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Medicine Overview of OLOFAST NASAL SPRAY
Uses of OLOFAST NASAL SPRAY
Olofast 0.60% nasal spray is used in the treatment of allergic disorders.
Side effects of OLOFAST NASAL SPRAY
How to use OLOFAST NASAL SPRAY
Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Blow your nose gently. Insert the bottle tip into one nostril and close the other nostril. Keep the head upright. Breath in while pressing the bottle. Repeat in other nostril.
How OLOFAST NASAL SPRAY works
Olofast 0.60% nasal spray blocks the action of certain chemical messengers that are responsible for inflammation, congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions.
In Depth Information on OLOFAST NASAL SPRAY
Expert advice for OLOFAST NASAL SPRAY
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.
- 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.
Special precautions for OLOFAST 0.60% NASAL SPRAY
No interaction found
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Olofast 0.60% nasal spray may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Olofast 0.60% nasal spray is safe to use during lactation.+more
Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby....
Olofast 0.60% nasal spray may cause blurring of your vision+more
for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear....
Olofast 0.60% nasal spray is safe to use in patients with ki+more
dney disease. No dose adjustment of Olofast 0.60% nasal spray is recommended....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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.
Frequently asked questions for OLOFAST 0.60% NASAL SPRAY
Frequently asked questions for Olopatadine
Olofast 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, Olofast is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. Olofast is an antiallergy medicine that decreases production of the chemical histamine which is responsible for initiating allergic responses
Olofast 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, Olofast may be available over-the-counter. Patients should follow advice of the doctor regarding its use
Olofast is used in the treatment of allergic rhinitis, hives, and itch associated with skin diseases
No, Olofast is not an antibiotic. It belongs to a group of medicines called antihistamines. Olofast is an antiallergy medicine that decreases production of the chemical histamine which is responsible for initiating allergic responses