Visine reliefs redness due to minor eye irritation caused by conditions such as smoke and other airborne pollutants. Remove contact lenses before inserting drops.

Visine Overview


Visine is an over the counter medication used to relieve eye redness in adults and children over 6 years of age. Visine belongs to a group of drugs called vasoconstrictors. These work to reduce eye redness by constricting the blood vessels in the eye.

This medication comes in drops and is inserted to the affected eye up to four times daily.

Common side effects of Visine include stinging or burning of the eye, blurred vision, and increased eye redness or irritation.

Discontinue use if conditions worsens or does not resolve in 72 hours.


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