cromoglycate

cromoglycate

A drug used in allergies. It stabilizes the membrane of the mast cells that otherwise release HISTAMINE and other irritating substances when antibodies (IgE) and ALLERGENS (such as pollen grains) react on their surfaces. Brand names are Aerocrom, Cromogen, Hay-crom, Nalcrom, Opticrom, Intal Synchroner, Rynacrom and Rynacrom Spray.

cromoglycate

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Contract awarded for Supply of sodium cromoglycate 2 percent eye drops
While there's no cure, many people are able to control their symptoms with treatment such as antihistamine tablets, nose and eye drops containing steroids, or the 'preventer' sodium cromoglycate.
Effect of disodium cromoglycate on asthmatic reactions to alcoholic beverages.
These include corticosteroids, azathioprine, cyclosporine, sodium cromoglycate, mycophenolate mofetil, ketoconazole and montelukast.
Among topical antihistamines and anti-allergy drugs, ketotifen, olopatadine and epinastine are category C drugs; sodium cromoglycate and emedastine are in category B.
1) Eleven trials that included 899 children and adults compared mast cell stabilizers (sodium cromoglycate, nedocromil, and lodoxamide tromethamine) with placebo.
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.
While cromoglycate and nedocromil are characterised as "mast cell stabilisers", preventing histamine release, this is not the mechanism of action of these drugs in asthma treatment.
For this reason, sodium cromoglycate 200 mg three times a day (TID) was added to her treatment with modest improvement of her symptoms.