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How does cromolyn ophthalmic solution work?

Cromolyn ophthalmic solution belongs to a family of medications known as mast cell stabilizers. This medicine is used to treat allergies. Allergy symptoms such as red, itchy eyes occur when cells known as mast cells break open and release substances that cause tissue to become inflamed. Cromolyn works by keeping mast cells intact.

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