Not recommended for use within NHS Scotland.
Olopatadine is a new local antihistamine and antiallergen. It appears to have similar efficacy to other ocular preparations for seasonal allergic conjunctivitis, however the cost effectiveness of this product has not been adequately demonstrated.
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- Medicine name:
- Olopatadine 1mg/ml eye drops, solution (Opatanol®)
- SMC ID:
- Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis
- Pharmaceutical company
- Alcon Laboratories UK Ltd
- BNF chapter
- Submission type
- Not recommended
- Date advice published
- 08 September 2003