Alocril Side Effects Center

Last updated on RxList: 11/24/2021
Alocril Side Effects Center

What Is Alocril?

Alocril (nedocromil) ophthalmic solution is a mast cell stabilizer, which is an anti-allergic medication, used to treat ocular (eye) symptoms of allergic conditions, such as inflammation, itching, watering, and burning.

What Are Side Effects of Alocril?

Common side effects of Alocril include:

  • burning/stinging/irritation of the eye
  • itchy eyes
  • eye redness
  • headache
  • stuffy/runny nose
  • bad or unpleasant taste in the mouth, and
  • increased eye sensitivity to light

Dosage for Alocril

The recommended dosage is one or two drops in each eye twice a day. Alocril ophthalmic solution should be used at regular intervals.

What Drugs, Substances, or Supplements Interact with Alocril?

Do not use other eye medications during treatment with Alocril ophthalmic without first talking to your doctor. Other drugs may also interact with Alocril. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use.

Alocril During Pregnancy or Breastfeeding

Alocril should be used only when prescribed during pregnancy. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Additional Information

Our Alocril (nedocromil) 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.

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Alocril Consumer Information

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using nedocromil ophthalmic and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • severe burning, stinging, or irritation after using this medicine.

Common side effects may include:

  • headache;
  • runny or stuffy nose;
  • eye redness;
  • your eyes may be more sensitive to light;
  • mild eye irritation after using the eye drops.

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 Alocril (Nedocromil)

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Alocril Professional Information

SIDE EFFECTS

The most frequently reported adverse experience was headache (~40%). Ocular burning, irritation and stinging, unpleasant taste, and nasal congestion have been reported to occur in 10- 30% of patients. Other events occurring between 1 - 10% included asthma, conjunctivitis, eye redness, photophobia, and rhinitis.

Some of these events were similar to the underlying ocular disease being studied.

Read the entire FDA prescribing information for Alocril (Nedocromil)

© Alocril Patient Information is supplied by Cerner Multum, Inc. and Alocril Consumer information is supplied by First Databank, Inc., used under license and subject to their respective copyrights.

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