Pataday 0.2% Ophthalmic Solution

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Composition for Pataday 0.2% w/v Eye Drop

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2.5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Pataday Eye Drop

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Uses of Pataday Eye Drop

Pataday 0.2% Ophthalmic Solution is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Pataday Eye Drop

Common

Sleepiness.

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How to use Pataday 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/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Pataday Eye Drop works

Pataday 0.2% ophthalmic solution is an antihistaminic medication. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

In Depth Information on Pataday Eye Drop

Expert advice for Pataday Eye Drop

Consult your doctor and do not take olopatadine if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding. Consult your doctor before discontinuing olopatadine treatment. Eye drops: 
  • Do not use olopatadine eye drops while you are wearing contact lenses. Do not use contact lenses for at least 10-15 mins after using olopatadine in the eye.
  • Avoid wearing contact lenses while you are on olopatadine eye drops treatment or while your eye is inflamed and red.
  • Temporary blurred vision or other visual disturbances may affect the ability to drive or use machines. If blurred vision occurs at instillation of olopatadine eye drops, wait until the vision clears before driving or using machinery.
  • If with olopatadine you are concomitantly using other eye drops or eye ointment medicines, leave at least 5 minutes between each medicine; Eye ointments should be administered last.
  • Always follow directions of use given in the package insert while using eye drops.
Oral:
  • Olopatadine when taken orally may cause sleepiness. Avoid driving a car or operating machinery when treated with oral olopatadine.
  • Do not use oral olopatadine if you have renal disorder or hepatic disorder.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Pataday 0.2% Ophthalmic Solution
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pataday 0.2% Ophthalmic Solution may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Pataday 0.2% Ophthalmic Solution is probably safe to use dur
ing lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Pataday 0.2% Ophthalmic Solution may cause blurring of your
vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
Pataday 0.2% Ophthalmic Solution is probably safe to use in
patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pataday 0.2% Ophthalmic Solution may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Pataday 0.2% Ophthalmic Solution is probably safe to use in
patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pataday 0.2% Ophthalmic Solution may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Olopatadine, 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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Frequently asked questions for Pataday 0.2% w/v Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for Olopatadine

Pataday is used to treat seasonal allergic conjunctivitis (infection and inflammation [itching, redness and swelling] of the conjunctive of the eye) cause due to pollens, dust, animal fur and other allergens
No, Pataday is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. Pataday is an antiallergy medicine that decreases production of the chemical histamine which is responsible for initiating allergic responses
Pataday belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. It is an antiallergy medicine that decreases production of the chemical histamine which is responsible for initiating allergic responses.
Yes, Pataday may be available over-the-counter. Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use
Pataday is used in the treatment of allergic rhinitis, hives, and itch associated with skin diseases
No, Pataday is not an antibiotic. It belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. Pataday is an antiallergy medicine that decreases production of the chemical histamine which is responsible for initiating allergic responses
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