Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml

Description:
  • Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml is prescribed as an antihistamine agent used to treat redness and itchiness associated with allergic reactions of the eye.
  • Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml contains Olopatadine as an active ingredient.
  • Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml is a liquid that needs to be dropped in each eye, usually 1-2 drops daily.
  • Avoid touching the dropper tip to prevent contamination. Wash your hands before applying eye drops.
  • Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml is to be used under doctor’s advisement 
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Type

Drop

Feature

0.10%

Unit

ml

Formula

Olopatadine

Composition

Olopatadine 0.1 %

Brand

Hudson Pharma Pvt Ltd

Prescription Required

Yes

How to use, Side effects, Uses, Formula & Composition

About

Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml is prescribed to patients suffering from itchy and watery eyes due to allergic reactions. Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml belongs to a group of chemicals known as antihistamines that work by blocking histamine and its effects on the human body.Thereby, preventing an inflammatory reaction to occur. Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml is not prescribed to patients under the age of 2 years and is prescribed to pregnant and lactating mothers only is necessary and under the supervision of a doctor.

A drop of Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml in each eye is the recommended dosage. The dosage can be increased to two drops or reduced depending on the patient’s stage of illness and any adverse effects felt by the patient. Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml must be applied with clean hands, make sure the eyedropper or tube tip doesn’t touch the surface of the eye or any other surface. It is imperative that the tip of the dropper/tube and hands are always clean before the application of Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml.Make sure to shake Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml container well before each use and to replace the cap of the Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml immediately after each use.

To apply Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml, pull the head back slightly, then the lower eyelid is pulled down to create a small space where a drop of solution from the tip is applied. Close eye for a minute or two after Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml application,while applying pressure at the inner corner of the eye (area near the nose) to prevent solution from draining into the nasal and/or oral passages. Do not rub or blink after applying eye drops.If the recommended dosage is more than one drop of Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml then the above steps are to be repeated. Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop may cause blurred vision, headache and dry eyes, these effects are temporary and tend to resolve on their own in a few days’ time.

Indications

Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml can be used to treat:

  • Itchy eyes 
  • Eye allergies 

How Does Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml Work

Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml belongs to a group of chemicals known as antihistamines that work by blocking histamine and its effects on the human body.

How To Use Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml

Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml must be applied with clean hands,make sure the eyedropper or tube tip doesn’t touch the surface of the eye or any other surface.It is imperative that the tip of the dropper/tube and hands are always clean before the application of Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml.Make sure to shake Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml container well before each use and to replace the cap of the Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml immediately after each use.

To apply Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml,pull the head back slightly,then the lower eyelid is pulled down to create a small space where a drop of solution from the tip is applied.Close eye for a minute or two after Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml application,while applying pressure at the inner corner of the eye (area near the nose) to prevent solution from draining into the nasal and/or oral passages.Do not rub or blink after applying eye drops.If the recommended dosage is more than one drop of Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml then the above steps are to be repeated.

Before applying any other eyedrop that might be prescribed along with Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml,the patient is to wait 5-10 minutes.Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml is recommended to be applied at the same time each day and for the recommended time period.Excess of Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml may be wiped clean with a clean tissue or cloth.Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml is not to be stopped abruptly even after experiencing a decrease in symptoms without consulting a physician.

There is a risk that Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml usage may result in stains on contact lenses and it is therefore advised to apply Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml a minimum of 15-20 minutes before wearing the contact lenses.Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml is available in solution and in an ointment from.Intraocular pressures are to be routinely measured while undergoing treatment with Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml.

Dosage

Adult Dosage 

A drop per day,in each eye is recommended to patients.

Child Dosage 

A drop per day,in each eye is recommended to patients aged 2 years and above.Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml is deemed unsafe to be administered in patients under the age of 2 years.

