cromolyn


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cro·mo·lyn

 (krō′mə-lĭn)
n.
A drug, C23H16O11, given in the form of its sodium salt, that inhibits the release of histamine from mast cells and is used as an inhalant or topically in the treatment of allergies and to prevent asthmatic attacks.

[Alteration of chromonyl, one of its constituents (chrom(o)- + -on(e) + -yl).]
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An ophthalmology examination showed bilateral lid swelling, diffuse conjunctival redness, and watery discharge (Figure 5), which was treated with topical antihistamines and cromolyn sodium.
Treatment options include H1 and H2 antihistamines, cromolyn sodium, topical corticosteroids, and PUVA (psoralen plus ultraviolet A photo-chemotherapy).
Dr Wasim Khawaja said people with seasonal allergies who cannot avoid pollen, the symptoms can be controlled with medication on advice of physician including antihistamines, corticosteroids, and cromolyn sodium, any of which can be used alone or in combination.
Intranasal cromolyn sodium: Cromolyn sodium (Nasalcrom) is a mast cell stabilizer, so it can prevent the release of inflammatory mediators associated with allergic rhinitis, including the release of histamine.
Cromolyn sodium21 and dexamethasone/prednisolone22 injections have been used for management.
Cromolyn sodium is considered an antiasthmatic, an anti-allergic and a mast cell stabilizer.
Dr Wasim Khawaja said people with seasonal allergies, who could not avoid pollen, the symptoms could be controlled with medication on advice of physicians, including antihistamines, corticosteroids, and cromolyn sodium, any of which could be used alone or in combination.
nasal sprays containing cromolyn sodium, and eye drops.
Medications used to treat EE include topical glucocorticoids, cromolyn sodium (which blocks allergic reactions to foods), and leukotriene receptor antagonists.
These include hyperalimentation, corticosteroids, H2-receptor antagonists, antibiotics, acid suppression, Cromolyn Sodium, anabolic steroids, surgery, and combinations of these therapies (7).
47,50,62) Approximately 75% of patients with moderate to severe CLGPC who do not respond to standard treatment can continue with contact lens wear after treatment with 2% or 4% sodium cromolyn following a period of lens wear cessation.
A sixth phenotype (tissue mast cells) has since been identified and can be effectively treated with something as sim-pie as cromolyn, Dr.