Patanol Eye Drops 5ml

Eye conditions Rx required
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MRP ₹388.00
(Inclusive of all taxes) * Mfr: Alcon Laboratories India Pvt Ltd * Country of Origin: NA



INTRODUCTION

PATANOL contain olopatadine which belongs to a group of medicine called antihistamines. It is used to treat signs and symptoms of seasonal allergic conjunctivitis. Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis is one of the most common eye problems, affecting about one fifth of adults. It is caused due to an airborne substance called allergen that reaches the surface of the eye and sets off an allergic reaction.

PATANOL works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (histamine) which is responsible for itching, redness as well as swelling of the surface of your eye. The common side effects are eye pain, eye irritation, dry eye, abnormal eye sensation, eye discomfort, headache, fatigue, dry nose, bad taste. This medicine is only for ophthalmic use.

Always use PATANOL exactly as your doctor has told you. Check the label for directions before use. It is strictly not recommended for use in children under the age of 3 years. Before using this medicine tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney disease, heart disease, liver problems. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using this medicine.

USES OF PATANOL

  • Treat signs and symptoms of seasonal allergic conjunctivitis

HOW PATANOL WORKS

PATANOL works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (histamine) which is responsible for itching, redness as well as swelling of the surface of your eye.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always use PATANOL exactly as your doctor has told you. Check the label for directions before use.

SIDE EFFECTS OF PATANOL

COMMON

  • eye pain, eye irritation, dry eye, abnormal eye sensations, eye discomfort
  • headache
  • fatigue
  • dry nose
  • bad taste

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:

Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

PATANOL should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking.

BREASTFEEDING

PATANOL is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate machinery while taking this medicine, since it may cause blurred vision.

ALLERGY

Do not take PATANOL if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to olopatadine or any other ingredients in this medicine.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor, if you:

  • are using contact lenses

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription especially any other eye drops or eye ointment.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Olopatadine
Pharmacological Category :   Histamine H1 Antagonist, Second Generation, Piperidine Derivative
Therapeutic Indication :   Signs and symptoms of seasonal allergic conjunctivitis
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Eye drops

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT PATANOL

Can PATANOL be given in children?

It is strictly not recommended for use in children under the age of 3 years.

Is PATANOL effective?

Yes, it is effective if used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.

Does PATANOL make you sleepy?

A bitter taste in the mouth, nosebleeds, or irritation/soreness in the nose may occur. Drowsiness may rarely occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor.

REFERENCES

1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page - 2855-2856.

2. Yingxin Zi 1 2, Yu Deng 1 2, Meiqi Ji 1 2, Yali Qin 1 2, Luqi Nong 1 2, Ziqiang Liu 1 2, Ming Jin 2. The effectiveness of olopatadine hydrochloride eye drops for allergic conjunctivitis: Protocol for a systematic review. NIH: National Library of Medicine, National center of biotechnology Information Pubmed.gov. Feb 2020. [Accessed 02 Jan 2021] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32049778/

3. S.A. Alcon-Couvreur N.V; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on Nov 2020] [Accessed 02 Jan 2021] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.6768.pdf

Manufacturer/Marketer Details

    Net Qty
    1
    Shelf Life
    NA
    Item Weight
    15
    No. of Units in a Kit
    NA
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