Mast cell stabilizers - Plan B If Antihistamines Fail

Mast cell stabilizers

Mast cell stabilizers block the release of immune system chemicals that contribute to allergic reactions. These drugs are generally safe but usually need to be used for several days to reach full effect. They’re usually used when antihistamines are not working or not well-tolerated.
Nasal spray

Generic over-the-counter nasal sprays are sold as cromolyn.

Eyedrops

Prescription eyedrops include the following:

  • Cromolyn (Crolom)
  • Lodoxamide (Alomide)
  • Pemirolast (Alamast)
  • Nedocromil (Alocril)
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