Treating inflammation of the eye caused by certain conditions.
Alomide is a mast cell stabilizer. Exactly how Alomide works is unknown, but it prevents the release of chemicals in the eye that cause inflammation.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Alomide . Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Alomide . However, no specific interactions with Alomide are known at this time.
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Alomide may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Alomide as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Alomide .
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Blurred vision; burning, stinging, or itching in the eye; dry eyes; eye discomfort; headache; red or bloodshot eyes; sensation of something in the eye; tearing.Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); eye discharge; scales on the eyelid or eyelash; severe or persistent burning, stinging, or itching; vision changes; swelling of the eye or eyelid.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include dizziness; increased urination; loose stools; nausea; severe or persistent headache; sweating; tiredness; warmth or flushing.Proper storage of Alomide :
Store Alomide at room temperature, between 59 and 80 degrees F (15 and 27 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Alomide out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Alomide . If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.