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Dosage/Direction for Use

Chronic asthma
Adult: As metered-dose inhaler (2 mg/dose): Initially, 2 actuations 4 times daily. Dose may be reduced to bid, according to patient's response.
Child: ≥6 yr Same as adult dose.

Allergic conjunctivitis
Adult: As 2% soln: Instill 1-2 drop into each eye bid, may be increased to 4 times daily, if necessary. Max treatment duration: 12 wk.
Child: ≥6 yr Same as adult dose.

Vernal keratoconjunctivitis
Adult: As 2% soln: Instill 1 drop into each eye 4 times daily.
Child: ≥6 yr Same as adult dose.
Special Precautions
Not intended for use in acute asthma attack. Avoid abrupt withdrawal. Childn. Pregnancy and lactation. Patient Counselling Remove contact lenses prior to ophth admin and reinsert after 10-15 min.
Adverse Reactions
Nervous: Headache. GI: Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, dysgeusia, dyspepsia. Resp: Cough, throat irritation, transient bronchospasm, pharyngitis, nasal congestion, rhinitis. Ophthalmologic: Burning, irritation, stinging, conjunctivitis, eye redness, photophobia.
Nedocromil is a pyranoquinoline dicarboxylic acid derivative, a mast- cell stabiliser. It suppresses immediate and delayed allergic reaction by inhibiting activation of eosinophils and release of inflammatory chemotactic and smooth muscle contracting mediators (e.g. histamine, leukotrienes, prostaglandin), thus reduces bronchospasm, cough and bronchial hyperreactivity, improves measurements of lung function, and provides relief from ocular itching associated w/ allergic conjunctivitis.
Absorption: Approx 5 % is absorbed from the resp tract (inhalation). <4% is absorbed systemically (ophth). Time to peak plasma concentration: W/in 1 hr.
Distribution: Plasma protein binding: Approx 89%.
Excretion: Mainly via urine (70%, as unchanged drug); faeces (30%, as unchanged drug). Elimination half-life: Approx 1-3.3 hr.
Inhalation: Store below 30°C. Protect from direct sunlight. Ophthalmic: Store below 25°C.
CIMS Class
Antiasthmatic & COPD Preparations / Ophthalmic Decongestants, Anesthetics, Anti-Inflammatories
ATC Classification
R01AC07 - nedocromil ; Belongs to the class of topical antiallergic preparations, excluding corticosteroids. Used as antiallergic agents.
S01GX04 - nedocromil ; Belongs to the class of other ophthalmologic antiallergics.
R03BC03 - nedocromil ; Belongs to the class of other inhalants used in the treatment of obstructive airway diseases, antiallergic agents.
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