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Brand name: Patanol TM

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

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Ophthalmic
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Discard 4 weeks after opening
  • Lifetime is 2 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

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 Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

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.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

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Disclaimer

The information about this medicine comes from trusted sources.

  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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