cromolyn sodium


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cromolyn sodium

[′krō·mə·lin ¦sōd·ē·əm]
(pharmacology)
C23H14Na2O11 An inhaled anti-inflammatory agent that prevents the degranulation of mast cells; effective in preventing bronchoconstriction.
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As with other inhaled aerosols, cromolyn sodium is distributed to the airway and to the stomach via a swallowed portion.
Cromolyn sodium in the management of systemic mastocytosis.
The constrictor responses to PbTx-3 and crude brevetoxins at concentrations 10-to 100-fold lower were similar to those seen here and were inhibited by cromolyn sodium, atropine, and diphenhydramine (Abraham et al.
Cromolyn sodium and nedocromil sodium are non-steroidal treatments that may also be inhaled and used as "controller" medication rather than for treating symptoms once they've developed.
Cromolyn sodium stops allergic reactions from starting.
Asthma Long-Term-Control Medications Generic name Brand name Steroids: Inhaled beclomethasone Beclovent(*) Vanceril(*), Vanceril(*)--Double Strength budesonide Pulmicort Turbuhaler(*) flunisolide AeroBid(*), AeroBid-M(*) fluticasone Flovent(*) triamcinolone Azmacort(*) Cromolyn and Nedocromil: Inhaled cromolyn sodium Intal(*) nedocromil sodium Tilade(*) Leukotriene Modifiers: Tablets zafirlukast Accolate(*) zileuton Zyflo(*) Long-Acting [Beta.
These medications include antihistamines, topical nasal corticosteroids, cromolyn sodium nasal spray, decongestants and immunotherapy.
2]-receptor antagonists, cromolyn sodium, prednisone, and suppressive antibiotics.
He said people with seasonal allergies who cannot avoid pollen, the symptoms can be controlled with medication on advice of physician including antihistamines, corticosteroids, and cromolyn sodium, any of which can be used alone or in combination.
However, cromolyn sodium is still available as a liquid nebulizer solution.
Newer agents like cromolyn sodium, which inhibits degranulation and amine release by tissue mast cells, help with chronic gastrointestinal symptoms, headaches, and bone pain (7, 8).
Inhaled cromolyn sodium (Intal), the treatment of choice for mild persistent disease, is safe in animals and appears to be safe in humans.