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Cromolyn (Nasalcrom [Discontinued], Intal; Opticrom; Gastrocrom) is an inhaled via nebulizer prescribed for the treatment of chronic asthma and exercised induced asthma, controlling symptoms of hay fever, and allergy conjunctivitis. Side effects drug interactions, warnings and precautions, and pregnancy information should be reviewed prior to taking this drug.

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Terms related to cromolyn:

  • Gastrocrom
  • Intal
  • Nasalcrom
  • Opticrom