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Pataday Eye Drops

Manufactured byAlcon Laboratories
ContainsOlopatadine
Description
Pataday Eye Drops is used to treat symptoms of allergic conjunctivitis like redness, itching, and burning or watery eyes.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Pataday Eye Drops

  • Eye pain
  • Eye discomfort
  • Dry eyes
  • Blurred vision

Uses of Pataday Eye Drops

What is it prescribed for?

  • Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to olopatadine or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before using this medicine.
General warnings

Driving or operating machinery

This medicine may cause blurred vision or visual disturbances in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms.

Contact lens

It is advised not to wear a contact lens if the eyes are red.

Avoid contamination

Do not touch the tip of the dropper to any surface since this may lead to contamination by bacteria. Patients are advised to take all hygienic precautions to ensure that the medicine is not contaminated.

Missed Dose

Administer the missed dose as soon as you remember. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not administer a double dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Use this medicine exactly as prescribed. Do not administer in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by blocking histamine, a substance in the body that causes allergic conditions of the eye.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Ophthalmic antihistamines

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00768

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[Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2020 [cited 18 May 2020]. Available from:

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.10890.pdf

DailyMed - Olopatadine Hydrochloride - olopatadine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution solution/ drops [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 23 June 2020]. Available from:

https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=a7f2ee4d-8428-47bb-a856-bef69e9089d9
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Information on this page was last updated on 23 Jun 2020

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