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Cromolyn sodium Inh Soln
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Drug Name:

Cromolyn sodium Inh Soln Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Cromolyn sodium 20mg/2mL; soln for inhalation.

Company:
Various generic manufacturers

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for Cromolyn sodium Inh Soln:

Asthma prophylaxis. Prevention of bronchoconstriction before exposure to a known precipitant (eg, exercise).

Adults and Children:

<2 years: not recommended. ≥2 years: 20mg administered by power-operated nebulizer 4 times a day. Bronchoconstriction prevention: contents of 1 amp inhaled up to 60 minutes before precipitant.

Warnings/Precautions:

Not for treatment of acute attack. Impaired renal or hepatic function: reduce dose. Reevaluate if no improvement after 4 weeks. Avoid abrupt cessation. Discontinue if eosinophilic pneumonia occurs. Coronary artery disease or arrhythmias (Inhaler). Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Avoid use with isoproterenol during pregnancy.

Pharmacological Class:

Mast cell stabilizer.

Adverse Reactions:

Bronchospasm, throat irritation, bad taste, cough, wheezing, nasal congestion, anaphylaxis.

Note:

Formerly known under the brand name Intal.

How Supplied:

Contact supplier.

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