ⓘ Allergic conjunctivitis
Allergic conjunctivitis is inflammation of the conjunctiva due to allergy. Although allergens differ among patients, the most common cause is hay fever. Symptoms consist of redness, edema of the conjunctiva, itching, and increased lacrimation. If this is combined with rhinitis, the condition is termed allergic rhinoconjunctivitis.
Symptoms are caused by the release of histamine and other active substances by mast cells, which stimulate dilation of blood vessels, irritate nerve endings and increase secretion of tears.
Treatment of allergic conjunctivitis, avoiding allergens, e.g. avoiding grass in bloom during the season "hay fever" and treatment with antihistamines, topical in the form of eye drops, or systemically in tablet form. Antihistamines, drugs that stabilize mast cells, and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs NSAIDs are generally safe and usually effective.
- be treated. Allergic cases can be treated with antihistamines or mast cell inhibitor drops. About 3 to 6 million people get conjunctivitis each year in
- pollen exposure. Many people with allergic rhinitis also have asthma, allergic conjunctivitis or atopic dermatitis. Allergic rhinitis is typically triggered
- with naphazoline, to relieve the symptoms of allergic conjunctivitis To treat allergic conjunctivitis antazoline can be combined in a solution with
- symptoms of allergic conjunctivitis It acts as a H1 receptor antagonist. It works by blocking the action of histamine that causes allergic symptoms. It
- Alcaftadine is used to prevent eye irritation brought on by allergic conjunctivitis It is a H1 histamine receptor antagonist. It was approved by the
- asthma, as nasal sprays to treat hay fever allergic rhinitis and as eye drops for allergic conjunctivitis Finally, in oral form, they are used to treat
- anti - allergic drug therapy. It is marketed under the tradenames Alegysal and Alamast. Clinical trials studying treatments for allergic conjunctivitis have
- atopic dermatitis, inflammation following cataract surgery, and allergic conjunctivitis Preliminary investigation for the treatment of keratoconjunctivitis
- for use for allergic eye reactions. Nedocromil sodium has been shown to be effective in alleviating symptoms of allergic conjunctivitis Nedocromil is
- was discovered at Janssen Pharmaceutica in 1979. It is used for allergic conjunctivitis As well as acting as an antihistamine, levocabastine has also