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Cromolyn Nasal Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 5.2 mg/inh

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Allergic Rhinitis

1 spray into each nostril every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 1 spray in each nostril 6 times a day

Comments:
-It may take several days to notice an effect; optimal effect may not be seen for 1 to 2 weeks.
-To prevent nasal allergies, it is best to start using this drug up to 1 week before anticipated exposure to allergens.

Use: To prevent and relieve nasal symptoms of hay fever and other nasal allergies including runny/itchy nose, sneezing, and allergic stuffy nose.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Allergic Rhinitis

Age: 2 years or older:
1 spray into each nostril every 4 to 6 hours
Maximum dose: 1 spray in each nostril 6 times a day

Comments:
-It may take several days to notice an effect; optimal effect may not be seen for 1 to 2 weeks.
-To prevent nasal allergies, it is best to start using this drug up to 1 week before anticipated exposure to allergens.

Use: To prevent and relieve nasal symptoms of hay fever and other nasal allergies including runny/itchy nose, sneezing, and allergic stuffy nose.

Renal Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended

Liver Dose Adjustments

No adjustment recommended

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 2 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Administration advice:
-For intranasal use
-Blow nose to clear mucus; spray into each nostril at regular intervals
-Use daily while in contact with offending allergens
-To prevent nasal allergy symptoms, use before contact with offending allergens

Storage requirements:
-Protect from light

Patient advice:
-Patients should stop using this product if they experience shortness of breath, wheezing, or chest tightness.
-Patients should speak with healthcare provider if they experience fever, discolored nasal discharge, or sinus pain.
-Patients should understand it may take several days of use to notice an effect; optimal effect may not be seen for 1 to 2 weeks.
-Patients should be instructed not to share their bottle as it may spread germs.

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