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Alamast Side Effects Center

Medical Editor: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP

Alamast (pemirolast potassium) ophthalmic solution is used to treat ocular (eye) symptoms of allergic conditions, such as itching. It is a mast cell stabilizer, which is an anti-allergic medication. Common side effects include headache, runny nose, eye burning/discomfort, feeling as if something is in your eye, or dry eyes.

The recommended dose of Alamast is one to two drops in each affected eye four times daily. Do not use other eye medications during treatment with Alamast ophthalmic unless directed by your doctor. Other drugs may interact with Alamast ophthalmic. Tell your doctor all prescription or over-the-counter medicines and supplements you use. During pregnancy, Alamast should be used only when prescribed. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Our Alamast (pemirolast potassium) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What is Patient Information in Detail?

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Alamast in Detail - Patient Information: Side Effects

Serious side effects are not expected with pemirolast ophthalmic.

Commonly, some burning, irritation, itching, dry eyes, or other eye discomfort may occur.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Alamast (Pemirolast Potassium Ophthalmic Solution) »

What is Patient Information Overview?

A concise overview of the drug for the patient or caregiver from First DataBank.

Alamast Overview - Patient Information: Side Effects

SIDE EFFECTS: Consult your pharmacist.

In the US -

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.

Read the entire patient information overview for Alamast (Pemirolast Potassium Ophthalmic Solution)»

What is Prescribing information?

The FDA package insert formatted in easy-to-find categories for health professionals and clinicians.

Alamast FDA Prescribing Information: Side Effects
(Adverse Reactions)

SIDE EFFECTS

In clinical studies lasting up to 17 weeks with ALAMAST® (pemirolast potassium ophthalmic solution) ophthalmic solution, headache, rhinitis, and cold/flu symptoms were reported at an incidence of 10-25%. The occurrence of these side effects was generally mild. Some of these events were similar to the underlying ocular disease being studied.

The following ocular and non-ocular adverse reactions were reported at an incidence of less than 5%:

Ocular: burning, dry eye, foreign body sensation, and ocular discomfort.

Non-Ocular: allergy, back pain, bronchitis, cough, dysmenorrhea, fever, sinusitis, and sneezing/nasal congestion.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Alamast (Pemirolast Potassium Ophthalmic Solution) »

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