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Patanol Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Patanol is an antihistamine that is used to treats red, itchy eyes often that may be caused by allergies.

Patanol Dosage

  • The usual starting dose is 1 drop in each affected eye 2 times a day.

Uses of Patanol

  • It is used to treats red, itchy eyes that may be caused by allergies.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Patanol

Before taken Patanol medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Patanol. Side effects may include:

  • Allergic reactions
  • Bloodshot eyes
  • Changes in taste
  • Dry eye
  • Headache
  • Inflammation of the cornea
  • Nausea
  • Runny nose
  • Sinus inflammation

Warnings and precautions before taking Patanol:

  • You should be used this medication only in the eyes.
  • Patanol should not be taken orally or by injection.
  • Safety and effectiveness have not been established in children under 3.

Drug Interaction :-

There is no information on potential interactions. But if you are using Patanol with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Patanol with other drugs.


There is no information on Patanol overdose. But after taken Patanol if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect.

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