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Oloptz Eye Drop

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Overview

Introduction

Oloptz Eye Drop belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. It is used to treat seasonal allergic conjunctivitis (infection, itching, redness and swelling of the eye) caused due to pollens, dust, animal fur and other allergens.

Follow your doctor’s instructions precisely for using Oloptz Eye Drop in your eyes. It should be used regularly at evenly spaced time intervals as prescribed by your doctor. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.  It may also lead to burning, pain, irritation in your eyes but this effect is temporary.

Uses of Oloptz Eye Drop

Side effects of Oloptz Eye Drop

Common
  • Eye pain
  • Eye irritation
  • Abnormal eye sensation
  • Eye discomfort

How to use Oloptz Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Oloptz Eye Drop works

Oloptz Eye Drop is an antiallergic medication. It works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (histamine) which is responsible for red, itchy, watery eyes.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Breastfeeding
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Oloptz Eye Drop?

If you miss a dose of Oloptz Eye Drop, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Oloptz Eye Drop to relieve red, itchy and watery eyes caused due to allergic eye diseases.
  • If you wear soft contact lenses, remove them before putting in these eye drops and wait at least 15 minutes before putting your lenses back in.
  • Do not touch the tip of the dropper to any surface, or to your eye, to avoid contaminating the eye drops.
  • Side effects such as eye pain or irritation, dry eyes, abnormal sensation in the eyes, headache may occur after using Oloptz Eye Drop. These are usually mild and may not be with everyone. 
  • It may cause short term blurring of vision when first used. Use caution before driving or using machines.
  • Any of the side effects other than mentioned above if occur, do consult the treating physician. 
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Oloptz with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Aprepit, Aprepep, Fos-Aprepitant
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Patient Concerns

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My baby boy 10 month left side eye red color docter show after give ciplox-d 2 days dropped ok but yesterday also same coming baby eye rub what is the probilem sir pls help me
Dr. Rahul Yadav
Child Specialist
Hello, it could be allergic reaction or local injury which is leading to red eye. Wash the eyes properly with cool water thice daily. If redness persist put Toba eye drops 1 drop in each eye every 8 hrly for 3 days.
Allergic for cold weather and conditions and dust sneezing throat each ing eye each ing water in nose
Dr. Vijay Verma
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
I usually do allergy testing for this.And give immunotherapy which give permanent solution
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FAQs

Q. Is Oloptz a steroid?

No, Oloptz is not a steroid. It is a medication which is used to treat allergic conditions. Most commonly it is used to treat allergic conjunctivitis/pink eye. Do not take this medication without consulting your doctor.

Q. Can Oloptz cause eye irritation?

Usually, Oloptz do not cause irritation of eyes as it helps in reducing the inflammation and irritation in the eye. However, there are chances of eye irritation, abnormal eye sensation, and eye discomfort in some patients.

Q. Can a child take Oloptz?

Oloptz can be used in children above 3 years of age at the same dose as in adults. But, it should not be used in children under 3 years of age. This is because the safety of children of such age group have not been established.

Q. Does Oloptz make you sleepy?

Usually, using Oloptz topically does not make you sleepy but sometimes there are chances that it can cause sleepiness. However, if other anti-allergic medication are taken orally along with this medication then they may make you sleepy. Do not drive or perform any machinery work if you are sleepy Contact your doctor if the medicine makes you uneasy.

Q. How long can you use Oloptz?

The Oloptz should be instilled in the affected eye(s) with one drop twice daily. The duration of treatment with Oloptz will depend upon the disease condition, its severity, and the response of the patient to the treatment. The medicine can be given for as long as four months, if considered necessary. However, the exact duration is decided by your doctor.

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References
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