olopatadine


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olopatadine

 [o″-lo-pat´ah-dēn]
a histamine H1receptor antagonist used as the hydrochloride salt in the topical treatment of allergic conjunctivitis.

olopatadine

/olo·pa·ta·dine/ (o″-lo-pat´ah-dēn) an antihistamine used as the hydrochloride salt in the topical treatment of allergic conjunctivitis.

olopatadine

[o′lopat′ahdēn]
a histamine H1 receptor antagonist used as the hydrochloride salt in the topical treatment of allergic conjunctivitis.

olopatadine

An ANTIHISTAMINE drug formulated as eye drops and used to relieve and control the symptoms of seasonal allergic CONJUNCTIVITIS. A brand name is Opatanol.
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In severe cases, or those unresponsive to the above treatment, the patient should be referred to their GP or a therapeutically-qualified optometrist for more potent anti-allergic medications (prescription only medicines); such as olopatadine or epinastine for SAC and azelastine for PAC, which exhibit both mast cell stabilising and antihistamine properties.
As the authors discuss, the optimal trial design would have been a head-to-head comparison between olopatadine and fluticasone with the incorporation of a double-dummy design with eye drop patients receiving saline nasal sprays and nasal spray patients receiving saline eye drops.
We also anticipate the initiation of two important clinical trials in our punctal plug drug delivery platform: a Phase II study of latanoprost for patients with glaucoma, and a Phase II proof-of-concept study with olopatadine for patients with ocular allergies.
A role for olopatadine in chronic allergic rhinitis and possibly for anti-IgE monoclonal antibody is also addressed in the guidelines.
Differential regulation of IL-4 expression and degranulation by anti-allergic olopatadine in rat basophilic leukemia (RBL-2H3) cells.
Tokyo, Japan, June 29, 2006 - (JCN) - Alcon Japan and Kyowa Hakko Kogyo have signed an agreement for the olopatadine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution, a prescription eye drop for the treatment of allergy.
Kyowa Hakko has achieved worldwide success with amino acids and the innovative therapeutic agents -- Mitomycin for cancer, Benidipine for hypertension, and Olopatadine for allergies.
Re-fit to a silicone hydrogel daily disposable lens and prescribe, or refer for, olopatadine twice daily
Three of the newer antihistamines available for topical use are azelastine, levocabastine, and olopatadine.
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Olopatadine hydrochloride is receptor specific, affecting the [H.