Pataday Once Daily Relief Extra Strength (olopatadine hydrochloride 0.7%; Alcon) ophthalmic solution, formerly prescribed as Pazeo®, is now available for sale over-the-counter (OTC) in select stores and via online retailers.

Pataday Once Daily Relief Extra Strength is indicated for the temporary relief of itchy eyes due to pollen, ragweed, grass, animal hair and dander. In addition, the Company offers Pataday Twice Daily Relief 0.1% and Pataday Once Daily Relief 0.2% for sale OTC; both received FDA approval in February 2020 and are now available.

“The introduction of Pataday Once Daily Relief Extra Strength brings a full 24 hours of eye allergy itch relief over the counter for millions of Americans with eye allergies,” said Sergio Duplan, President, Alcon North America. 

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Alcon announces broad retail availability of Pataday once daily relief extra strength in the U.S. [press release]. Geneva, Switzerland: Alcon; February 18, 2021.