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Side Effects


The most frequently reported adverse reaction attributed to the use of OPTICROM (cromolyn sodium ophthalmic solution, USP) 4%, on the basis of reoccurrence following readministration, is transient ocular stinging or burning upon instillation.

The following adverse reactions have been reported as infrequent events. It is unclear whether they are attributed to the drug: Conjunctival injection; watery eyes; itchy eyes; dryness around the eye; puffy eyes; eye irritation; and styes.

Immediate hypersensitivity reactions have been reported rarely and include dyspnea, edema, and rash.

Read the Opticrom (cromolyn sodium ophthalmic solution) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects


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This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 11/11/2008

Side Effects

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