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What should I know about cromolyn ophthalmic solution?

Cromolyn ophthalmic solution is a prescription eye drop that treats allergy symptoms. It is used to prevent allergic reactions and has little effect on acute allergic reactions. You may need to use cromolyn ophthalmic solution for up to six weeks before your symptoms improve. It is important to use the eye drops regularly, as prescribed by your doctor, to receive maximum benefit. You should not wear contact lenses when using cromolyn sodium ophthalmic solution. You should not use other eye medications without first talking to your doctor. This drug should be used with caution in children under four years of age, as the safety for this age group has not been studied.

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