Cromal 2% w/v Eye Drop

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Cipla Ltd

Composition for Cromal 2% w/v Eye Drop

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5 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Cromal Eye Drop

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Uses of Cromal Eye Drop

Cromal 2% w/v Eye Drop is used to prevent conjunctivitis and asthma.
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Side effects of Cromal Eye Drop

Common

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

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How to use Cromal 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 Cromal Eye Drop works

The Cromal 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 Cromal Eye Drop

Expert advice for Cromal 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Cromal 2% w/v Eye Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cromal 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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Cromal 2% w/v Eye
Drop during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Cromal 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.

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Kidney
CAUTION
Cromal 2% w/v Eye Drop should be used with caution in patien
ts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cromal 2% w/v Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Cromal 2% w/v Eye Drop should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cromal 2% w/v Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cromal 2% w/v Eye Drop

Frequently asked questions for 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. Cromal does not cause drowsiness.
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