Safety Information on Elestat
There is only one standard recommended dosage for this product. As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Elestat Dosage for more information.)
As with any medicine, Elestat can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience bothersome side effects. Most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Possible side effects of Elestat include, but are not limited to:
- A sore throat
- Eye redness
- Eye itching
- Tiny bumps on the inner surface of the eyelid (folliculosis).
(Click Elestat Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
Elestat is probably unlikely to interact with other medicines (see Elestat Drug Interactions).
You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you:
- Have any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Elestat and Pregnancy)
- Are breastfeeding (see Elestat and Breastfeeding).
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Elestat Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)