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Cromolyn Ophthalmic Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 4%

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Allergic Conjunctivitis

Instill 1 or 2 drops into both eyes 4 to 6 times a day

Comments:
-Symptom improvement is generally observed within a few days although treatment up to 6 weeks may be needed.
-Treatment should continue as long as needed to sustain improvement.

Use: For the treatment of vernal keratoconjunctivitis, vernal conjunctivitis, and vernal keratitis.

Usual Adult Dose for Keratitis

Instill 1 or 2 drops into both eyes 4 to 6 times a day

Comments:
-Symptom improvement is generally observed within a few days although treatment up to 6 weeks may be needed.
-Treatment should continue as long as needed to sustain improvement.

Use: For the treatment of vernal keratoconjunctivitis, vernal conjunctivitis, and vernal keratitis.

Usual Adult Dose for Keratoconjunctivitis

Instill 1 or 2 drops into both eyes 4 to 6 times a day

Comments:
-Symptom improvement is generally observed within a few days although treatment up to 6 weeks may be needed.
-Treatment should continue as long as needed to sustain improvement.

Use: For the treatment of vernal keratoconjunctivitis, vernal conjunctivitis, and vernal keratitis.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Allergic Conjunctivitis

Age: 4 years or older
Instill 1 or 2 drops into both eyes 4 to 6 times a day

Comments:
-Symptom improvement is generally observed within a few days although treatment up to 6 weeks may be needed.
-Treatment should continue as long as needed to sustain improvement.

Use: For the treatment of vernal keratoconjunctivitis, vernal conjunctivitis, and vernal keratitis.

Renal Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended

Liver Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 4 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-For ophthalmic use only
-Patients should refrain from wearing contact lens during treatment.
-Administer at regular intervals 4 to 6 times a day.

Storage:
- Protect from light

General:
-Corticosteroid may be used concomitantly if needed.

Patient advice:
-Patients should be instructed not to drive or perform other hazardous activities until the effects of this drug are known.
-Patients should be instructed to refrain from wearing contact lens during treatment.
-Patients should be instructed not to touch bottle tip to eyes, hands, or any other surface in order to prevent contamination of the bottle and replace cap immediately after use.

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