olopatadine nasal spray

 

Brand: Patanase

Application: Relieves the symptoms of hay fever (seasonal allergies)

 

Drug forms of olopatadine

  • Eye drops, nasal spray

 

 

Drug forms of olopatadine

Pharmacological information of olopatadine nasal spray

Amount and method of using olopatadine nasal spray

How to use olopatadine nasal spray

Contraindications to the use of olopatadine nasal spray

Use of olopatadine nasal spray during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of olopatadine nasal spray on driving and working with machines

Drug Interactions Olopatadine nasal spray

Special warnings and precautions when taking olopatadine nasal spray

Side effects of olopatadine nasal spray

Overuse of olopatadine nasal spray (drug poisoning)

Storage conditions of olopatadine nasal spray

 

 

 

Pharmacological information of olopatadine nasal spray

Oloopatadine nasal drops are an antihistamine that reduces the symptoms of allergies that occur in the nose, such as itching, nasal congestion, and sneezing, by inhibiting a substance called histamine that is involved in allergic reactions.

If you are interested in learning more about olopatadine eye drops, visit the relevant page.

 

Amount and method of using olopatadine nasal spray

  • Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with olopatadine nasal spray. This brochure will help you to get comprehensive information about the drug and its possible side effects.
  • The dose and amount of olopatadine nasal spray varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised. Ask your doctor if you should use a few puffs of spray at a time, and if you are allowed to use a few puffs of olopatadine nasal spray every 24 hours. You should usually use this spray twice a day.

 

How to use olopatadine nasal spray

  • Hold one side of your nose with your hand and insert the spray into a nostril and squeeze it. When you press this nasal spray, breathe harmoniously and regularly so that the medicine enters your nose.
  • Change the position of your hand and insert the medicine into the other nostril and breathe slowly while squeezing the spray.
  • Wipe the nasal spray nozzle with a clean cloth and put the spray cap on it, you can wash the bottle with warm water.

 

Contraindications to the use of olopatadine nasal spray

  • Note the expiration date of olopatadine nasal spray and do not take the medicine if it has expired.
  • Never give olopatadine nasal spray to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.
  • Check for drug interactions with olopatadine nasal spray, and if you are taking a drug that interacts with this medication, talk to your doctor about using your medications.
  • This nasal spray is not suitable for children under 2 years old.

 

Use of olopatadine nasal spray during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Medications can have devastating effects on the fetus or on yourself.

 

The effect of olopatadine nasal spray on driving and working with machines

Olopatadine nasal spray may make you drowsy, be sure to be fully conscious and sight-seeing before driving or operating machinery.

 

Drug Interactions Olopatadine nasal spray

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all medications and eye drops (including prescription / over-the-counter medications and herbal remedies) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking medicines that cause drowsiness, including: alcohol, marijuana, antihistamines (such as cetirizine, diphenhydramine), sleeping pills or anxiety medications (such as alprazolam). (alprazolam), diazepam, zolpidem, muscle relaxants, and analgesics and painkillers (such as codeine).

Check the labels on all your medicines (such as allergies or cough and cold medicines) because some of them contain substances that cause drowsiness or increase the risk of bleeding. Ask your doctor about using them so you can use them safely.

 

Special warnings and precautions when taking olopatadine nasal spray

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best to let your doctor know the following before taking the medicine:

  • If you are pregnant. During this period, you should only take the medicine that your doctor has recommended.
  • If you use alcohol or other drugs.
  • If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug.

 

Side effects of olopatadine nasal spray

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:

  • Bitter taste in the mouth
  • Mild bleeding from the nose
  • Nasal burning
  • Drowsiness

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of olopatadine nasal spray.

 

Overuse of olopatadine nasal spray (drug poisoning)

  • Do not use this nasal spray more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
  • If you notice symptoms such as severe drowsiness, restlessness, shortness of breath, or fainting (fainting) in yourself or someone else, call the emergency room right away.

 

Storage conditions of olopatadine nasal spray

  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
  • Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.
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