Optihist Cromz 2%W/V/0.012%W/V Eye Drop

icon
iconPrescription Required
65
5 ml in 1 packet
SOLD OUT

Medicine Overview of Optihist Cromz 2%W/V/0.012%W/V Eye Drop

uses

Uses of Sodium Cromoglycate

Sodium Cromoglycate is used to prevent conjunctivitis and asthma.
uses

Side effects of Sodium Cromoglycate

Common

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

uses

How to use Sodium Cromoglycate

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 Optihist Cromz 2%W/V/0.012%W/V Eye Drop works

The Sodium cromoglycate 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.
uses

Uses of Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate

Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.
uses

How to use Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate

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 Optihist Cromz 2%W/V/0.012%W/V Eye Drop works

Zinc sulphate monohydrate provides essential nutrients.

In Depth Information on Optihist Cromz 2%W/V/0.012%W/V Eye Drop

Expert advice for Sodium Cromoglycate

  • 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for Optihist Cromz 2%W/V/0.012%W/V Eye Drop
icon
Alcohol
No interaction found
icon
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Optihist Cromz 2%W/V/0.012%W/V Eye Drop may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
icon
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Optihist Cromz 2%W
/V/0.012%W/V Eye Drop during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
icon
Driving
Optihist Cromz 2%W/V/0.012%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.

.
...
+more
icon
Kidney
CAUTION
Optihist Cromz 2%W/V/0.012%W/V Eye Drop should be used with
caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Optihist Cromz 2%W/V/0.012%W/V Eye Drop may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
icon
Liver
Optihist Cromz 2%W/V/0.012%W/V Eye Drop is probably safe to
use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Optihist Cromz 2%W/V/0.012%W/V Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Optihist Cromz 2%W/V/0.012%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
Q. Is Sodium Cromoglycate a steroid?
It does not have structure or mechanism of action similar to steroids
Q. How does Sodium Cromoglycate 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 Sodium Cromoglycate cause drowsiness?
No. Sodium Cromoglycate does not cause drowsiness.
+more

Substitutes for Optihist Cromz

No substitutes found for this medicine
Top Ophthalmologists
doctor
4.9
doctor
4.9
doctor
Dr. Vivek Gupta
MBBS, MS, DNB
4.6
doctor
Dr. Tinku Bali Razdan
MBBS, MS, Fellowship, Fellowship, Fellowship, Fellowship
4.5
doctor
Dr. Anita Sethi
MBBS, MD, DNB, Fellowship
4.8
cross img