Who Should Use PATANASE® Nasal Spray?

Ask yourself these questions

Only your doctor can diagnose seasonal allergies and prescribe specific allergy medication. But if you answer yes to all or most of the questions below, you may want to ask if PATANASE® Nasal Spray is right for you or your child.

  • Do you or your child between the ages of 6 and 17 suffer from congestion (stuffy nose), rhinorrhea (runny nose), itchy nose, or sneezing during certain times of the year?
  • Have you ever been diagnosed with seasonal allergies?
  • Do you want to know more about a seasonal allergy medication treatment option that provides relief of seasonal nasal allergy symptoms?
 
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What is PATANASE® Nasal Spray?

PATANASE® (olopatadine hydrochloride) Nasal Spray is a prescription antihistamine medicine used to help reduce nasal symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis in adults and children 6 years and older.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

What should I tell my healthcare provider before taking PATANASE® Nasal Spray?

  • Tell your healthcare provider about all your medical conditions, including if you are:
    • - allergic to any of the ingredients in PATANASE® Nasal Spray.
    • - pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. PATANASE® Nasal Spray and other medicines may affect each other, causing side effects.

How should I use PATANASE® Nasal Spray?

  • PATANASE® Nasal Spray is for use in the nose only. Do not spray it in your eyes or mouth.
  • Use PATANASE® Nasal Spray exactly as your healthcare provider tells you and follow the Patient Instructions for Use included in the full Prescribing Information.

What are the possible side effects of PATANASE® Nasal Spray?

  • Side effects of PATANASE® Nasal Spray include:
    • - bad or bitter taste
    • - headache
    • - nosebleeds
    • - sores in your nose
    • - hole in the nasal septum
  • Tell your healthcare 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 healthcare provider or pharmacist. The full Prescribing Information also includes additional information about side effects.

What should I avoid while using PATANASE® Nasal Spray?

  • PATANASE® Nasal Spray can make you sleepy.
  • Avoid the following while using PATANASE® Nasal Spray:
    • - operating machinery, driving a motor vehicle, or doing other dangerous activities
    • - using alcohol or other medicines that can also make you sleepy, such as sedatives and tranquilizers