Advertisement

Are there any risks in using Optivar?

The major risk when using Optivar is developing an allergic reaction. If you use the medication as prescribed, there are few side effects. If you do not experience improvement within a few days, you should speak to your doctor. Also, contact lenses should not be reinserted for at least 10 minutes after using Optivar.

Continue Learning about Nasal Agent

How effective are oral antihistamines?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
Most oral antihistamines must be taken every day to control symptoms. They are more effective than a...
More Answers
What are the disadvantages of kids using nasal decongestants?
Lawrence T. Chiaramonte, MDLawrence T. Chiaramonte, MD
A medication like oxymetazoline hydrochloride, marketed as Afrin or Neo-Synephrine -- once avail...
More Answers
How effective is cromolyn nasal spray?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
Cromolyn can provide relief of nasal itching, sneezing, and runny nose, but is less effective for re...
More Answers
Can I overdose on Benadryl?
West Valley Medical CenterWest Valley Medical Center
You can overdose on Benadryl by not following the dosing instructions. Taking too much Benadryl can ...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.