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PATANASE
Rhinitis/rhinorrhea (intranasal products)
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Drug Name:

PATANASE Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Olopatadine (as HCl) 0.6% (665mcg/spray); aqueous nasal spray; contains benzalkonium chloride.

Company:
Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for PATANASE:

Seasonal allergic rhinitis.

Adult:

2 sprays in each nostril twice daily.

Children:

<6yrs: not recommended. 6–11yrs: 1 spray in each nostril twice daily.

Warnings/Precautions:

Other nasal diseases: not recommended. Avoid eyes. Monitor for nasal mucosal changes. Discontinue if nasal ulceration develops. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Potentiates CNS depression with alcohol, other CNS depressants.

Pharmacological Class:

Antihistamine.

Adverse Reactions:

Bitter taste, headache, epistaxis, throat pain, post-nasal drip, cough, UTIs, nasal ulceration, nasal septal perforation, somnolence; children also: upper respiratory tract infection, pyrexia, rash.

How Supplied:

Nasal spray pump—30.5g (240 sprays)

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