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Active ingredients: olopatadine
What it is used for
Indicated for the treatment of signs and symptoms of seasonal allergic conjuctivitis. Treatment may be maintained for up to 14 weeks, if considered necessary.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Ophthalmic.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Discard 4 weeks after opening
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Colourless to pale yellow and essentially particle free.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient olopatadine
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems
Allergic conjunctivitis (hay fever) information | myVMC
Simple allergic conjunctivitis includes seasonal (triggered by allergens like pollen) and perennial (triggered by allergens like dust mites or animal hair).
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Hay fever treatments - myDr.com.au
Antihistamines work fast and are good at treating mild symptoms of hay fever, such as sneezing and runny nose, whereas corticosteroid nasal sprays may take several days to work.
Read more on myDr website