): Every medication comes with a Patient Information Leaflet, which provides essential details about the drug, its uses, and potential side effects. Be sure to read this leaflet carefully before starting any new medication. The Electronic medicines compendium has a list of patient leaflets. you can visit by heading to medicines.org
- Be aware of potential side effects: All medications have the potential to cause side effects, ranging from mild and short-lived symptoms to more serious, long-lasting issues. It's important to understand the possible side effects of a medication and how to manage them. The NHS has a helpful resource on managing medication side effects, while also speaking to a healthcare professional is important in understanding any potential risks of taking Optilast Eye Drops 8mls (Azelastine 0.05%).
- Interactions with other medications: Some medications may interact with others, leading to increased side effects or reduced effectiveness. Make sure to inform your healthcare professional about all the medications and supplements you are currently taking. The NHS offers a useful tool for checking potential drug interactions here.
- Contraindications and precautions: Certain medical conditions or factors may make it unsafe for you to take a particular medication. Before starting any new medication, inform your healthcare professional about your medical history and any current health issues. The NHS provides more information about contraindications and precautions here.
- Appropriate use and dosage: It's crucial to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions for taking a medication to ensure its effectiveness and minimise the risk of side effects. The NHS has a useful guide on using medicines safely here.
- Monitoring and follow-up: Some medications require regular monitoring or follow-up appointments with your healthcare professional to ensure their safety and effectiveness. Be sure to schedule and attend these appointments as needed.
Can I buy Optilast Eye Drops 8mls (Azelastine 0.05%) in the UK?
Yes, you can buy Optilast Eye Drops 8mls (Azelastine 0.05%) in the UK with a valid prescription and or consultation form. Optilast Eye Drops 8mls (Azelastine 0.05%) is available in the UK for purchase from local pharmacies with a valid prescription and or consultation and to purchase from Welzo if in stock. It is imperative that you ensure that the pharmacy you are buying the products from is licensed and registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).
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You can buy Optilast Eye Drops 8mls (Azelastine 0.05%) online from Welzo.com upon completion of a consultation form and a free review from a prescribing pharmacist.
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Can I buy Optilast Eye Drops 8mls (Azelastine 0.05%) from an online pharmacy?
Yes, you can purchase Optilast Eye Drops 8mls (Azelastine 0.05%) from an online pharmacy. However, this is dependent on your eligibility for the medication.
How much does Optilast Eye Drops 8mls (Azelastine 0.05%) cost?
The costs of Optilast Eye Drops 8mls (Azelastine 0.05%) are listed at the top of the page. Pricing is provided as a reference as treatment options will be shown upon completing the consultation form.
Are Optilast Eye Drops available over the counter?
No, Optilast Eye Drops are not available over the counter. They require a prescription from a doctor or other healthcare professional.
How do Optilast Eye Drops work?
Optilast Eye Drops work by increasing the production of tears in the eyes. They also help to reduce inflammation and improve blood circulation in the eye, which helps to relieve dry eye symptoms.
How long does it take for Aciclovir tablets to work?
Aciclovir tablets typically start to work within 3-5 days. However, it is always best to check with your doctor first to make sure that this medication is appropriate for you.
How do I order my medication?
Some products only require an online consultation which approximately takes 1 minute to complete, enabling you to then buy the product. Other products will also require a prescription; in this case, you will need to complete the online consultation, and then one of our partner pharmacy prescribers or doctors will review the online consultation questions and approve the order for delivery if you are eligible to purchase the item.
Is azelastine a steroid?
No, azelastine is not a steroid. It is an antihistamine that works by blocking the action of histamine, a substance in the body that causes allergic reactions.
What are Optilast Eye Drops used for?
Optilast Eye Drops are used to treat dry eye syndrome, a condition where the eyes do not produce enough tears. The drops help to lubricate the eyes and prevent them from becoming dry and irritated.
Is this medication suitable for me?
Please get in touch with a doctor if you are unsure what medication is suitable for you. You can also complete our online consultation form to check your eligibility for the product.
How is the medication delivered?
All orders placed before 14:00 from Monday to Friday will be dispatched that day. The orders are sent using 24 Hour Tracked delivery provided by Royal Mail. Items will usually arrive the very next day after the ordear has been placed. We also provide tracking for your orders to check the status and location of your parcel. All our medication is packaged in plain confidential padded white or brown envelopes. This ensures that your orders are discreet, and the content of the orders will be for your eyes only.
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