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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Contract awarded for Supply of sodium cromoglycate 2 percent eye drops
These include corticosteroids, azathioprine, cyclosporine, sodium cromoglycate, mycophenolate mofetil, ketoconazole and montelukast.
Drugs, such as sodium cromoglycate, nedocromil sodium, pemirolast, and lodoxamide act by stabilizing mast cells.
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.
Sodium cromoglycate: Sodium cromoglycate inhibits mast cell degranulation and its primary advantages are its minimal side effects and the fact that it is well known, having been on the market for over 30 years.
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.