olopatadine (nasal) (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Patanase)?
Use the medication as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and wait until your next regularly scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Patanase)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include extreme drowsiness, and feeling restless or agitated.
What should I avoid while taking olopatadine nasal (Patanase)?
Olopatadine can cause side effects that may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be awake and alert.
Avoid drinking alcohol. It can increase some of the side effects of olopatadine nasal.
What other drugs will affect olopatadine nasal (Patanase)?
Cold medicine, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression or anxiety can add to sleepiness caused by olopatadine nasal. Tell your doctor if you regularly use any of these medicines, or any other allergy medications.
There may be other drugs that can interact with olopatadine. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about olopatadine nasal.
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You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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