Olax 5 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Olax Tablet

Olax 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of allergy symptoms.

Olax Tablet side effects

Common
  • Sleepiness
  • Weakness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Hypersensitivity

How to use Olax 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. Olax 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Olax Tablet works

Olax 5 mg 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.

Olax Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Olax 5 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Olax 5 mg 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.
Lactation
Olax 5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Olax 5 mg Tablet may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
Olax 5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Olax 5 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Olax 5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Olax 5 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Olax Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Olax 5 mg Tablet, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Olax 5 mg Tablet to help relieve allergy symptoms such as itching, swelling, and rashes.
  • It's much less likely to make you feel sleepy than other similar medications.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as it can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking this medication as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • Stop taking Olax 5 mg Tablet at least three days before taking an allergy test as it can affect the test results.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Olax with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Histiwel, Histanil
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Brand(s): Psycopan
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Brand(s): Panik
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Brand(s): Risure
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Brand(s): Konit
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Brand(s): Equblam
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Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
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Brand(s): Arthrox
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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. What is Olax ophthalmic solution/eye drops used for?
Olax 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
Q. Is Olax a steroid?
No, Olax is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. Olax is an antiallergy medicine that decreases production of the chemical histamine which is responsible for initiating allergic responses
Q. How does Olax work?
Olax 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.
Q. Is Olax over-the-counter?
Yes, Olax may be available over-the-counter. Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q. What are Olax tablets used for?
Olax is used in the treatment of allergic rhinitis, hives, and itch associated with skin diseases
Q. Is Olax an antibiotic?
No, Olax is not an antibiotic. It belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. Olax is an antiallergy medicine that decreases production of the chemical histamine which is responsible for initiating allergic responses
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Feb 2018.
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MRP
30
10 tablets in 1 strip
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