Pataday Ophthalmic Solution

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
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Introduction

Pataday Ophthalmic Solution 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 Pataday Ophthalmic Solution 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 Pataday Ophthalmic Solution

Benefits of Pataday Ophthalmic Solution

In Allergic eye disease

Pataday Ophthalmic Solution helps relieve symptoms of allergic eye disease such as redness, swelling, itching, and watering of eyes. This medicine works by decreasing the production of certain chemicals that cause inflammation of the eyes. This will make it easier for you to go about your daily activities. Use it as prescribed to get the most benefit. If you see no improvement even after 2 weeks, talk to your doctor.

Side effects of Pataday Ophthalmic Solution

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Pataday

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

How to use Pataday Ophthalmic Solution

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 Pataday Ophthalmic Solution works

Pataday Ophthalmic Solution 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Pataday Ophthalmic Solution may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Pataday Ophthalmic Solution is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Pataday Ophthalmic Solution may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Pataday Ophthalmic Solution?

If you miss a dose of Pataday Ophthalmic Solution, 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.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Pataday Ophthalmic Solution 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 Pataday Ophthalmic Solution. 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Dibenzoxepine Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Pataday 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
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Fosup, Artepitant, Fosaran
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Zuvair
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

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I am in problem I had gone for check up and Dr. P. S. Hardia sir recommend Olopus od eye drop so please inform me the alternative eye drop which match from oloplus od. And also inform me the alternative of ELEVIT OD CAPSULE. PLEASE HELP
Dr. Richa Jain
Ophthalmology
Pataday eye drop Neurobion forte capsule
I have severe itching in inside corners of eye. also I have frequent sneezing nd some breathing problems. can I know for what reason iam having this problem. in some website I saw that this is symptoms for lungs disorder
Dr. Amit Basia
Ophthalmology
use systane ultra eye drops , pataday eye drops 3 times per day for 2 months
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FAQs

Q. Is Pataday Ophthalmic Solution effective?

Pataday Ophthalmic Solution is effective if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Pataday Ophthalmic Solution too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.

Q. Is Pataday Ophthalmic Solution a steroid?

No, Pataday Ophthalmic Solution 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 Pataday Ophthalmic Solution cause eye irritation?

Usually, Pataday Ophthalmic Solution does not cause eye irritation. Infact, it helps in reducing the inflammation and irritation in the eye. However, in some cases, patients may experience eye irritation, abnormal eye sensation and eye discomfort.

Q. Can a child use Pataday Ophthalmic Solution?

Pataday Ophthalmic Solution can be used in children above 3 years of age at the same dose as in adults. However, the safety of children under 3 years of age with Pataday Ophthalmic Solution have not been established. Therefore, the use of Pataday Ophthalmic Solution should be avoided in children of such age group.

Q. Does Pataday Ophthalmic Solution make you sleepy?

Usually, using Pataday Ophthalmic Solution does not make you sleepy. However, in some cases there are chances that it may cause sleepiness. It is important to know that if other anti-allergic medications are taken orally along with this medication then they may make you sleepy. Avoid driving or performing work on heavy machinery work if you feel sleepy. Contact your doctor if the medicine makes you uneasy.

Q. How long can you use Pataday Ophthalmic Solution?

The Pataday Ophthalmic Solution should be instilled in the affected eye(s) with one drop twice daily. The duration of treatment with Pataday Ophthalmic Solution 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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54/1, Boodhihal, Nelamangala, Bangalore, -562123, Karnataka, India
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: January, 2022

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