Buy Patanol for patients that have allergies that result in redness to their eyes. It has the generic name olopatadine ophthalmic, and it is an antihistamine which reduces the natural chemical in the body that produces allergic symptoms, histamine.
What makes a good candidate?
This medication is best used by patients that have allergies which result in allergic conjunctivitis.
Areas Treated with Patanol
This solution targets the eyes.
How does Patanol work?
Patanol is a sterile ophthalmic solution which contains olopatadine, which is a selective H1-receptor antagonist, as well as a histamine release from the mast cell inhibitor. It is meant for topical application and administration to the eyes, and the solution also contains benzalkonium chloride as a preservative, olopatadine hydrochloride as an active ingredient, and sodium chloride, dibasic sodium phosphate, hydrochloric acid, and purified water as inactive components.
Patients need to ensure that their hands are clean or sanitized before applying this medication properly. The tip of the tube should not touch the eye, or any other surface of the body. The patient should tilt their head back, look up, and then pull down the lower eyelid of the affected eye/s. One drop of the solution should be placed on each affected eye, and then the patient must close their eyes for 2 to 3 minutes. The eye should not be rubbed. The patient should not use medication with contact lenses on, and the lenses should be put back in after 15 minutes have passed after application.
How long does Patanol last?
The medication should be repeated as often and for as long as the doctor recommends. But It is usually recommended that it is applied two times a day at a 6-to-8-hour interval.
Any patients who have demonstrated hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients in Patanol, or any of its components. If a missed dose were to happen, the patient should not double-dose to make up for it. For nursing and/or pregnant patients, they should clear the usage of Patanol with their doctor before using it.
Other Side Effects
Less serious possible side effects of Patanol are:
- Blurry vision
- Sore throat
- Runny or stuffy nose
Serious side effects of this medicine include:
- Eye pain or changes in vision
- Eye itching which gets worse or lasts longer than 3 days
- Eye swelling, redness, sever discomfort
- Crusting or drainage
- Severe burning, stinging after usage
For a complete list of possible side-effects please consult the included package insert.
Patients should not use any contact lenses that have not been approved by the doctor. No other eye medication should be used unless cleared by the doctor either. Patient should also avoid driving or any activity that requires being able to see clearly when making use of this medication.
Cost of Patanol
Patanol on average costs $290 for each 5ml bottle.
Patanol is a great solution for those that have noticed some irritation with their eyes, and have this as a common reaction to allergies. It is also usable on pregnant and nursing women as long as the advantages outweigh the risks, and there have been no observed negative outliers when used on minors as well.
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