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Olopatadine hydrochloride is an antihistamine (as well as anticholinergic and mast cell stabilizer), sold as a prescription eye drop (0.2% solution, Pataday (or Patanol S in some countries). It is used to treat itching associated with allergic conjunctivitis . Olopatadine hydrochloride 0.1% is sold as Patanol (or Opatanol in some countries). A decongestant nasal spray formulation is sold as Patanase, which was approved by the FDA on April 15, 2008. It is also available as an oral tablet in Japan
It is not be used to treat irritation caused by contact lenses. The usual dose for Patanol is 1 drop in each affected eye 2 times per day, with 6 to 8 hours between doses.
There is potential for Olopatadine as a treatment modality for steroid rebound (red skin syndrome.)
Some known side effects include headache (7% of occurrence), eye burning and/or stinging (5%), blurred vision, dry eyes, foreign body sensation, hyperemia, keratitis, eyelid edema, pruritus, asthenia, sore throat (pharyngitis), rhinitis, sinusitis, and taste perversion.
On Jan, 28, 2016: 313 people reported to have side effects when taking Olopatadine hydrochloride. Among them, 1 people (0.32%) has Hallucination.
On Jan, 28, 2016: 313 people reported to have side effects when taking Olopatadine hydrochloride. Among them, 5 people (1.60%) have Death.