Rapidon Eye Drop

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Micro Labs Ltd

Composition for Rapidon 0.1% Eye Drop

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5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Rapidon Eye Drop

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Uses of Rapidon Eye Drop

Rapidon Eye Drop is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Rapidon Eye Drop

Common

Sleepiness.

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How to use Rapidon 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 Rapidon Eye Drop works

Rapidon eye drop blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

In Depth Information on Rapidon Eye Drop

Expert advice for Rapidon 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 Rapidon Eye Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rapidon Eye Drop 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
Rapidon Eye Drop is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Rapidon Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision for a sho
rt time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
Rapidon Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients with ki
dney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Rapidon Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Rapidon Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients with li
ver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Rapidon Eye Drop 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Rapidon 0.1% Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for Olopatadine

Rapidon 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, Rapidon is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. Rapidon is an antiallergy medicine that decreases production of the chemical histamine which is responsible for initiating allergic responses
Rapidon 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, Rapidon may be available over-the-counter. Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use
Rapidon is used in the treatment of allergic rhinitis, hives, and itch associated with skin diseases
No, Rapidon is not an antibiotic. It belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. Rapidon is an antiallergy medicine that decreases production of the chemical histamine which is responsible for initiating allergic responses
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