Opticrom Allergy Eye Drops 10ml  0002023

Opticrom Allergy Eye Drops Opticrom Allergy Eye Drops

10ml  0002023
£6.09
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Claire Makey
  • Checked for accuracy by: Claire Makey
  • Role: Pharmacist
  • Date checked: 08/04/2021
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Opticrom

Product details

Opticrom Hayfever Eye Drops brings fast-acting relief to the symptoms of seasonal allergic conjunctivitis. The active ingredient sodium cromoglicate works by reducing allergic responses , and can soothe irritated and watery eyes in as little as two minutes.

Warnings / Side effects Expand

Do not use this medicine If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to sodium cromoglicate or any of the other ingredients of this medicine. Signs of an allergic reaction include: a rash, swallowing or breathing problems, swelling of your lips, face, throat, tongue and worsening of redness, itching or swelling of the eye or eyelid.

 Do not use this medicine if the above applies to you. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using this medicine.

Warnings and precautions Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using this medicine if you wear soft contact lenses. You should not wear contact lenses while using these drops. If you are not sure if the above applies to you, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before using this medicine.

Other medicines and this medicine Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines.

Pregnancy and breast-feeding If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.

Driving and using machines You may have blurred eyesight straight after using this medicine. If this happens, do not drive or use any tools or machines until you can see clearly. This medicine contains benzalkonium chloride. This medicine contains 100 micrograms of benzalkonium chloride in each ml of solution. Benzalkonium chloride may be absorbed by soft contact lenses and may change the colour of the contact lenses. You should remove contact lenses before using this medicine and put them back 15 minutes afterwards. Benzalkonium chloride may also cause eye irritation, especially if you have dry eyes or disorders of the cornea (the clear layer at the front of the eye). If you feel abnormal eye sensation, stinging or pain in the eye after using this medicine, talk to your doctor.


Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Stop using this medicine and see a doctor as soon as possible if: The itching, redness or swelling gets worse. You may be allergic to this medicine. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if any of the side effects get serious or last longer than a few days, or if you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet: Stinging or burning in your eyes or blurring of eyesight. This should only last for a short time and occur immediately after using the eye drops. Mild eye irritation.

Reporting of side effects If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard or search for MHRA Yellow Card in the Google Play or Apple App Store. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

Usage / Instructions Expand

Always use this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor or pharmacist has told you.

Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.

 How to use this medicine Wash your hands. Before using the medication for the first time, be sure that the tamper-proof seal on the bottle neck is unbroken. A gap between the bottle and the cap is normal for an unopened bottle. Remove the cap from the bottle. Tilt your head back. Squeeze one or two drops inside the lower lid without touching your eye. Close your eye. Wipe away any excess liquid from the eyes with a clean tissue. Always put the cap back on the bottle as soon as you have used it. Repeat in the other eye if needed.

How much to use One or two drops in each eye four times a day, or as directed by your doctor.

  If your symptoms worsen or do not improve, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. If you use more of this medicine than you should Contact your doctor if you use the eye drops more frequently than the recommended dose, or continuously for more than three months.

 If you forget to use this medicine If you forget a dose, use your drops as soon as you remember. However, if it is nearly time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not use a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. If you stop using this medicine You should keep using these drops if you are still around the things that you are allergic to. If you stop using this medicine your allergy symptoms may come back. If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Ingredients Expand

The active substance is sodium cromoglicate. Each 1ml of eye drops contains 20mg of sodium cromoglicate (2.0% w/v). One drop contains 0.7mg of sodium cromoglicate.

  The other ingredients are disodium edetate, benzalkonium chloride and water for injections.

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  • Free standard delivery for orders over £35
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94% of orders are despatched within 2 days (data taken from July 2022 to October 2022)

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  • Mon-Thur orders placed before 8pm will be delivered 1-2 days from despatch (90% of orders delivered next day).
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  • Delivered Mon-Sat (excluding Sunday and Bank Holidays).
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  • Pharmacy approved items will be despatched once approved and delivered the next working day.
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  • Friday orders placed after 8pm will be delivered on Tuesday.
  • Weekend orders will be delivered on Tuesday.
  • Delivered Mon-Fri (excluding bank holidays).
  • Order by 8pm Monday to Friday for same day despatch. Terms and conditions apply, see below.
  • Pharmacy approved items will be despatched once approved and delivered the next day.
  • All orders can be tracked from despatched to delivery, tracking code will be emailed to you.
  • Additional terms and conditions apply, please see below.

EVRI Click & Collect tracked 48hr service

  • £3 for Standard service, delivered within 2 working days from despatch of order.
  • Free standard delivery for orders over £35
  • Delivered Mon-Fri (excluding weekend and bank holidays).
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EVRI UK Click & Collect tracked 24hr service

  • £3.49 for UK Next Working Day Delivery.
  • Mon-Fri orders placed before 8pm will be delivered the next day.
  • Friday orders placed after 8pm will be delivered on Tuesday.
  • Weekend orders will be delivered on Tuesday.
  • Delivered Mon-Fri (excluding bank holidays).
  • Order by 8pm Monday to Friday for same day despatch. Terms and conditions apply, see below.
  • Pharmacy approved items will be despatched once approved and delivered the next day.
  • All orders can be tracked from despatched to delivery, tracking code will be emailed to you.
  • Additional terms and conditions apply, please see below.

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  • Weekend orders will be delivered on Tuesday
  • Delivered Mon-Fri (excluding bank holidays)
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Returns

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