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

(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.

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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Norris, "Chloride transport and the actions of nedocromil sodium and cromolyn sodium in asthma," Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, vol.
Nedocromil sodium has also been shown to be of potential use in reducing high-dose inhaled steroid use.
Finally, 8 RCTs compared topical mast cell stabilizers (sodium cromoglycate, lodoxamide, and nedocromil sodium) with levocabastine, a topical antihistamine.
In this study, children were randomly assigned to receive 200 [micro]g budesonide, 8 mg of nedocromil, or placebo twice daily.
This effect is blocked by nedocromil, suggesting that UGN acts by increasing the activity of chloride channels.
Drugs in this class include olopatadine (Pataday, Patanol), azelastine (Optivar) and nedocromil (Alocril, Lastacaft).
agonist (LABA) needed or leukotriene (LTRA) Alternate Cromolyn or LTRA Medium-dose Treatment or theophylline ICS or nedocromil. Add Patient Education and Environmental Control at each step.
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Moreover, prevention of MMP-2 activation by treatment with the mast cell stabilizer nedocromil sodium firmly establishes that ET-1-induced MMP-2 activation is mediated via degranulation of resident mast cells [44].
Mast cell stabilizers (lodoxamide, nedocromil and pemirolast) are efficient in treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis, but improvement of the symptoms takes a few days to a few weeks (61,62).