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Olax 5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Olax 5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Olax 5 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
30
₹3/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Olax Tablet

Uses of Olax Tablet

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

Olax Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Olax are 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.

In Depth Information on Olax Tablet

Expert advice for Olax Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Olax 5 mg Tablet for the treatment of allergic symptoms of nose and skin.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Olax 5 mg Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking Olax 5 mg Tablet as it may cause increased sleepiness.
  • Side effects such as  sleepiness, malaise, and dry mouth may occur with Olax 5 mg Tablet. These may not be with everyone. 
  • Any of the side effects other than mentioned above if occur, do consult the treating physician. 
  • Stop taking the medicine and inform your doctor if you notice  loss of appetite or yellowing in skin and white of eyes.
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Olax Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Olax Tablet
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?uses

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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Frequently asked questions about Olax Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Olopatadine

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Olax with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Olax with Fosaprepitant
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Olax with Zafirlukast
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Medicines with composition Zafirlukast: Zuvair
Olax with Nitrazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Hypnoril, Nitab, Hypnocent
Olax with Midazolam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee
Olax with Diazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol, D P M
Olax with Spiramycin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Olax with Rifampicin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom, Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin
Olax with Lorazepam
MODERATE
Olax with Univestin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Univestin: Uniortho
Olax with Flurazepam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Nindral
Olax with Etizolam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
Olax with Clobazam
MODERATE
Olax with Hyoscyamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Hyoscyamine: Eupep

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