Ophthalmology Book


Ocular Mast Cell Stabilizer

Aka: Ocular Mast Cell Stabilizer, Cromolyn Sodium Ophthalmic, Crolom, Olopatadine, Patanol, Lodoxamide, Alomide, Ketotifen Ophthalmic, Alaway OTC, Zaditor
  1. See Also
    1. Mast Cell Stabilizer
    2. Allergic Conjunctivitis
    3. Ocular Antihistamine
  2. Indications
    1. Allergic Conjunctivitis
  3. Preparations
    1. Cromolyn Sodium (Crolom) 1 drop 4-6x/day
    2. Lodoxamide 0.1% (Alomide) 1-2 drops each eye four times daily
    3. Olopatadine 0.1% (Patanol, OTC in 2020) 1-2 drops each eye twice daily
    4. Ketotifen 0.025% (Alaway OTC, Zaditor) 1-2 drops each eye twice daily
      1. Less expensive and over-the-counter
      2. Ketotifen embedded in Acuvue Theravision Contact Lenses as of 2022 for comorbid Allergic Conjunctivitis
Medication Costs
olopatadine (on 6/14/2017 at Medicaid.Gov Pharmacy Drug pricing)
OLOPATADINE 665 MCG NASAL SPRY Generic $4.75 per gram
OLOPATADINE HCL 0.1% EYE DROPS Generic $5.34 per ml
patanol (on 2/22/2017 at Medicaid.Gov Pharmacy Drug pricing)
PATANOL 0.1% EYE DROPS Generic $5.34 per ml
alomide (on 1/4/2017 at Medicaid.Gov Pharmacy Drug pricing)
ALOMIDE 0.1% EYE DROPS $15.73 per ml
zaditor (on 3/22/2017 at Medicaid.Gov Pharmacy Drug pricing)
ZADITOR 0.025% (0.035%) DROPS Generic OTC $1.48 per ml
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