Sodium cromoglicate is a medication used to prevent and treat symptoms of allergic reactions such as hay fever, allergic rhinitis, and asthma. It belongs to a class of drugs called mast cell stabilizers, which work by preventing the release of histamine and other inflammatory substances from cells in the body.
- Sodium cromoglicate can effectively prevent and treat symptoms of allergic reactions such as hay fever, allergic rhinitis, and asthma.
- It can be used as a preventive treatment for people with seasonal allergies or asthma.
- It can also be used as a relief treatment for people with symptoms of allergic reactions.
- Common side effects include headache, nausea, diarrhea, and stomach pain.
- It may also cause allergic reactions such as hives, difficulty breathing, and swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- It may also cause changes in blood pressure, which can lead to heart problems, muscle weakness, or seizures.
- It may also cause changes in electrolyte levels, which can lead to heart problems, muscle weakness, or seizures.
- People with liver or kidney disease should not take sodium cromoglicate without consulting a doctor.
- It should not be used in people with a history of metabolic or respiratory alkalosis. It is important to follow the dosage and usage instructions provided by a healthcare professional to avoid any potential side effects.