Refresh Optive Sensitive

Name: Refresh Optive Sensitive


  • Allergan, Inc.

Side Effects of Refresh Optive Sensitive

Serious side effects have been reported with Refresh Optive Sensitive. See the “Refresh Optive Sensitive Precautions” section.

Common side effects of Refresh Optive Sensitive include the following:

  • eye redness
  • temporary eye stinging and/or burning upon administration
  • vision changes
  • eye irritation
  • blurred vision

This is not a complete list of Refresh Optive Sensitive side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Refresh Optive Sensitive Interactions

No drug interactions have been determined by the manufacturer. However, you should tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Not all drug interactions are known or reported and new drug interactions are continually being reported.

Inform MD

Before taking Refresh Optive Sensitive, tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions. Especially tell your doctor if you:

  • are allergic to Refresh Optive Sensitive or to any of its ingredients
  • experience eye pain, changes in vision, redness, or continued irritation of the eye past 72 hours
  • are pregnant or plan to become pregnant
  • are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed

Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.

Refresh Optive Sensitive and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy. Refresh Optive Sensitive has not yet been evaluated on safety for use during pregnancy.


Refresh Optive Sensitive Usage

Take Refresh Optive Sensitive exactly as prescribed or directed on the label.

Refresh Optive Sensitive comes in eyedrop form and is typically administered into the affected eye(s) on an as needed basis.

If the eyedrop solution changes color or becomes cloudy, do not use. Do not touch the tip of the container to any surface and always replace the cap immediately after using.

To administer Refresh Optive Sensitive, pull down the lower lid of the affected eye(s) and instill Refresh Optive Sensitive into the space between the inside of the lower eyelid and eyeball. 


Refresh Optive Sensitive Dosage

Take this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor or as directed on the label. 

The dose your doctor recommends may be based on the following:

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your age

The recommended amount of Refresh Optive Sensitive to administer for relief and prevention of eye irritation caused by dryness, sun, and/or wind is 1 to 2 drops into to the inside of the eyelid of the affected eye(s).

Refresh Optive Sensitive Overdose

If you take too much Refresh Optive Sensitive, call your healthcare provider or local Poison Control Center, or seek emergency medical attention right away.