Allercrom 2% w/v Eye Drop


Composition for Allercrom 2% w/v Eye Drop

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Primarily used for

Allergic eye disease, Asthma
10 ml in 1 packet

Medicine Overview of Allercrom Eye Drop


Uses of Allercrom Eye Drop

Allercrom 2% w/v Eye Drop is used to prevent allergic eye disease and asthma.

Side effects of Allercrom Eye Drop


Vomiting, Nausea, Blurred vision, Chest tightness, Headache, Skin rash, Stinging in the eyes, Throat irritation.


How to use Allercrom Eye Drop

This medicine is for external use only.Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the dropper close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Allercrom Eye Drop works

The Allercrom 2% w/v Eye Drop works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that may cause inflammation, spasm of muscles of the airways and other symptoms of asthma and allergies.

In Depth Information on Allercrom Eye Drop

Expert advice for Allercrom Eye Drop

  • Avoid sudden discontinuation of sodium cromoglycate therapy as it may result in reoccurrence of symptoms.
  • You should not use inhalations of sodium cromoglycate for acute attack of bronchospasm (sudden severe attacks of air passage constriction).
  • Discontinue inhalation treatment if you develop eosinophilic pneumonia  (a condition in which blood cells called eosinophils accumulate in the lungs).
  • Do not touch the tip of eye drop bottle to your fingers, eyes or surrounding areas to avoid contamination. Keep the bottle tightly closed when not in use.
  • Tell your doctor if you have kidney or liver functioning problems before taking oral sodium cromoglycate.
  • Oral sodium cromoglycate should be used with caution in children under 2 years of age.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Allercrom Eye Drop related warnings
Special precautions for Allercrom Eye Drop
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Allercrom 2% w/v Eye Drop is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Allercrom 2% w/v E
ye Drop during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Allercrom 2% w/v Eye Drop may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.

Allercrom 2% w/v Eye Drop should be used with caution in pat
ients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Allercrom 2% w/v Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Allercrom 2% w/v Eye Drop should be used with caution in pat
ients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Allercrom 2% w/v Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Allercrom Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions about Sodium Cromoglycate

Q. Is sodium cromoglycate an antihistamine?
No. Sodium cromoglycate has no known effect on chemical substances called histamine or its receptors in the body
It does not have structure or mechanism of action similar to steroids
It works by inhibiting the release of allergy causing chemicals from specialized cells called ‘mast cells' (present in eyes, nose, air passages, along the digestive tract etc.) and thus interferes with the development and progression of allergic reactions
No. Allercrom does not cause drowsiness.

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