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Olopatadine Nasal Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 665 mcg/inh

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Allergic Rhinitis

2 sprays in each nostril twice a day

Use: For the relief of symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis

Usual Pediatric Dose for Allergic Rhinitis

6 to 11 years: 1 spray in each nostril twice a day

12 years or older: 2 sprays in each nostril twice a day

Use: For the relief of symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis

Renal Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended.

Liver Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended.

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 6 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-Prime prior to initial use by releasing 5 sprays or until a fine mist appears; if not used for more than 7 days, re-prime by releasing 2 sprays

Monitoring:
-Respiratory: Perform a nasal examination prior to initiation and periodically thereafter.

Patient advice:
-Avoid activities requiring mental alertness or motor coordination, including driving or operating machinery following administration of this drug.
-Concurrent use with alcohol or other central nervous system depressants should be avoided.
-Avoid allowing spray to get into the eyes.

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