Generic Medicine Info
Special Precautions
Not intended for contact lens-related irritation (ophth). Patient w/ other nasal disease. Pregnancy and lactation. Patient Counselling May impair ability to engage in activities requiring complete mental alertness and motor coordination (e.g. driving or operating machinery) after admin of the nasal spray. Ophth: Remove contact lenses prior to eye admin. Reinsert contact lenses 10 min after admin. Do not wear contact lenses if eyes are red. Improper handling may contaminate soln w/ bacteria that may cause ocular infections. Tip of the dispensing container should not be in contact w/ eye, eyelids or surrounding structures. Monitoring Parameters Nasal examinations should be performed periodically for signs of adverse effects on the nasal mucosa.
Adverse Reactions
Headache, somnolence. Symptoms similar to cold syndrome and pharyngitis, blurred vision, ocular burning or stinging, conjunctivitis, dry eye, foreign body sensation, hyperemia, hypersensitivity, keratitis, lid oedema, or ocular pain or pruritus. Nasal: Bitter taste, epistaxis, pyrexia, rash, nasal ulceration and septal perforation, pharyngolaryngeal pain, postnasal drip, cough, UTI, upper resp tract infection.
Drug Interactions
May result in additive CNS depression w/ CNS depressants.
ATC Classification
R01AC08 - olopatadine ; Belongs to the class of topical antiallergic preparations, excluding corticosteroids. Used as antiallergic agents.
S01GX09 - olopatadine ; Belongs to the class of other ophthalmologic antiallergics.
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