スギ花粉大量飛散年における塩酸オロパタジン初期療法の有用性 Utility of Olopatadine Hydrochloride as Prophylactic Treatment against Japanese Cedar Pollinosis
It is a common knowledge that the number of Japanese Cedar Pollinosis patients is increasing. Prophylactic treatment is recommended as one of the pollinosis treatments.<br>In 2005, Japanese cedar pollens were extensively scattered. We used the Japan Rhino-conjunctivitis Quality of Life Questionnaire (JRQLQ) to examine the utility of prophylactic treatment using olopatadine hydrochloride in 2005.<br>As a result, symptoms in the prophylactic treatment group were milder than those in the untreated group. Furthermore, the prophylactic group could maintain a good Quality of Life.<br>In years with extensive scattering of Japanese cedar pollen, prophylactic treatment with olopatadine hydrochloride is effective, and should be considered when choosing a strongly effective drug for prophylactic treatment.
耳鼻咽喉科臨床 100(2), 137-144, 2007-02-01
The Society of Practical Otolaryngology