Active Ingredient(s):Cromolyn Sodium FDA Approved: * January 3, 1997 Pharm Company: *PHARMACIA UPJOHN Category:Asthma
Cromoglicic acid (INN) — also referred to as cromolyn (USAN), cromoglycate (former BAN), or cromoglicate — is traditionally described as a mast cell stabilizer, and is commonly marketed as the sodium salt sodium cromoglicate or cromolyn sodium. This drug prevents the release of inflammatory chemicals such as histamine from mast cells.
Cromoglicic acid has been the non-corticosteroid treatment of choice in the treatment of asthma, for which it has largely been replaced by leukotri...
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