cromolyn sodium

Used for the prevention of asthmatic attack. Stabilizes mast cell membranes to prevent the release of leukotrienes and other bronchospasm-inducing substances. SYN: sodium cromoglycate.

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cro·mo·lyn sodium .krō-mə-lən- n a drug C23H14Na2O11 that inhibits the release of histamine from mast cells and is used usu. as an inhalant to prevent the onset of bronchial asthma attacks called also cromolyn, disodium cromoglycate, sodium cromoglycate see INTAL

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[USP] the disodium salt of cromoglycic acid, having the same actions as the acid; administered by inhalation or intranasally for prophylaxis and treatment of allergic rhinitis and bronchial asthma associated with allergy, orally for treatment of mastocytosis, and topically to the conjunctiva for prevention and treatment of allergen-induced inflammation of the conjunctiva or cornea.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Cromolyn sodium — КРОМОЛИН НАТРИЙ ( Сromolyn sodium )*. Динатриевая соль 5,5 [(2 окситриметилен)диокси бис( 4 оксо) 4Н 1 бензопиран 2 карбоновой кислоты], или 5,5 (2 динатриевая соль окситриметилендиокси)бис(4 оксо) 4Н хромен 2 карбоновой кислоты. Синонимы: Интал …   Словарь медицинских препаратов

  • cromolyn sodium — ˈkrōməlin noun also cromolyn ( s) Etymology: chrom + glyc + in : a drug C23H14Na2O11 that inhibits the release of histamine from mast cells and is usually used as an inhalant to prevent bronchial asthma attacks * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • cromolyn sodium — /kroh meuh lin/, Pharm. a substance, C23H14Na2O11, used as a preventive inhalant for bronchial asthma and hay fever. [1970 75; contr. and rearrangement of the chemical name] * * * …   Universalium

  • sodium cromoglycate — sodium cro·mo·gly·cate .krō mō glī .kāt n CROMOLYN SODIUM …   Medical dictionary

  • cromolyn — noun see cromolyn sodium …   Useful english dictionary

  • sodium — A metallic element, atomic no. 11, atomic wt. 22.989768; an alkali metal oxidizing readily in air or water; its salts are found in natural biologic systems and are extensively used in medicine and industry. The s. ion is the most plentiful… …   Medical dictionary

  • Cromoglicic acid — Systematic (IUPAC) name 5,5′ (2 hydroxypropane 1,3 diyl)bis(oxy)bis(4 oxo 4H chromene 2 carboxylic acid) Clinical data AHFS/ …   Wikipedia

  • disodium cromoglycate — n CROMOLYN SODIUM * * * cromolyn sodium …   Medical dictionary

  • Intal — In·tal in .tal trademark used for a preparation of cromolyn sodium * * * n. see cromoglicate * * * In·tal (inґtal) trademark for a preparation of cromolyn sodium …   Medical dictionary

  • therapeutics — /ther euh pyooh tiks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the branch of medicine concerned with the remedial treatment of disease. [1665 75; see THERAPEUTIC, ICS] * * * Treatment and care to combat disease or alleviate pain or injury. Its tools include… …   Universalium

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