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ALAMAST® (pemirolast potassium ophthalmic solution) ophthalmic solution is indicated for the prevention of itching of the eye due to allergic conjunctivitis. Symptomatic response to therapy (decreased itching) may be evident within a few days, but frequently requires longer treatment (up to four weeks).
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
The recommended dose is one to two drops in each affected eye four times daily.
Symptomatic response to therapy (decreased itching) may be evident within a few days, but frequently requires longer treatment (up to four weeks).
ALAMAST® (pemirolast potassium ophthalmic solution) 0.1% is supplied as follows:
10 mL in a white, low density polyethylene bottle with a controlled dropper tip, and a white polyethylene screw cap.
NDC 68669-711-10 10 mL fill in 11 cc container
Store at 15°–25°C (59°–77°F).
Manufactured by: Santen Oy, PO Box 33, FIN-33721 Tampere, Finland. February 2005 Version. Marketed by: VISTAKON® Pharmaceuticals, LLC Jacksonville, FL 32256 USA. Licensed from Mitsubishi Pharma Corporation Japan. FDA revision date: 5/12/2005
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/30/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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