What is Opatanol Eye?
Opatanol Eye Drops is used for Inflammation Of The Inner Lining Of The Eye, Itching Associated With Skin Diseases, Allergic Rhinitis, Rash Of Round And Red Weals On The Skin and other conditions.
Opatanol Eye Drops contains Olopatadine as an active ingredient.
Opatanol Eye Drops works by decreasing the chemical production responsible for allergic reactions.
Opatanol Eye Drops Uses
Opatanol Eye Drops is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Inflammation Of The Inner Lining Of The Eye
- Itching Associated With Skin Diseases
- Allergic Rhinitis
- Rash Of Round And Red Weals On The Skin
Opatanol Eye Drops Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Opatanol Eye Drops improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
- Decreasing the chemical production responsible for allergic reactions.
Opatanol Eye Drops – Composition and Active Ingredients
Opatanol Eye Drops is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
- Olopatadine (0.1%)
Opatanol Eye Drops – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Opatanol Eye Drops. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Corneal Staining
- Redness Of Eyelid
- Itching Of The Eye
- Ocular Discomfort
Opatanol Eye Drops – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Consult your doctor before discontinuing olopatadine treatment
- Do not take olopatadine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
Opatanol Eye Drops – Drug Interactions
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Opatanol Eye Drops may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Opatanol Eye Drops may interact with the following drugs and products:
- Endogenous histamine
- Muscarinic type 1 And 2 receptors
Opatanol Eye Drops – Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Opatanol Eye Drops is a contraindication. In addition, Opatanol Eye Drops should not be used if you have the following conditions: