PATANASE® Nasal Spray is a steroid-free prescription nasal spray that works to fight the symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis, commonly known as hay fever, in patients 6 years of age and older.
Learn about the symptoms and causes of seasonal allergic rhinitis
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PATANASE® Nasal Spray helps reduce the nasal symptoms of allergic rhinitis (inflammation of the lining of the nose), such as stuffy nose, runny nose, itching, and sneezing.
Learn about the symptoms and causes of seasonal allergic rhinitis.
Only your doctor can prescribe PATANASE® Nasal Spray. In this section, you'll find helpful information about what to expect, what questions to ask, and what kinds of tests might be ordered when you visit your physician for help with seasonal allergies.
Check here for answers to frequently asked questions about PATANASE® Nasal Spray.
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PATANASE® (PAT-uh-nase) (olopatadine hydrochloride) Nasal Spray
For Use in the nose (Intranasal) only.
Read the Patient Information that comes with PATANASE® Nasal Spray carefully before you start using it and each time you get a refill. There may be new information. This leaflet does not take the place of talking to your health care provider about your medical condition or your treatment.
PATANASE® Nasal Spray is a prescription medicine used to provide relief of seasonal allergy symptoms in adults and children 6 years of age and older.
PATANASE® Nasal Spray contains an antihistamine medicine that may help reduce nasal symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis.
Tell your health care provider about all your medical conditions, including if you are:
Tell your health care provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. PATANASE® Nasal Spray and other medicines may affect each other, causing side effects.
Know the medicines you take. Keep a list of your medicines and show it to your doctor and pharmacist when you get a new medicine.
Follow the Patient Instructions for Use below.
Side effects of PATANASE® Nasal Spray include:
Tell your health care provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or does not go away.
These are not all of the possible side effects of PATANASE® Nasal Spray. For more information, ask your health care provider or pharmacist.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
PATANASE® Nasal Spray can make you sleepy.
Avoid the following while using PATANASE® Nasal Spray:
Medicines are sometimes prescribed for conditions that are not mentioned in the patient leaflet. Do not use PATANASE® Nasal Spray for a condition for which it was not prescribed. Do not give PATANASE® Nasal Spray to other people, even if they have the same symptoms you have. It may harm them.
This patient information leaflet summarizes the most important information about PATANASE® Nasal Spray. If you would like more information about PATANASE® Nasal Spray talk with your health care provider. You can ask your health care provider or pharmacist for information about PATANASE® Nasal Spray that is written for health professionals. For more information go to www.PATANASE.com or call 1-800-757-9195.
Active ingredient: olopatadine hydrochloride 665 micrograms per 100 microliter spray.
Inactive ingredients: 0.01% benzalkonium chloride, sodium phosphate, dibasic, edetate disodium, sodium chloride, hydrochloric acid, sodium hydroxide and water.
"Rhinitis" means inflammation of the lining of the nose. Seasonal allergic rhinitis is sometimes called "hay fever". Seasonal allergic rhinitis can be caused by allergies to pollen. If you have allergic rhinitis, your nose becomes stuffy, runny and itchy. You may also sneeze a lot. You may also have red, itchy, watery eyes and itchy throat, or blocked itchy ears.
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