Opticrom is only appropriate in allergic conjunctivitis and especially in conjunctivitis caused by pollen, spring conjunctivitis and marginal keratoconjunctivitis.
cromoglicas Sodium 20 mg - Benzalkonii chloride - Sodium edetas - Aqua ad iniectabilia qs ad 1 ml.
Posology and method of use:
Adults and children:
1 to 2 drops in each eye, four times a day.
Given the preventive effect of Opticrom is the continuation of treatment is important. When stopping treatment, it is possible that the symptoms appear when the patient back exposed to stimuli for which he is sensitive.
Although in clinical practice has shown that Opticrom since the first day of treatment may provide a beneficial effect, this beneficial effect in severe cases, sometimes after several weeks. In the acute phase may be appropriate to combine the drug with an anti-inflammatory agent.
This is a medicine, no prolonged use without medical advice, keep out of reach of children, read the leaflet carefully. Ask your doctor or pharmacist. In case of side effects, contact your doctor.
Hypersensitivity to natriumcromoglicaat or any of the ingredients of this medicine.
Hypersensitivity to benzalkonium chloride (preservative).
As with any eye drops that contain benzalkonium chloride, may be no better treatment during the smooth contact lenses. The benzalkonium chloride in eye drops as the preservative, is easily absorbed and binds to soft contact lenses, which when prolonged use can cause a yellowing of the lenses and a reduced oxygen permeability through the lenses.
In carriers of flexible contact is therefore recommended that the lenses out before taking the drops to be at least 20 minutes to wait before the lenses back into them.
If the eye drops with benzalkonium accidental direct contact would be made on flexible, it does not immediate danger. However, the lens or lenses are thoroughly rinsed and should be in case of irritation of the eye or yellowing of the lenses to be consulted an ophthalmologist.
The lacrimal canal must be compressed to an excessive absorption of the product occur.
Pregnancy and lactation:
There are not enough data on the use of this product during the period of pregnancy and lactation in humans, so that potential adverse impacts can not be evaluated. So far in animal studies there is no evidence of harmful effects. As with all medicines, it is recommended to use Opticrom avoid during pregnancy, especially during the first trimester and during lactation.
hypersensitivity reactions may occur.
The most frequently reported side effect of using eye drops with cromoglycate is a transient sensation of stimulation or burning.
driving and using machines:
Caution is required in case of nuisance impacts on the vision.
With the intake of high doses is not a particular risk because of the nature of natriumcromoglicaat almost atoxische and the limited absorption through the digestive system. With overdosage, a check by the doctor normally sufficient
by concomitant use of other eye drops: wait 15 minutes between each instillation.
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This is a medecine available without a prescription.. Do not use long without medical advice. Read the instructions carefully. Keep this medicine out of the reach of children. Keep the manual as it contains important information. Ask for advice from your doctor or pharmacist. Consult your doctor if adverse reactions.