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CROMOLYN SODIUM (OPHTHALMIC)

Indications/Pharmacology

Cromolyn sodium is a mast cell stabilizing agent that blocks release ofhistamine and slow-reacting substance of anaphylaxis from mast cells following antigen recognition.
Similar to lodoxamine tromethamine, cromolyn sodium has no intrinsic vasoconstrictor, antihistaminic, cyclooxygenase inhibition or other anti-inflammatory properties. Mast cell stabilizing agents are mostuseful in animal patients suffering from allergic conjunctivitis.Suggested Dosages/Precautions/Adverse Effects - Prior to surgery: One drop 2-6 times daily. Astinging sensation is noted in a low percentage of people using this medication.Dosage Forms/Preparations/FDA Approval Status - Veterinary-Approved Products: None
Human-Approved Products: Cromolyn Sodium 4% in 2.5, 10ml; Crolom® (Bausch & Lomb); (Rx)

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