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OPTIHIST CROMZ 2%W/V/0.012%W/V EYE DROP

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MRP: Rs. 65 for 1 packet(s) (5 ML eye drop each)
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There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Optihist cromz 2%w/v/0.012%w/v eye drop is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION for OPTIHIST CROMZ

Sodium Cromoglycate(2% w/v)

Uses

Sodium Cromoglycate is used to prevent conjunctivitis and asthma.

How it works

Sodium cromoglycate inhibits 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.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Blurred vision, Chest tightness, Headache, Skin rash, Stinging in the eyes, Throat irritation
Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate(0.012% w/v)

Uses

Zinc Sulphate Monohydrate is used in the treatment of nutritional defeciencies.

How it works

Zinc supplementation has been shown to reduce the duration and severity of diarrhea in populations of children with a high incidence of zinc deficiency, and also to reduce the frequency of recurrences in the subsequent 2-3 months.

Common side effects

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Expert advice for OPTIHIST CROMZ

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for OPTIHIST CROMZ

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 03 December, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)