Crolom

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Crolom

(krō′ləm)
A trademark for the drug cromolyn sodium.
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Eye drops containing drugs such as sodium cromoglicate and nedocromil sodium help prevent cells becoming sensitised and are used to reduce the eye symptoms of hayfever such as redness, itching and watering.
Most eye drops contain the compound sodium cromoglicate and well-known brands includeOpticromandOptrex.
a Cessation of lens wear and use of sodium cromoglicate eye drops until resolution
59,60,63) In the UK, 2% sodium cromoglicate is available to non-therapeutically trained optometrists in a pack size of 10ml and given the supporting literature it can be used to treat resistant CLGPC in normal contact lens practice.
Also Moorields pharmacy has introduced Catacrom, a preservative-free sodium cromoglicate, a mast cell stabiliser to treat hayfever compatible with contact lens wear
13-16) The logic of such a treatment might be questioned since sodium cromoglicate is not considered to have any constitutive anti-inflammatory activity; the removal of the stimulus to inflammation should help and better results might be obtained with other mast cell stabilisers/anti-eosinophil drugs such as lodoxamide or nedocromil sodium (both available to AS optometrists).