nedocromil


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nedocromil

 [ned″o-kro´mil]
a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug administered by inhalation in the treatment of bronchial asthma. It is also administered topically to the conjunctiva as the sodium salt in the treatment of allergic conjunctivitis.

nedocromil

/ned·o·cro·mil/ (ned″o-kro´mil) a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug used by inhalation in the treatment of bronchial asthma and topically as the sodium salt in the treatment of allergic conjunctivitis.

nedocromil

(nə-dŏk′rə-mĭl′)
n.
An anti-inflammatory drug, C19H15N, used in an inhaler in the form of a sodium salt to treat mild-to-moderate asthma.

nedocromil

[ned′okro′mil]
a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug administered by inhalation in the treatment of bronchial asthma. It is also administered topically to the conjunctiva as the sodium salt in the treatment of allergic conjunctivitis.

ne·do·cro·mil

(nĕ-dok'ră-mil)
A nonbronchodilator, antiinflammatory, antiasthmatic drug that acts on the mast cells to inhibit the release of histamine.

nedocromil

An anti-inflammatory drug used to treat hay fever, seasonal allergic CONJUNCTIVITIS and bronchial asthma. Brand names are Rapitil, Tilade and Tilarin.
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Nedocromil sodium has also been shown to be of potential use in reducing high-dose inhaled steroid use.
Table 1 Topical ophthalmic medications available for the treatment of ocular allergy in the UK Medication Name Formulation Optometrist class availability Mast cell Sodium Sodium Entry level stabiliser Cromoglycate Cromoglycate 2% but in (non- maximum proprietary) pack size of 10mL Catacrom Sodium At least (Moorfields Cromoglycate 2% Additional Pharmceu- (single use) Supply level ticals) Rapitil Nedocromil At least (Sanofi- Sodium 2% Additional Aventis) Supply level Alomide Lodoxamide 0.
5) in the nedocromil group than in the placebo group (p=0.
2 centimeters, shorter in the group that received budesonide than in the patients who received nedocromil or placebo.
Jones P and the Nedocromil Sodium Quality of Life Study Group.
Another mast cell stabilizer frequently used to help control allergies is nedocromil (Tilade Inhaler).
Cromolyn (Intal), nedocromil (Tilade) and corticosteroids are examples of anti-inflammatory medications currently available to treat asthma.
Other CFC-based medications include the corticosteroids triamcinolone and flunisolide, the mast cell stabilizers cromolyn and nedocromil, and the [beta]-agonists metaproterenol, pirbuterol, and combined albuterol-ipratropium.
The seven MDI drugs include: flunisolide (Forest's Aerobid), triamcinolone (Kos' Azmacort), metaproterenol (Boehringer Ingelheim's Alupent), pirbuterol (3M's Maxair), cromolyn (King's Intal), nedocromil (King's Tilade) and the combination of albuterol and ipratropium (Boehringer's Combivent).
The main preventative nasal sprays contain cromoglycate or nedocromil.
Although cromolyn and nedocromil are category B, a Dutch metaanalysis of 24 studies on the effect of cromolyn on asthma in children concluded that there is insufficient evidence to support a beneficial effect of cromolyn (Thorax 55[11]:913-20, 2000).