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Patanol

Last reviewed on RxList: 10/22/2020
Patanol Side Effects Center

What Is Patanol?

Patanol (olopatadine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution) 0.1 % is an antihistamine used to treat ocular (eye) symptoms of allergic conditions, such as inflammation, itching, watering, and burning.

What Are Side Effects of Patanol?

Common side effects of Patanol include:

  • headache,
  • blurred vision,
  • burning/stinging/redness/dryness/ irritation/itching of the eye,
  • eyelid swelling,
  • a feeling as if something is in your eye,
  • puffy eyelids,
  • stuffy or runny nose,
  • cough,
  • sore throat,
  • weakness,
  • back pain, or
  • unusual or unpleasant taste in your mouth.

A serious allergic reaction to Patanol is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if you have symptoms of a serious allergic reaction including rash, itching or swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), dizziness, or trouble breathing.

Dosage for Patanol

The recommended dose of Patanol is one drop in each affected eye two times per day at an interval of 6 to 8 hours.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with Patanol?

There may be other drugs that can interact with Patanol. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.

Patanol During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Patanol should be used only when prescribed during pregnancy. It is not known whether this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Additional Information

Our Patanol (olopatadine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • eye pain or changes in vision;
  • eye itching that gets worse or lasts longer than 72 hours;
  • severe burning, stinging, or irritation after using this medicine; or
  • eye swelling, redness, severe discomfort, crusting or drainage (may be signs of infection).

Less serious side effects may be more likely, and you may have none at all.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Patanol (Olopatadine)

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SIDE EFFECTS

Headaches have been reported at an incidence of 7%. The following adverse experiences have been reported in less than 5% of patients: Asthenia, blurred vision, burning or stinging, cold syndrome, dry eye, foreign body sensation, hyperemia, hypersensitivity, keratitis, lid edema, nausea, pharyngitis, pruritis, rhinitis, sinusitis, and taste perversion. Some of these events were similar to the underlying disease being studied.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Patanol (Olopatadine)

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© Patanol Patient Information is supplied by Cerner Multum, Inc. and Patanol Consumer information is supplied by First Databank, Inc., used under license and subject to their respective copyrights.

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