|Generic:||Olopatadine Hydrochloride (Nasal Spray)|
|Therapeutic Class:||Nasal Anti-histamine preparations|
|Manufacturer:||Acme Laboratories Limited.|
|Last Updated:||2020-11-22 18:15:00|
Alercon Nasal Spray contains Olopatadine Hydrochloride (Nasal Spray). Alercon uses:
Olopatadine Nasal Spray is an H1 receptor antagonist indicated for the relief of the symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis in adults and children 6 years of age and older.
Alercon Nasal Spray contains Olopatadine Hydrochloride (Nasal Spray) 600 mcg/actuation. Alercon doses:
Adults and Adolescents 12 years of age and older: Two sprays per nostril twice daily.
Children 6 to 11 years of age: One spray per nostril twice daily.
Administer Olopatadine Nasal Spray by the intranasal route only.
A bitter taste in the mouth, nosebleeds, or irritation/soreness in the nose may occur. Drowsiness may rarely occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Olopatadine, an antihistamine, works by blocking the action of histamine in the body, which reduces allergy symptoms. Olopatadine Hydrochloride treats sneezing, itching, runny nose, and other nasal symptoms of allergies. Olopatadine Nasal Spray contains 0.6% w/v Olopatadine (base) in a nonsterile aqueous solution with pH of approximately 3.7. After initial priming (5 sprays), each metered spray from the nasal applicator delivers 100 microliters of the aqueous solution containing 665 mcg of olopatadine Hydrochloride, which is equivalent to 600 mcg of Olopatadine (base). Olopatadine Nasal Spray also contains benzalkonium chloride (0.01%), dibasic sodium phosphate, edetate disodium, sodium chloride, hydrochloric acid and/or sodium hydroxide (to adjust pH), and purified water.
Before initial use, Olopatadine Nasal Spray by releasing 5 sprays or until a fine mist appears. When Olopatadine Nasal Spray has not been used for more than 7 days, re-prime by releasing 2 sprays. Avoid spraying Olopatadine Nasal Spray into the eyes. Patients should be informed to avoid spraying Olopatadine Nasal Spray in their eyes.
Interaction with other medications have not been investigated.
Pregnancy Category C; No adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have been conducted. Olopatadine Nasal Spray should be used in pregnant women only if the potential benefit to the mother justifies the potential risk to the embryo or fetus.
Lactation: It is not known whether topical nasal administration could result in sufficient systemic absorption to produce detectable quantities in human breast milk. Olopatadine Nasal Spray should be used by nursing mothers only if the potential benefit to the patient outweighs the potential risks to the infant.
There have been no reported overdoses with Olopatadine Nasal Spray.
Alercon Nasal Spray price in Bangladesh 561.68