Pregnancy Use And Lactation

Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml is to be prescribed to pregnant women only if very necessary and under the care and supervision of an opthamologist.Same goes for breastfeeding mothers as trace amount of Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml is seen in breastmilk.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml:

  • Allergy to Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml or any other medicine (especially any antibiotic) or food substance 

Precautions

Please tell your doctor about any of the following conditions before using Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml:

  • Alcohol 
  • Pregnant women 
  • Using other eye drops 

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml has certain side effects which include:

  • Blurred vision 
  • Dry eyes
  • Stinging of eyes 
  • Burning sensation
  • Headache 

 These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of applying Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml.

Rare Adverse Effects

  • Change in taste
  • Change is eyesight number 
  • Dizziness 
  • Severe discomfort in the eye

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt,the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor.

How To Cope With Some Of The Adverse Effects

  • Headaches- In which case make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Avoid the use of alcohol. Take a prescribed painkiller. Consult your doctor if the headaches last longer than a week or are severe
  • Change in taste- this tends to go away as soon as the patient stops taking the medicine but while treatment;salt water with baking soda (half a teaspoon of salt and baking soda in water) rinses and chewing on sugar free gum can help dissipate the change in taste.
  • Blurred vision- This side effect tends to go away on its own if a few days;patients are advised to not operate heavy machinery or drive any motorized vehicles in the meantime.If blurred vision persists,please contact your doctor.

Key Facts About Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml

  • Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml is used to treat itchy eyes due to allergic reactions 
  • A drop of Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml in each eye is advised 
  • Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml can cause headaches,blurred vision and stinging upon application
  • Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml is safe to be given to children aged 2 years and above

FAQs

#1.HOW TO STORE Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml?

Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml is to be kept away from the reach of children,in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#2.WHAT IF I MISS A DOSE OF Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

#3.HOW IS Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml SUPPOSED TO BE APPLIED?

Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml must be applied with clean hands,make sure the eyedropper or tube tip doesn’t touch the surface of the eye or any other surface.It is imperative that the tip of the dropper/tube and hands are always clean before the application of Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml.Make sure to shake Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml container well before each use and to replace the cap of the Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml immediately after each use.

To apply Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml,pull the head back slightly,then the lower eyelid is pulled down to create a small space where a drop of solution from the tip is applied.Close eye for a minute or two after Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml application,while applying pressure at the inner corner of the eye (area near the nose) to prevent solution from draining into the nasal and/or oral passages.Do not rub or blink after applying eye drops.If the recommended dosage is more than one drop of Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml then the above steps are to be repeated.

#4.HOW DOES Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml WORK?

Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml belongs to a group of chemicals known as antihistamines that work by blocking histamine and its effects on the human body.

#5.CAN Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml BE USED DURING MY PREGNANCY?

Yes,Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml is only prescribed if very necessary during pregnancy and under the care and supervision of a medical professional.

#6.WHAT ARE COMMON SIDE EFFECTS CAUSED BY Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml?

  • Blurred vision 
  • Dry eyes
  • Stinging of eyes 
  • Burning sensation
  • Headache 

#7.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE PAINKILLERS WHILE TAKING Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml?

Yes.Over the counter painkillers such as paracetamol are safe to be ingested along with Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml under the supervision of a doctor.

#8.IS IT SAFE TO HAVE Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml ALONG WITH ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES?

Yes.There is no evidence to suggest that Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml interacts with oral contraceptives.

#9.CAN OTHER EYE DROPS BE USED ALONG WITH Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml?

Before applying any other eyedrop that might be prescribed along with Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml,the patient is to wait 5-10 minutes.Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml is recommended to be applied at the same time each day and for the recommended time period.Excess of Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml may be wiped clean with a clean tissue or cloth.Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml is not to be stopped abruptly even after experiencing a decrease in symptoms as Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml is meant to be tapered off and stopping it before time may even result in a return of bacterial infection.

#10.CAN CONTACT LENS BE WORN ALONG WITH Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml?

There is a risk that Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml usage may result in stains on contact lenses and it is therefore advised to apply Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml a minimum of 15-20 minutes before wearing the contact lenses.Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml is available in solution and in an ointment from.Intraocular pressures are to be routinely measured while undergoing treatment with Optidine Eye 0.10% Drop 5 ml.