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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Matos
45 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
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

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tod Haller
16 years experience Ophthalmology
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
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Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
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
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Yes.: Yes. It is not a problem to use this two medication simultaneously if needed.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
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
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Patanol (olopatadine) is usually a very comfortable drop with instillation. You may have a bad bottle or something else wrong with your eye.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Eye allergy: For the treatment of allergic conjunctivitis, both Patanol (olopatadine) (a prescription eye drop) and zaditor (ketotifen) which is now otc are effect ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Both work: These are both ocular antihistamines and work well to treat the symptoms of allergy eyes. There is very little data to suggest that any one ocular ant ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Pomerance
47 years experience Ophthalmology
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
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
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A 4-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Schainholz
34 years experience Ophthalmology
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
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