From the manufacturer's website:
Alaway® over-the-counter antihistamine eye drops are designed to relieve certain eye itch symptoms. It provides eye itch relief within minutes - relief that lasts up to 12 hours.
Ketotifen (active ingredient in Alaway®) has 3 anti-allergic effects:
1. Blocks the histamine (H1) receptors
2. Stabilizes the mast cell membrane (to reduce histamine release), and
3. Prevents accumulation of eosinophils (which contribute to allergic inflammation)
- Lasting relief from itchy eyes due to ragweed, pollen, grass, animal hair and dander
- Original prescription-strength eye-itch relief, in minutes, available over-the-counter, without a prescription
- Up to 12 hours of relief in every drop, right where you need it
- For adults and children 3 years and older
- Clinically tested
- From the eye health experts at Bausch + Lomb
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.