Ocular agent provides prolonged pruritus prophylaxis

May 1, 2003
Mark B. Abelson, MD, CM, FRCS(C)

Dr. Abelson, a clinical associate professor at Harvard Medical School, Boston.

Cheryl Guttman

Boston-The mast-cell stabilizer pemirolast potassium 0.1% (Alamast, Santen) is a safe, comfortable, and effective agent for preventing and relieving ocular itching of seasonal allergic conjunctivitis throughout the allergy season, according to a pooled analysis of data from phase III trials.