Akilen Eye Drops

Akilen Eye Drops Warnings





Full Prescribing Info
Special warning and special precaution for use: Benzalkonium Chloride, which is commonly used as preservative in ophthalmic products, has been reported to cause punctate keratopathy and/or toxic ulcerative keratopathy. Since this drug contains Benzalkonium Chloride, close monitoring is required in frequent or prolonged use in dry eye patients, or with sensitive corneal conditions.
Contact lenses: Patients should be advised not to wear contact lenses if their eye is red. This drug should not be used to treat contact lenses-related irritation. The preservative in this drug, Benzalkonium Chloride, may be absorbed by contact lenses. Patients who wear contact lenses and whose eyes are not red should be instructed to wait at least 10 minutes after instilling this drug before they insert their contact lenses.
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