Olax Tablet

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Composition for Olax NA Tablet

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53.07
₹5.31/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Olax Tablet

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Uses of Olax Tablet

Olax Tablet is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
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Side effects of Olax Tablet

Common

Sleepiness.

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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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Olax Tablet at a fixed time.

How Olax Tablet works

Olax tablet is an antihistaminic medication. It blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.

In Depth Information on Olax Tablet

Expert advice for Olax 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Olax Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Olax Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Olax 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
Olax Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limit
ed human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Olax Tablet may cause blurring of your vision for a short ti
me just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
Olax Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Olax Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Olax Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver d
isease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Olax 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, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Azita 500mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension

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 for Olax NA Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Olopatadine

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
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
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.
Yes, Olax may be available over-the-counter. Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use
Olax is used in the treatment of allergic rhinitis, hives, and itch associated with skin diseases
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
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Substitutes for Olax

No substitutes found for this medicine
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