Apicrom, 2% Eye Drops, Anti-Inflammatory - 10 Ml
Sodium Cromoglicate 2 % Eye/Nose Drops
Category Of Apicrom Eye/Nose Drops
Anti-inflammatory Eye Drops
Mechanism Of Action Of Sodium Cromoglicate 2 % Eye/Nose Drops
Cromoglicate inhibits degranulation of mast cells, subsequently preventing the release of histamine and slow-reacting substance of anaphylaxis (SRS-A), mediators of type I allergic reactions. Cromoglicate also may reduce the release of inflammatory leukotrienes. Cromoglicate may act by inhibiting calcium influx.
Therapeutic Indications Of Apicrom Eye/Nose Drops
Treatment and prevention of signs and symptoms of Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis.
For the treatment and prevention of the symptoms of allergic rhinitis, especially seasonal sinusitis.
Method Of Administration Of Apicrom Eye/Nose Drops
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you.
Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Doses may be changed in special conditions so always follow your doctor's or pharmacist's instructions.
If you take more than you should, talk to a doctor or go to the hospital straight away.
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember it unless it is nearly time for your next dose.
Do not take a double dose (two doses at the same time) to make up for the forgotten dose.
Undesirable Side Effects Of Apicrom Eye/Nose Drops
Although the following side effects are not common in everyone, some patients may complain from:
Stinging/redness in the eye widened pupils, or blurred vision may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Precautions While Taking Apicrom Eye/Nose Drops
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
Your doctor will discuss the possible risks and benefits of using this medicine during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Warnings & Special Precautions While Taking Apicrom Eye/Nose Drops
Most eye drops can cause a short-term blurring of vision when ﬁrst used so you should wait until your eyes are clear before driving or using machines.
If you wear soft contact lenses. Do not use the drops while your contact lenses are in your eyes.
Wait 10 -15 minutes after using the eye drops before putting your lenses back into your eyes.
Stop using the product and seek immediate medical attention if you develop throat tightness or swelling of the eyes, face, lips or tongue, feel faint, or have difficulty breathing.
Stop using the product if you develop itching of the face or body.
Storage Conditions Of Apicrom Eye/Nose Drops
Store below 25°c
After opening the drops are safe for the eye for a period of 28 days. After this, using the drops can cause serious damage to the eye as bacteria may have been introduced.
Keep this product out of the sight and reach of children.
Store in the original package to protect from moisture.
Do not use this product after the expiry date which is stated on the box/blisters/label.
The expiry date refers to the last day of the month.