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Cause of patanol allergy

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Matos
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 46 years experience
Treats allergy: Patanol is an eyedrop used for the treatment of allergic conjunctivitis. some patients may experience irritation when taking it if they are sensitive ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tod Haller
Ophthalmology 17 years experience
Couple answers:: Patanol (olopatadine) and artificial tears can be taken together but they counteract each other so it's pointless. Patanol (olopatadine) dries out you... Read More
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Yes: Patanol (olopatadine) is very good for itching, redness and swelling of allergies. Artificial tears are also very useful in allergies, as they wet th... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Yes.: Yes. It is not a problem to use this two medication simultaneously if needed.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
See below: Patanol, (olopatadine) made by Alcon, is an eye drop with anti-histamine & anti-cholinergic activity :good for allergies. Flarex is a steroid eye ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Pomerance
Ophthalmology 48 years experience
Yes: There are over the counter allergy drops and prescription ones as well! all work well to reduce or eliminate the four cardinal signs of ocular allergy... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Allergy and Immunology 45 years experience
Yes.: They act through mast cell stabilization and have antihistaminic properties. They are not corticosteroid drops. They are not habit forming. They are g... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Schainholz
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
VernalConjunctivitis: Regarding Patanol vs. Zaditor, (ketotifen) look at: http://www.Medscape.Com/viewarticle/489382 under the care of an ophthalmologist, steroid drops may... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Ostro
Allergy and Immunology 50 years experience
No: Patanol (olopatadine) doesn't become less effective with use and tolerance doesn't develop. No medications used to treat allergies develop tolerance. ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rumbyrt
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
Yes: Topical antihistamine agents are generally very effective for treatment of seasonal allergy eye conditions. However, as the season progresses, they o... Read More
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