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How long does Patanol eye drops to show effect?

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Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

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Posted on Tue, 30 Aug 2016 in Lung and Chest disorders
Question: Thank you, Dr. Bhavsar, for following up and asking about our health status. My daughter started on Patanol eye drops, and I was wondering how long it will be before we see an "effect"? So far, her eyes remain red. Also, if this doesn't work, what would you recommend?
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Answered by Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar 8 hours later
Brief Answer:
Better to consult ophalmologist.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Healthcare Magic.
I can understand your concern.
Patanol is having antihistamine drug (olopatadine).
It's effect usually seen in 2-3 days of use.
So in my opinion, you should definitely consult ophalmologist for your daughter 's red eyes and find out the cause.
Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further. Wishing good health to your daughter. Thanks.
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