sodium cromoglycate

sodium cromoglycate

Sodium cromoglicate, a drug used to treat hay fever (ALLERGIC RHINITIS), allergic CONJUNCTIVITIS, food allergy and allergic ASTHMA. Cromoglycate stabilizes the MAST CELL membrane and prevents the release of HISTAMINE. Brand names are Cromogen, Hay-Crom, Intal, Intal Syncroner, Nalcrom, Opticrom, Pliva Pharma Hayfever Eye Drops, and Vivicrom.
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Comparative studies with sodium cromoglycate, a classical mast cell stabilizer, were also made.
10) Other drug types include mast cell stabilisers, such as sodium cromoglycate 2% and lodoxomide 0.
For this reason, sodium cromoglycate 200 mg three times a day (TID) was added to her treatment with modest improvement of her symptoms.
If over-the-counter remedies aren't working for you, your GP can prescribe stronger antihistamines, or sodium cromoglycate in nasal spray or eye-drop form to prevent inflammation.
Inhaled corticosteroids are better than sodium cromoglycate in measures of lung function and asthma control in children and adults with chronic asthma, the first-ever systematic review of its kind has concluded.
Eye drops: If you want to try the conventional path, first look at eye drops, available both on and off prescription, The drops contain sodium cromoglycate which reduces the amount of histamine - one of the chemicals triggered in the body when there is an allergic reaction - which is released on contact with pollen.
Allergic conjunctivitis is usually treated with antihistamines or a solution containing sodium cromoglycate some of which are available over the counter.
Those with sodium cromoglycate (eg Hay-Crom and Opticrom) are your best bet.
Comparative effects of inhaled salbutamol, sodium cromoglycate, and beclomethasone dipropionate on allergen-induced early asthmatic responses, late asthmatic responses, increased bronchial responsiveness to histamine.
Cromolyn sodium, also known as sodium cromoglycate, is a non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory medicine that has been used worldwide for over 35 years to treat a number of allergic conditions including asthma, allergic rhinitis (nasal allergies), allergic conjunctivitis, and mastocytosis.
Eye drops - Opticrom, Optrex Allergy and Clarityn are widely used and all contain the active ingredient Sodium Cromoglycate.