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Alomide
(Lodexamide)

Formulation : Eye Drops

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No Generic Alternative Available

No generic alternative is available for this drug.

What is Alomide /Lodexamide used for?

Alomide is used to treat inflammation of the eye caused by certain conditions. Alomide is a mast cell stabilizer. Exactly how it works is unknown, but it prevents the release of chemicals in the eye that cause inflammation.

How should Alomide /Lodexamide be stored?

Store Alomide at room temperature away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store Alomide in the bathroom. Keep out of reach of children.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Alomide/Lodexamide ?

Take Alomide exactly as directed by your doctor. Read the prescription label to check for exact dosing instructions. Alomide is used in the eyes only. Do not use Alomide in the nose or mouth. Wash your hands before using Alomide. Tilt your head back and pull your bottom eyelid away from your eye. Put the medicine into your eye and gently close your eyes. Apply light pressure to the inside corner of your eye for several minutes. Wipe away extra medicine with a tissue. Do not allow the applicator tip to touch any surface, including your eye. Close the container tightly. If you forget a dose of Alomide, take it as soon as you remember. It if is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing routine. Do not take 2 doses at once.

When should Alomide /Lodexamide not be taken?

Do not take Alomide if you are allergic to any ingredient in Alomide. Do not give this medication to anyone under the age of 2 without your doctor’s advice.

What precautions should I follow when taking Alomide /Lodexamide ?

Certain medical problems can interact with this medication. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant before using Alomide. Alomide may be harmful to an unborn baby or a nursing baby. Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding a baby before using Alomide. Tell your doctor about any prescription or non-prescription drugs that you might be using before taking this medication. Some medicines can interact and cause unwanted side effects. Tell your doctor if you use contacts before taking Alomide.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Alomide /Lodexamide ?

This medication may cause drowsiness, dizziness, or blurred vision. Do not drive or do anything dangerous until you know how you react to Alomide. Do not re-use Alomide for other eye problems without consulting your doctor.

When should Alomide /Lodexamide not be taken?

Seek emergency medical attention if you experience any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives, rash, difficulty breathing, tightness in the chest, or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue. Stop using Alomide and call your doctor immediately

Less serious side effects include: blurred vision, burning, stinging, or itching in the eye, dry eyes, eye discomfort, headache, red eyes, sensation of something in the eye, or tearing

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