Who should not use cromolyn ophthalmic solution?

You should not use cromolyn ophthalmic solution if you are allergic to cromolyn sodium. You should also not use the eye drops while wearing contact lenses. It is possible some medical conditions may require your doctor to adjust your dosage for safe use. Tell your doctor about any medical conditions you have before use. Cromolyn ophthalmic solution is not known to affect an unborn baby, but may pass into breast milk. You should not use cromolyn ophthalmic solution if you are breastfeeding without discussing the risks and benefits of use with your doctor. It should be used with caution in children under four years of age.

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