Brand Names : Patanol
- Antihistaminic (H 1
- mast cell stabilizer, ophthalmic
- antiallergic, ophthalmic
Olopatadine (oh-loe-pa-TA-deen) ophthalmic (eye) solution is used to temporarily prevent
itching of the eye caused by a condition known as allergic conjunctivitis.
It works by acting on certain cells, called mast cells, to prevent them from
releasing substances that cause the allergic reaction.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the
following dosage form:
Ophthalmic solution (eye drops) (U.S.)
Some commonly used brand names are:
In the U.S. -