What is Olopatadine ophthalmic?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Patanol Pataday Pazeo solution

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Olopatadine ophthalmic is an anti-histamine that is used for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of allergic conjunctivitis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Allergies 25 5
Dry eyes 9 4
Eye irritation 9 3
Fibromyalgia 2 0
Seasonal allergy 2 0

Show all 15 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
1
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Olopatadine ophthalmic

Side effect Patients
Corneal abrasion 1
Dry eyes 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Olopatadine ophthalmic

Dosage Patients
0.7 % daily 3
0.2 g daily 2
0.1 % twice daily 1
0.2 % daily 1
0.2 % five times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Olopatadine ophthalmic

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
Expense 2
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Olopatadine ophthalmic

Duration

Currently taking Olopatadine ophthalmic

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 2
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Olopatadine ophthalmic

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 3
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 5

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Olopatadine ophthalmic after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Azelastine (Astelin) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Olopatadine ophthalmic.