nedocromil

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ne·doc·ro·mil

 (nə-dŏk′rə-mĭl′)
n.
An anti-inflammatory drug, C19H15N, used in an inhaler in the form of a sodium salt to treat mild-to-moderate asthma.

[ne- (perhaps from 9-ethyl, beginning of the chemical name, referring to the presence of an ethyl group in ninth position) + d(i)- + o(xy)- + shortening and alteration of cromolyn.]
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Nedocromil sodium exerts its anti-inflammatory and anti-asthmatic effect by inhibiting the activation and activity of multiple inflammatory cells, including mast cells, eosinophils, airway epithelial cells and sensory neurons.
05% or nedocromil sodium 2%) can be prescribed (by the patient's GP or by optometrists with therapeutic qualifications) to allow patients to continue contact lens wear.
Eye drops containing drugs such as sodium cromoglicate and nedocromil sodium help prevent cells becoming sensitised and are used to reduce the eye symptoms of hayfever such as redness, itching and watering.
22) In a study administered by the Nedocromil Sodium Quality of Life Study Group, (23) it was found that the SIP failed to detect an improvement in health, but found a clinically significant improvement in health using the SGRQ.
Cromolyn sodium, nedocromil sodium and corticosteroids are examples of anti-inflammatory medications currently available to treat asthma.
The physicians following the guidelines used a visual analog scale to gauge symptoms as mild, moderate, or severe and used up to three therapies to treat depending on severity: 20 mg of ebastine (an oral antihistamine available in Europe that has been shown to be as effective as cetirizine) once daily; 220 [micro]g of triamcinolone acetonide once daffy; and for moderate to severe conjunctivitis, nedocromil sodium 2% eyedrops twice daily.
The physicians who followed the guidelines used a visual analog scale to gauge symptoms as mild, moderate, or severe and used up to three therapies to treat depending on severity: 20 mg of ebastine (an oral antihistamine available in Europe that has been shown to be as effective as cetirizine) once daily; 220 [micro]g of triamcinolone acetonide once daily; and for moderate to severe conjunctivitis, nedocromil sodium 2% eyedrops twice daily.
Nedocromil sodium (Tilade[R]) is a mast cell stabilizer that acts as an anti-inflammatory agent.
Asthma Long-Term-Control Medications Generic name Brand name Steroids: Inhaled beclomethasone Beclovent(*) Vanceril(*), Vanceril(*)--Double Strength budesonide Pulmicort Turbuhaler(*) flunisolide AeroBid(*), AeroBid-M(*) fluticasone Flovent(*) triamcinolone Azmacort(*) Cromolyn and Nedocromil: Inhaled cromolyn sodium Intal(*) nedocromil sodium Tilade(*) Leukotriene Modifiers: Tablets zafirlukast Accolate(*) zileuton Zyflo(*) Long-Acting [Beta.
They include nedocromil sodium, antihistamines and ketotifen.
Allergic conjunctivitis sufferers outside of the United States have reaped the benefits from nedocromil sodium 2% for a number of years where it is one of the leading ocular allergy medicines.