OLOPLUS OD contain olopatadine which belongs to a group of medicine called antihistamines. It is used to treat signs and symptoms of seasonal allergic conjunctivitis. Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis is one of the most common eye problems, affecting about one fifth of adults. It is caused due to an airborne substance called allergen that reaches the surface of the eye and sets off an allergic reaction.
OLOPLUS OD works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (histamine) which is responsible for itching, redness as well as swelling of the surface of your eye. The common side effects are eye pain, eye irritation, dry eye, abnormal eye sensation, eye discomfort, headache, fatigue, dry nose, bad taste. This medicine is only for ophthalmic use.
Always use OLOPLUS OD exactly as your doctor has told you. Check the label for directions before use. It is strictly not recommended for use in children under the age of 3 years. Before using this medicine tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney disease, heart disease, liver problems. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using this medicine.
USES OF OLOPLUS OD
- Treat signs and symptoms of seasonal allergic conjunctivitis
HOW OLOPLUS OD WORKS
OLOPLUS OD works by blocking the action of a chemical messenger (histamine) which is responsible for itching, redness as well as swelling of the surface of your eye.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Always use OLOPLUS OD exactly as your doctor has told you. Check the label for directions before use.
SIDE EFFECTS OF OLOPLUS OD
- Eye pain, eye irritation, dry eye, abnormal eye sensations, eye discomfort
- Dry nose
- Bad taste
HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS
Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee.
WARNING & PRECAUTIONS
OLOPLUS OD should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking.
OLOPLUS OD is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
DRIVING AND USING MACHINES
Do not drive or operate machinery while taking this medicine, since it may cause blurred vision.
Do not take OLOPLUS OD if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to olopatadine or any other ingredients in this medicine.
Tell your doctor, if you:
- Are using contact lenses
Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription especially any other eye drops or eye ointment.
|Pharmacological Category||:||Histamine H1 Antagonist, Second Generation, Piperidine Derivative|
|Therapeutic Indication||:||Signs and symptoms of seasonal allergic conjunctivitis|
|Dosage Forms||:||Tablet, Eye drops|
Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.
FAQs ABOUT OLOPLUS OD
Can OLOPLUS OD be given in children?
It is strictly not recommended for use in children under the age of 3 years.
Is OLOPLUS OD effective?
Yes, it is effective if used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor.
Does OLOPLUS OD make you sleepy?
A bitter taste in the mouth, nosebleeds, or irritation/soreness in the nose may occur. Drowsiness may rarely occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor.
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