Following a re-submission.
Olopatadine eye drops (Opatanol) are accepted for use within NHS Scotland for the treatment of ocular signs and symptoms of seasonal allergic conjunctivitis.
Olopatadine is a new, locally applied, antihistamine and anti-allergen. It appears to have similar efficacy to other ocular preparations for seasonal allergic conjunctivitis and a lower price than some competitors, suggesting that it is cost-effective compared to these higherpriced products.
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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
- Date advice published
- 09 January 2006