Cromolyn Sodium Oral Inhalation - Drug Information

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General Information on Cromolyn Sodium Oral Inhalation

Generic Name : Cromolyn Sodium Oral Inhalation

Pronunciation : kroe' moe lin

Latest prescription information about Cromolyn Sodium Oral Inhalation. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y55.6 | Therapeutic Classification : Anti- Asthmatics

Trade Names/Brand Names of Cromolyn Sodium Oral Inhalation

International- Intal.

Why is Cromolyn Sodium Oral Inhalation Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is an inhaled anti-inflammatory agent, prescribed for asthma attacks due to exercise, allergies and other factors. 

When should Cromolyn Sodium Oral Inhalation not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Pregnancy Category

A B C D X

Category B :

Animal studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and appropriate studies on pregnant women are lacking.

What is the dosage of Cromolyn Sodium Oral Inhalation?

Inhalation- The recommended initial dose is two metered inhalations four times daily at regular intervals.

How should Cromolyn Sodium Oral Inhalation be taken?

It comes as a solution and as an aerosol to inhale by mouth.

What are the warnings and precautions for Cromolyn Sodium Oral Inhalation?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver or kidney disease, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Patient may develop with increased risk of severe allergic reactions; if it so consult with your doctor.
It is not useful for status asthmaticus.

What are the side effects of Cromolyn Sodium Oral Inhalation?

  Respiratory: Throat and air passage irritation, bad taste, increased cough, difficulty in breathing, wheezing, sneezing and stuffy nose.

What are the other precautions for Cromolyn Sodium Oral Inhalation?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions of Cromolyn Sodium Oral Inhalation?

Store it at room temperature. Protect it from heat, light and moisture. Keep away from children.

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