olopatadine ophthalmic (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Pataday, Patanol)?
Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Pataday, Patanol)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
An overdose of olopatadine ophthalmic is not likely to cause life-threatening symptoms.
What should I avoid while using olopatadine ophthalmic (Pataday, Patanol)?
Do not use olopatadine ophthalmic while you are wearing contact lenses. Olopatadine ophthalmic may contain a preservative that can be absorbed by soft contact lenses. Wait at least 10 minutes after using olopatadine before putting your contact lenses in.
Avoid wearing contact lenses while your eyes are red or irritated.
Avoid using other eye medications not prescribed by your doctor.
What other drugs will affect olopatadine ophthalmic (Pataday, Patanol)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with olopatadine ophthalmic. 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.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about olopatadine ophthalmic.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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