Description and Brand Names
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US Brand Name
Olopatadine ophthalmic (eye) drops is used to treat itching of the eye caused by a condition known as allergic conjunctivitis (pink eye). This medicine is also used to treat eye itching or redness caused by pollen, ragweed, grass, animal hair, or dander. It works by preventing the effects of certain inflammatory substances (eg, histamine), which are produced by cells in your eyes and sometimes cause allergic reactions.
Olopatadine 0.1% ophthalmic solution and olopatadine 0.2% ophthalmic solution are available only with your doctor's prescription.
Pataday® 0.1% ophthalmic solution,Pataday® 0.2% ophthalmic solution, and Pataday® 0.7% ophthalmic solutionare available without a prescription.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: