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Published: 6/2019

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
Cromoglicate Na Ophthalmic Solution 2% "NITTO"
 Active ingredient:
Sodium cromoglicate
 Dosage form:
clear and colorless to pale yellow ophthalmic solution, 5mL, (cap) white (label) clear label with gray yellow band, (bottle) clear
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine suppresses allergic symptoms by suppressing release of chemical mediators such as histamine.
It is usually used to treat allergic conjunctivitis and spring catarrh.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you wear contact lenses.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, apply 1 to 2 drops into the eye at a time, 4 times a day (morning, noon, evening and before bedtime). Strictly follow the instructions.
  • Make sure that the tip of the container does not touch the eye. Blot any excess liquid cleanly around the eyes.
  • If you miss a dose, apply the missed dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. You should not apply two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally apply more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop using this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include transient eye irritation at the time of eye drop application, conjunctival hyperemia and blepharitis. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • breathing difficulty, angioedema (swelling around the eyes or lips), hives  [anaphylactoid symptoms]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them. Do not use any medicine that has been stored for more than 1 month after opening.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.