Pataday 0.2% Eye Drops (Solution)
Olopatadine 0.2% Eye prep2mg/ml
ALCON LABORATORIES, INC.
|Pack size||2.5ml Drop-tainer Bottle|
|Agent||Modern Pharmaceutical Co.|
|Retail Price||59.50 AED|
Pataday 0.2% Eye Drops (Solution) is used for: Allergic conjunctivitis
Adults: One drop in each affected eye once a day.
Children (above 2 years of age): One drop in each affected eye once a day.
It is contraindicated incase of hypersensitivity to Olopatadine or to any component of the preparation.
Not intended for contact lens-related irritation. Pregnancy and lactation. Remove contact lenses prior to eye admin. Reinsert contact lenses 10 min after admin. Do not wear contact lenses if eyes are red. Improper handling may contaminate soln w/ bacteria that may cause ocular infections. Tip of the dispensing container should not be in contact w/ eye, eyelids or surrounding structures. Monitoring Parameters. Lactation: Unknown if distributed into breast milk; use caution
May result in additive CNS depression w/ CNS depressants.
Side effects of Olopatadine 0.2% Eye prep : 1-10% Headache (7%), Asthenia (<5%), Blurred vision (<5%), Burning or stinging (<5%), Cold syndrome (<5%), Dry eye (<5%), Foreign body sensation (<5%), Hyperemia (<5%), Hypersensitivity (<5%), Keratitis (<5%), Lid edema (<5%), Nausea (<5%), Pharyngitis (<5%), Pruritus (<5%), Rhinitis (<5%), Sinusitis (<5%), Taste perversion (<5%)
Mechanism of Action
Olopatadine is a relatively selective histamine H1-receptor antagonist which inhibits the release of histamine from mast cells and histamine-induced effects on conjunctival epithelial cells. It shares many of the pharmacologic effects of mast cell stabilisers.
Pataday 0.2% 2mg/ml Eye Drops (Solution) manufactured by ALCON LABORATORIES, INC.. Its generic name is Olopatadine 0.2% Eye prep. Pataday 0.2% is availble in United Arab Emirates. Farmaco UAE drug index information on Pataday 0.2% Eye Drops (Solution) is not intended for diagnosis, medical advice or treatment; neither intended to be a substitute for the exercise of professional judgment.