Does Nasalcrom (cromolyn sodium) cause side effects?

Nasalcrom (cromolyn sodium) is used to manage mastocytosis and to improve the symptoms associated with it, including

Common side effects of Nasalcrom include

No drug interactions have been described with Nasalcrom. 

There are no adequate studies of Nasalcrom use in pregnant women. It is unknown if Nasalcrom passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

What are the important side effects of Nasalcrom (cromolyn sodium)?

Common side effects include:

Allergic reactions also can occur. Increased spasm of the breathing tubes (bronchospasm), throat irritation, and cough are the most common side effects from oral inhalation of cromolyn. Taking a beta-adrenergic bronchodilator (for example, albuterol) prior to the cromolyn can prevent these side effects.

Cromolyn intranasal spray can produce sneezing and nasal irritation, but these effects generally are short-lived following each application. Use of cromolyn eye drops can produce irritation of the eye. This effect also is generally short-lived.

Nasalcrom (cromolyn sodium) side effects list for healthcare professionals

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What drugs interact with Nasalcrom (cromolyn sodium)?

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Medically Reviewed on 12/31/2020
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