Generic name: cromolyn sodium
Dosage form: oral solution, concentrate
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The usual starting dose is as follows:
Adults and Adolescents (13 Years and Older)
Two ampules four times daily, taken one-half hour before meals and at bedtime.
Pediatric Patients Under 2 Years
If satisfactory control of symptoms is not achieved within two to three weeks, the dosage may be increased but should not exceed 40 mg/kg/day.
Patients should be advised that the effect of GASTROCROM therapy is dependent upon its administration at regular intervals, as directed.
Once a therapeutic response has been achieved, the dose may be reduced to the minimum required to maintain the patient with a lower degree of symptomatology. To prevent relapses, the dosage should be maintained.