Sodium cromoglicate drops
Common English name: Sodium cromoglicate drops
Brand: Visocrom, Allercrom, Catacrom, Cromolux, Opticrom, Optrex Allergy, Pollenase Allergy, Vividrin
Application: Relieves eye allergy symptoms such as hay fever
Drug Information on Sodium Chromoglycate
Medication Information: Allergic conjunctivitis causes redness, watery and itchy eyes. The main cause of hay fever is exposure to seasonal pollen. It is caused by exposure to stimulants such as plant pollen, pet hair, cosmetics, mites or contact lenses.
Sodium chromoglycate eye drops relieve the symptoms of allergic conjunctivitis by reducing the release of a chemical called histamine that causes inflammation. This medicine is suitable for use in children and adults. These drops are available in pharmacies with and without a prescription.
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Contraindications Sodium chromoglycate eye drops
- When you put sodium cromoglycate eye drops in your eyes, you get blurred vision, drive after your blurred vision disappears.
- Note the expiration date of sodium chromoglycate eye drops and do not take the medicine if it has expired.
- Never give sodium chromoglycate eye drops to anyone else, even if you have the same symptoms.
- Do not take more sodium chromoglycate eye drops than the dose prescribed by your doctor.
- Check for drug interactions with sodium chromoglycate eye drops and be sure to tell your doctor what other medication you are taking.
Drug Interaction Sodium Chromoglycate Eye Drops
It may alter the performance of medications and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.
Tips to consider before taking sodium chromoglycate eye drops
Some medications are not suitable for people with certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed. Therefore, it is best to let your doctor know the following before taking sodium chromoglycate eye drops:
- If you wear contact lenses.
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Because the nutrition and medications you use affect your fetus, you should use sodium cromoglycate eye drops as prescribed by your doctor.
- If you have a history of allergic reactions to other eye drops.
Possible side effects of sodium chromoglycate eye drops
All eye drops may cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking the eye drops. In case of persistent side effects, the doctor should be informed:
Mild eye irritation, blurred vision
Sometimes people are allergic to eye drops, especially when the eye drops contain a preservative. If you notice rash around the eyes and swelling or increased itching around your eyes, do not continue to use sodium chromoglycate eye drops and call your doctor for advice.
How to store sodium chromoglycate eye drops
- Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.
- Keep the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.
- Eye drops can be stored only four weeks after the first time you open the bottle. Do not use if the eye drop bottle has been open for more than this time, even if the solution remains.
- Single-embroidered eye drops have no preservatives and should be discarded after one use.