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Fundamental unit of various plant pigments and other substances.
See also: flavone, chromene, chroman.
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Current treatment options include temporary symptom suppression with antihistamines, corticosteroids and cromones, or long-term whole allergen immunotherapy, which can require treatment for three to five years and has the potential to induce life-threatening anaphylactic reactions.
A comparative study of common asthma medications showed that beta-agonists are the most potent reducers of exercise-triggered asthma; the next most effective were the cromones, such as nedocromil sodium (Tilade) and cromolyn sodium (Intal) (14) (Figure 4).