click here for details            Pataday   (U.S.N.L.M.)
Dosing 1 drop qd
Chem Specs olopatadine HCL 0.2%
Quantities 2.5ml
Cost 73.00 generic
Class Mast cell stabilizer / antihistamine
Action Selective H1 antagonist also inhibits release of inflammatory mediators.
Usage Indicated for the treatment of itch associated with allergic conjunctivitis.
qd dosing of the 0.2% solution is as effective as bid dosing of the 0.1% solution.
Effect continues for 24 hrs.
Contraindications Hypersensitivity to any components of the product.
Pediatric use > age 3
Pregnancy Category C
BAK .01%
Barr Laboratories and Teva have FDA approval for a generic version. The original
patent, however, expires in 2023.