• What is your medicine
The full name of your medicine is Allergodil 0.5 mg/ml Eye Drops, Solution (common name Azelastine hydrochloride) (referred to throughout this leaflet as “Allergodil”).
Allergodil contains a solution of 0.05% azelastine hydrochloride. Each drop contains 0.015 mg azelastine hydrochloride.
Allergodil also contains benzalkonium chloride, disodium edetate, hypromellose, sorbitol, sodium hydroxide and water.
Allergodil is a clear, colourless, sterilised, water based solution which comes in a polyethylene bottle with dropper attachment. The bottle contains 6 ml of eye drops.
• What your medicine does
Allergodil contains an antihistamine called azelastine hydrochloride. This compound prevents the effects of histamine (and other substances that the body produces), which are produced as part of an allergic reaction.