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Visine maximum redness relief

Generic name: tetrahydrozoline ophthalmic [te-tra-hye-droz-oh-leen-off-thal-mik]

Brand names: altazine, optigene 3, visine, geneye extra, geneyes,… Show all 10 brands
Class of drugs: ophthalmic decongestants and antihistamines

What is Visine maximum redness relief?

Tetrahydrozoline acts as a vasoconstrictor. It reduces the redness of the eye by narrowing swollen vessels.

Redness relief (for the eyes) provides temporary relief from minor eye irritations such as minor redness, swelling, or drainage.visine maximum redness relief can be used in other ways not mentioned in this guide.

Side effects of Visine maximum redness relief

If you experience any of the following symptoms of an allergic reaction, seek emergency medical attention: hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of your lips, face, tongue, or throat.

Visine maximum redness relief can cause serious side effects. Visine maximum redness relief should be stopped immediately, and you should consult your doctor if:

  • Eye redness that persists or worsens
  • Eye pain
  • Changes in your vision
  • Chest pain is characterized by a fast or irregular heartbeat.
  • Feeling short of breath, having a severe headache, or buzzing in the ears

Visine maximum redness relief may cause the following side effects:

  • Mild burning or stinging in the eyes;
  • Watery eyes, blurred vision,
  • Dilated pupils

There may be other side effects.for medical advice about side effects, speak to your physician directly. You can contact the fda at 1-800-fda-1088 if any adverse reactions arise; alternatively you can report these at 1-800-fda-1088.


Visine maximum relief of redness is used to temporarily relieve minor irritations or redness in the eyes.if you experience eye redness or pain that persists or worsens, or if your vision changes, stop using visine maximum redness relief immediately and contact your doctor.

Before you take this drug

If you have an allergy to visine maximum redness relief, do not use it.

If you have any other medical conditions or concerns, ask your doctor or pharmacist whether it's safe to take the medicine.

  • Glaucoma;
  • High blood pressure, heart disease
  • Diabetes;
  • A thyroid disorder,
  • An eye injury or infection.

Visine maximum redness relief may harm an unborn child. If you plan to get pregnant or are already pregnant, tell your doctor.

There is no way to know if tetrahydrozoline ophthalmic can pass into breast milk or if it will harm a baby who is nursing. You should tell your doctor if you're breastfeeding a child.

How to take Visine maximum redness relief?

Do not exceed the recommended dosage or duration. Use the recommended dose and do not exceed it.if you use the medication for too long or too frequently, it can worsen symptoms and damage the blood vessels in your eyes.before using eye drops, wash your hands.

How to apply eye drops

  • To create a pocket, tilt your head slightly back and pull your lower eyelid down. The tip of the dropper should be pointing down. Squeeze out a few drops by looking up and away.
  • Close your eyes and gently press the inside corner of your eye for approximately 1 minute to prevent the liquid from draining to your tear duct.
  • Only use the recommended number of drops.

Avoid touching the tip or placing it directly on your eye. If the dropper is contaminated, it can cause serious vision problems.if the liquid is discolored or contains particles, do not use it.

Store away from moisture or heat at room at room temperature and out of direct sunlight and moisture. When not in use, keep the bottle tightly sealed.

What happens if i miss the dose?

Visine maximum redness relief can be used as needed and may not have a schedule. If you have a regular schedule, take the missed dose immediately after you remember. If your next scheduled dosage is approaching, skip the missed dose. You should not take extra medicine to compensate for a missed dose.

What happens if i overdose?

Overdoses of tetrahydrozoline are not dangerous. If anyone accidentally swallows the medication, seek emergency medical attention. You can also call poison help at 1-800-222-1222.

Visine maximum redness relief should be kept out of reach of children. Some eye drops can cause serious health problems for a child who accidentally swallows or sucks the medicine.

What should be avoided?

This medication should not be taken while wearing contact lenses. Visine maximum redness relief contains a preservative that can discolor soft lenses. Wait 15 minutes after taking this medication before you put in your soft contact lenses.

Interaction with other drug

Tetrahydrozoline in the eye is unlikely to interact with other drugs that you may take orally or by injection. Many drugs interact with each other. Inform your healthcare provider about the medicines you take, including vitamins and herbal remedies.