Advertisement

What is Crolom?

Crolom is the brand name for a prescription eye medication containing the active ingredient called cromolyn ophthalmic. Crolom is an anti-inflammatory medication that blocks cells in your body (mast cells) from releasing substances (particularly histamine) that trigger an allergic reaction. This helps prevent allergy symptoms, including itchy, red and watery eyes.

Continue Learning about Nasal Agent

How do decongestants interact with other medications?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
If you are taking linezolid, nasal decongestants can lead to side effects and should be avoided. If...
More Answers
How do antihistamines relieve allergy and sinus symptoms?
Sigma NursingSigma Nursing
Antihistamines block histamines, which are chemicals responsible for many allergy symptoms. Antihist...
More Answers
Does Symbicort cause tooth decay?
Dr. William M. Litaker, DDSDr. William M. Litaker, DDS
The use of Symbicort can result in tooth decay. Symbicort has a side effect of drying the mouth. Per...
More Answers
What are the disadvantages of kids using nasal decongestants?
Lawrence T. Chiaramonte, MDLawrence T. Chiaramonte, MD
A medication like oxymetazoline hydrochloride, marketed as Afrin or Neo-Synephrine -- once avail...
More Answers

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.