Alovent 5mg Tablet

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Alovent 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Nasal allergy symptoms
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Alovent Tablet

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Uses of Alovent Tablet

Alovent 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of nasal allergy symptoms.
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How to use Alovent Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Alovent 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Alovent Tablet works

Alovent 5mg Tablet is an antihistaminic medication. It treats allergy symptoms such as such as itching, swelling, and rashes by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger (histamine) in the body.

In Depth Information on Alovent Tablet

Expert advice for Alovent Tablet

Consult your doctor and do not take olopatadine if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding. Consult your doctor before discontinuing olopatadine treatment. Eye drops: 
  • Do not use olopatadine eye drops while you are wearing contact lenses. Do not use contact lenses for at least 10-15 mins after using olopatadine in the eye.
  • Avoid wearing contact lenses while you are on olopatadine eye drops treatment or while your eye is inflamed and red.
  • Temporary blurred vision or other visual disturbances may affect the ability to drive or use machines. If blurred vision occurs at instillation of olopatadine eye drops, wait until the vision clears before driving or using machinery.
  • If with olopatadine you are concomitantly using other eye drops or eye ointment medicines, leave at least 5 minutes between each medicine; Eye ointments should be administered last.
  • Always follow directions of use given in the package insert while using eye drops.
Oral:
  • Olopatadine when taken orally may cause sleepiness. Avoid driving a car or operating machinery when treated with oral olopatadine.
  • Do not use oral olopatadine if you have renal disorder or hepatic disorder.
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Alovent Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Alovent Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alovent 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Alovent 5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Alovent 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Alovent 5mg Tablet may cause blurring of your vision for a s
hort time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
Alovent 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alovent 5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Alovent 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Alovent 5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Azibey 200mg Suspension, Alicin 200mg Suspension, Azivent 500mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Olopatadine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Alovent Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Olopatadine

Alovent is used to treat seasonal allergic conjunctivitis (infection and inflammation [itching, redness and swelling] of the conjunctive of the eye) cause due to pollens, dust, animal fur and other allergens
No, Alovent is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. Alovent is an antiallergy medicine that decreases production of the chemical histamine which is responsible for initiating allergic responses
Alovent belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. It is an antiallergy medicine that decreases production of the chemical histamine which is responsible for initiating allergic responses.
Yes, Alovent may be available over-the-counter. Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use
Alovent is used in the treatment of allergic rhinitis, hives, and itch associated with skin diseases
No, Alovent is not an antibiotic. It belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. Alovent is an antiallergy medicine that decreases production of the chemical histamine which is responsible for initiating allergic responses
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