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How does Emadine work?

Emadine belongs to a family of medications called antihistamines. These drugs are used to treat the symptoms of allergies. Emadine is used to treat allergies that cause conjunctivitis. Conjunctivitis causes the eyes to turn reddish and become swollen and itchy. If you have allergic conjunctivitis, something in the environment such as pollen or smoke causes your body to release a chemical called histamine. Histamine causes your eye symptoms. Emadine blocks the activity of histamine.

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