Patanase Nasal Spray
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Patanase Nasal Spray
PATANASE Nasal Spray is an H1 receptor antagonist indicated for the relief of the symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis in adults and children 6 years of age and older.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Administer PATANASE Nasal Spray by the intranasal route only.
Adults and Adolescents 12 years of age and older
The recommended dosage is two sprays per nostril twice daily.
Children 6 to 11 years of age
The recommended dosage is one spray per nostril twice daily.
Priming: Before initial use, prime PATANASE Nasal Spray by releasing 5 sprays or until a fine mist appears. When PATANASE Nasal Spray has not been used for more than 7 days, re-prime by releasing 2 sprays. Avoid spraying PATANASE Nasal Spray into the eyes.
Dosage Forms And Strengths
PATANASE Nasal Spray is a nasal spray solution supplied in a white plastic bottle with a metered-dose manual spray pump, a white nasal applicator, and a blue overcap. Each spray (100 microliters) delivers 665 mcg of olopatadine hydrochloride.
Storage And Handling
PATANASE Nasal Spray, 665 mcg is supplied in a white plastic bottle with a metered-dose manual spray pump, a white nasal applicator and a blue overcap in a box of 1 (NDC 0065-0332-30). Each trade size bottle contains 30.5 g of clear, colorless liquid and will provide 240 metered sprays. After priming [see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION], each spray delivers a fine mist containing 665 mcg of olopatadine hydrochloride in 100 microliters of formulation through the nozzle.
Before initial use, prime PATANASE Nasal Spray by releasing 5 sprays or until a fine mist appears. After periods of non-use greater than 7 days, re-prime PATANASE Nasal Spray by releasing 2 sprays. The correct amount of medication cannot be assured before the initial priming and after 240 sprays have been used, even though the bottle is not completely empty. The nasal device should be discarded after 240 sprays (enough for 30 days of dosing) have been used.
Net content 30.5 g, 240 sprays: NDC 0065-0332-30 (trade size)
Store at 4° to 25° C (39° to 77° F).
Revised: February 2012. Mfd for: ALCON LABORATORIES, INC. Fort Worth, Texas 76134 USA. Mfd by: ALCON CUSI, S.A. 08320 El Masnou-Barcelona SpainThis monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 10/28/2016
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