Who should not take Optivar?

Optivar should not be used by someone who is experiencing eye irritation from any cause other than that intended, which is allergy, such asthe result of wearing contact lenses. It should not be used by anyone with an allergy to azelastine. If you are pregnant or plan to get pregnant you should consult your doctor before using Optivar. Optivar is considered a pregnancy Category C medication, which means it has not been tested on pregnant women, and that it could possibly cause harm to the fetus. Do not use Optivar if you are breastfeeding until you have spoken to your doctor.

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