Sodium Cromoglycate

Details About Generic Salt ::  Sodium Cromoglycate 

Main Medicine Class:: #N/A   Sub Medicine Class ::  #N/A

3F. MISCELLANEOUS in 3. OCULAR
SODIUM CROMOGLYCATE
MAST CELL STABILIZER | ANTI-ALLERGIC, ANTI-ASTHMA
also comes under 6A. Drugs For Asthma/COPD/ARDS in 6. Respiratory System,  ,   14C. Anti-Allergics in 14. Immunology & Allergy
PK: A: Poor (PO): Rapid (Inh) E: Urine

Indications & Dose: ALLERGIC CONJUNCTIVITIS TP Adult As drops 2 or 4% 4-6 times/day | ALLERGIC RHINITIS Prophylactic therapy NSL Adult Spray 2% (2.5mg per actuation) 4-6 times/day or Spray 4% (5mg per actuation) 2-4 times/day | ASTHMA Prophylactic therapy Inh Adult As dry powder/nebulised solution/metered-dose aerosol 20mg QID, increase to 6-8 times/day if necessary | FOOD ALLERGY PO Adult 200mg QID before food, double the dose if no satisfactory control in 2-3 wk, reduce the dose if symptoms controlled | MASTOCYTOSIS PO Adult 200mg QID before food, double the dose if no satisfactory control in 2-3 wk, reduce the dose if symptoms controlled | VERNAL KERATOCONJUNCTIVITIS TP Adult As drops 2 or 4% 4-6 times/day

Contra: hypersensitivity

Precautions: during drug withdrawal

ADR: Serious: Bronchospasm, pulmonary infiltrates with eosinophilia, angioedema, anaphylaxis, Others: dysuria, wheezing, cough, nasal congestion, throat irritation, nausea, headache, dizziness, unpleasant taste, joint pain & swelling, urticaria, rashes

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