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What is Alamast?

Alamast is a prescription medication that's used to treat itchy eyes caused by allergies. Alamast is a type of medication called a mast cell stabilizer, and it works by blocking certain chemicals that cause itchiness and other allergy symptoms in the eyes. Alamast comes as a liquid eye drop that's applied to the affected eye four times daily, or as directed by your doctor. To use Alamast, you should first wash your hands, then remove contact lenses (if you wear them). Tilt your head back, pull your lower eyelid away from your eye and drop the liquid in. Close your eye and apply pressure to the inside corner of your eyelid for a few minutes. Always follow your doctor's directions for using Alamast in order to get the most effective relief of symptoms. Talk to your doctor to determine whether Alamast is right for you.

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