Alcon | Alomide (Medication)
Alomide Ophthalmic Solution is indicated for the treatment of vernal keratoconjunctivitis, vernal conjunctivitis, vernal keratitis. This medication prevents itching of the eyes that can occur with these conditions. It works by blocking certain natural substances (histamine, leukotriene) that cause allergic symptoms. ...
Alomide Ophthalmic Solution is generally well tolerated. The most common side effect was charged with light and transient discomfort since instillation - burning, stinging, itching or tearing. Ocular side effects have included burning, discomfort, or stinging upon instillation
Ocular itching/pruritus, blurred vision, dry eye, tearing, discharge, hyperemia, crystalline deposits and foreign body sensation have been reported. Corneal erosion, scales on eyelids or eyelashes, eye pain, eye edema, eye swelling, warm sensation in the eye, ocular fatigue, chemosis, corneal abrasion, keratopathy, keratitis, blepharitis, sticky sensation, epitheliopathy, anterior chamber cells, allergy, and blepharitis have been reported in less cases. ...
Prior to using this medicine inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have previously experienced any allergy. You should not wear soft contact lenses while you are using this medicine.
This medicine may cause your vision to blur temporarily after you have applied it into your eye. Do not drive or operate machinery until this has worn off.
Each container of this medicine should discarded four weeks after the first opening. You may find it helpful to write the date of opening on the pack. Dispose of them carefully, preferably by returning them to your pharmacy.
This medicine is not recommended for children under four years of age.
When using the eye drops you should take care not to touch your eye or any surface with the dropper tip, to avoid contaminating the eye drops.
During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor's advice. ...