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Cromolyn Nasal Spray

Generic Name: cromolyn sodium
Dosage Form: nasal spray, metered

Medically reviewed on July 2, 2018


(Adults and children 2 years and older)

Active ingredient (per spray)

Cromolyn sodium 5.2 mg


Nasal allergy symptom controller


to prevent and relieve nasal symptoms of hay fever and other nasal allergies:

  • runny/itchy nose
  • sneezing
  • allergic stuffy nose


Do not use

  • if you are allergic to any of the ingredients

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • fever
  • discolored nasal discharge
  • sinus pain
  • wheezing

When using this product

  • it may take several days of use to notice an effect. Your best effect may not be seen for 1 to 2 weeks.
  • brief stinging or sneezing may occur right after use
  • do not use it to treat sinus infection, asthma, or cold symptoms
  • do not share this bottle with anyone else as this may spread germs

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • shortness of breath, wheezing, or chest tightness occurs
  • hives or swelling of the mouth or throat occurs
  • your symptoms worsen
  • you have new symptoms
  • your symptoms do not begin to improve within two weeks
  • you need to use for more than 12 weeks

If pregnant or breast feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


  • see package insert on how to use pump
  • parent or care provider must supervise the use of this product by young children
  • adults and children 2 years and older:
    • spray once into each nostril. Repeat 3-4 times a day (every 4-6 hours). If needed, may be used up to 6 times a day.
    • use every day while in contact with the cause of your allergies (pollen, molds, pets, and dust)
    • to prevent nasal allergy symptoms, use before contact with the cause of your allergies. For best results, start using up to one week before contact.
    • if desired, you can use this product with other medicines, including other allergy medicines.
  • Children under 2 years: Do not use unless directed by a doctor.

Other information

  • store between 20°– 25°C (68°– 77°F)
  • protect from light
  • keep carton and package insert. They contain important instructions.

Inactive ingredients

benzalkonium chloride, edetate disodium, purified water


call toll-free 1-800-323-0000

Package/Label Principal Display Panel

NDC 57782-397-26


Cromolyn Sodium Nasal Solution USP


Nasal Allergy Symptom Controller

Prevents and Relieves Nasal Allergy Symptoms:
runny/itchy nose
allergic stuffy nose

Without Drowsiness

Full Prescription Strength

Safe For Ages 2 Years & Older

200 Metered Sprays

Each spray delivers 5.2 mg cromolyn sodium

0.88 FL OZ (26 mL)

cromolyn sodium spray, metered
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:57782-397
Route of Administration NASAL DEA Schedule     
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient Name Strength
# Item Code Package Description
1 NDC:57782-397-26 1 BOTTLE (BOTTLE) in 1 CARTON
1 26 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
ANDA ANDA075702 07/03/2001
Labeler - Bausch & Lomb Incorporated (196603781)
Name Address ID/FEI Operations
Bausch & Lomb Incorporated 807927397 MANUFACTURE
Name Address ID/FEI Operations
Cambrex Profarmaco Milano 338332254 MANUFACTURE
Name Address ID/FEI Operations
Aventis Pharma Manufacturing Pte LTD. 595299306 MANUFACTURE
Bausch & Lomb Incorporated