Indications for: Cromolyn Sodium Inhalation Solution
Asthma prophylaxis. Prevention of bronchoconstriction before exposure to a known precipitant (eg, exercise).
Adults and Children:
<2 years: not recommended. ≥2 years: 20mg administered by power-operated nebulizer 4 times a day. Bronchoconstriction prevention: contents of 1 amp inhaled up to 60 minutes before precipitant.
Cromolyn Sodium Inhalation Solution Warnings/Precautions:
Not for treatment of acute attack. Impaired renal or hepatic function: reduce dose. Reevaluate if no improvement after 4 weeks. Avoid abrupt cessation. Discontinue if eosinophilic pneumonia occurs. Coronary artery disease or arrhythmias (Inhaler). Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.
Cromolyn Sodium Inhalation Solution Classification:
Mast cell stabilizer.
Cromolyn Sodium Inhalation Solution Interactions:
Avoid use with isoproterenol during pregnancy.
Cough, nasal congestion, nausea, sneezing, and wheezing.
Formerly known under the brand name Intal.