Raycrom 4 Eye Drop

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Primarily used for

Conjunctivitis, Preservation of the medicinal products, Asthma
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5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Raycrom 4 Eye Drop

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Uses of Sodium Cromoglycate

Sodium Cromoglycate is used to prevent conjunctivitis and asthma.
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Side effects of Sodium Cromoglycate

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

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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 Raycrom 4 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.
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Uses of Benzalkonium Chloride

Benzalkonium Chloride is used in preservation of the medicinal products.
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Side effects of Benzalkonium Chloride

Common

Paralysis of respiratory muscle, Allergic contact dermatitis, Apprehension, Collapse, Coma, Convulsion, Cyanosis (bluish discoloration of the skin), Death, Shortness of breath, Muscle weakness, Restlessness, Vomiting.

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How to use Benzalkonium Chloride

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 Raycrom 4 Eye Drop works

The mode of action of benzalkonium chloride appears to be associated with the effect on the cytoplasmic membrane, which controls cell permeability.

In Depth Information on Raycrom 4 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.

Expert advice for Benzalkonium Chloride

• Avoid contact with eyes, mouth or nose and rinse immediately with plenty of cool tap water in case of accidental contact. • Never use benzalkonium chloride solution on blistered/ cut skin. • Consult your doctor before using benzalkonium chloride solution in children younger than 2 years. • Inform your doctor if symptoms do not disappear after 7 days of use.  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. • Should not be given to patients who are allergic to benzalkonium chloride or any of its ingredients. • Should not be given to patients who have a deep puncture wound, animal bite or serious burns.
Warnings
Special precautions for Raycrom 4 Eye Drop
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Raycrom 4 Eye Drop
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Raycrom 4 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
Raycrom 4 Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients with
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Raycrom 4 Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Raycrom 4 Eye Drop is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Raycrom 4 Eye Drop may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Raycrom 4 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.
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Frequently asked questions for Benzalkonium Chloride

Q. Is benzalkonium chloride the same as rubbing alcohol?
No. Benzalkonium chloride is not as same as rubbing alcohol
Q. Is Benzalkonium Chloride antifungal?
Yes, Benzalkonium Chloride is known to be antifungal to some extent
Q. Does Benzalkonium Chloride kill viruses?
No. Benzalkonium does not kill viruses
Q. Is Benzalkonium Chloride bleach?
No. Benzalkonium Chloride is not bleach
Q. Does Benzalkonium Chloride kill MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus)/ staph (Staphylococcus Aureus)?
Yes, higher concentrations of Benzalkonium Chloride can kill MRSA / staph present on the skin
Q. Does Benzalkonium Chloride work for cold sores?
Yes. Benzalkonium Chloride is effective for treatment of cold sores.
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Substitutes for Raycrom 4

No substitutes found for this medicine
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