Epinastine effectively treated cedar pollen allergic conjunctivitis

Epinastine was safe and effective in treating adults with cedar pollen allergic conjunctivitis compared with placebo and olopatadine, according to recent Japanese study results.“Although the estimated prevalence of allergic conjunctival disease is approximately 15% to 20%, increasing numbers of patients are developing cedar pollinosis, and the disease is a major public health problem in Japan,” the researchers wrote, with ocular itching affecting patients’ quality of life.

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