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Crolom Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Cromolyn is an anti-allergic medication. It inhibits processes in the body that may cause allergic symptoms after exposure to an allergen.Crolom® helps to relieve seasonal allergic eye disorders.

Crolom Dosage

  • You should be put 1 or 2 drops into each eye 4 to 6 times a day at evenly spaced intervals.

Uses of Crolom

  • Cromolyn ophthalmic is used to treat ocular symptoms of allergic conditions, such as inflammation, itching, watering, and burning.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Crolom

Before taken Crolom medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Crolom. Side effects may include:

  • Allergic reaction
  • Dryness around the eye
  • Eye irritation
  • Inflammation of the eyelids
  • Itchy eyes
  • Puffy eyes

Warnings and precautions before taking Crolom:

  • You should tell your doctor your medical history, especially if you have other eye problems, contact lens use, any allergies. Because this medication may temporarily blur your vision.
  • You should not wear contact lenses while you are using this medication as it may harm them.
  • If you are pregnant before using this medication, then you should tell your doctor.
  • After taken this medicine, then you may feel dizzy, or drowsiness. So you should not participate in any activities that require alertness such as driving and operate machinery.

Drug Interaction :-No interactions have been reported. But if you are taking Crolom with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Crolom with other drugs.


Although there is no information on Crolom overdose. But after taken Crolom if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect.

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