Generic Name : Pemirolast Ophthalmic Pronunciation : pem-EER-oh-last Therapeutic Classification : Ophthalmologic Agents ICD Code : Y56.5
International- Alamast. Why it is prescribed (Indications) : This medication is a mast cell stabilizer, prescribed for itching of the eyes due to allergic conjunctivitis. It inhibits many process in the body that cause allergic symptoms after exposure to an allergen. When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): Hypersensitivity.
Dosage & When it is to be taken : The recommended dose is one to two drops into each affected eye four times daily. How it should be taken : It comes as eye drops to instill into the affected eyes as directed by your physician. Warnings and Precautions :
* Caution should be exercised in patients who are wearing contact lenses, any allergy, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
* Remove your contact lenses before using this medication. Side Effects :
Eye - Burning, dry eye, foreign body sensation and ocular discomfort.
Non-Ocular - Allergy, back pain, lung inflammation, cough, painful menstruation, fever, sinus inflammation, and sneezing/nasal congestion.
* Avoid excess dosage. Storage Conditions :
Store it at controlled room temperature (15°–25°C), and in an airtight container.
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