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Opticrom Eye Drop


Overview

Uses of Opticrom Eye Drop

Opticrom Eye Drop side effects

Common
  • Burning sensation in eye
  • Stinging sensation

How to use Opticrom 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 without touching it. Gently squeeze the dropper and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Opticrom Eye Drop works

Opticrom Eye Drop is a mast cell stabilizer. It works on certain cells in the body (mast cells) to prevent them from releasing substances that cause allergic symptoms such as red, itchy and watery eyes.

Opticrom Eye Drop related warnings

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Opticrom Eye Drop is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Opticrom Eye Drop during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Opticrom 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
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Opticrom Eye Drop to treat inflammation (redness and swelling) due to allergies of the eye.
  • It treats long-term allergies such as perinneal (throughout the year) or seasonal eye allergies.
  • Apply pressure on the corner of the eye (close to the nose) for about 1 minute immediately after instilling the drop.
  • Wait for at least 5-10 minutes before delivering the next medication in the same eye to avoid dilution.
  • Stinging sensation may occur for 1-2 mins. Notify your doctor if it persists for longer.
  • Make sure to use within 4 weeks of opening the bottle.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Opticrom

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having allergic conjunctivitis last week on mil eye drops , how long it will take to subside, i am having eye pain now.
Dr. Richa Jain
Eye Specialist
Get ur eye examination by to know the cause of conjunctivitis
I often have dry eye and feeling like there?s something in my eye.
Dr. Richa Jain
Eye Specialist
Use eye drop refresh tears 4 times.
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FAQs

Q. Is sodium cromoglycate an antihistamine?

No. Sodium cromoglycate has no known effect on chemical substances called histamine or its receptors in the body

Q. Is Opticrom a steroid?

It does not have structure or mechanism of action similar to steroids

Q. How does Opticrom work?

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

Q. Does Opticrom cause drowsiness?

No. Opticrom does not cause drowsiness.

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References
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  2. Drugs.com. Sodium Cromoglycate. [Accessed 01 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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