Chromotop 2mg Inhaler

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AstraZeneca

Composition for Chromotop 2mg Inhaler

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Primarily used for

120.78
1 Inhaler in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Chromotop Inhaler

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Uses of Chromotop Inhaler

Chromotop 2mg Inhaler is used to prevent conjunctivitis and asthma.
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Side effects of Chromotop Inhaler

Common

Vomiting, Nausea, Blurred vision, Chest tightness, Headache, Skin rash, Stinging in the eyes, Throat irritation.

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How to use Chromotop Inhaler

Check the label for directions before use. Shake the inhaler. While you are breathing in from mouth, press down on the inhaler one time to release the medication and hold your breath for 10 seconds. Repeat until you have inhaled the number of puffs as suggested by the doctor.Afterwards, rinse your mouth thoroughly with water and spit it out.

How Chromotop Inhaler works

The Chromotop 2mg inhaler works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that may cause inflammation, spasm of muscles of the airways and other symptoms of asthma and allergies.

In Depth Information on Chromotop Inhaler

Expert advice for Chromotop Inhaler

  • Avoid sudden discontinuation of sodium cromoglycate therapy as it may result in reoccurrence of symptoms.
  • You should not use inhalations of sodium cromoglycate for acute attack of bronchospasm (sudden severe attacks of air passage constriction).
  • Discontinue inhalation treatment if you develop eosinophilic pneumonia  (a condition in which blood cells called eosinophils accumulate in the lungs).
  • Do not touch the tip of eye drop bottle to your fingers, eyes or surrounding areas to avoid contamination. Keep the bottle tightly closed when not in use.
  • Tell your doctor if you have kidney or liver functioning problems before taking oral sodium cromoglycate.
  • Oral sodium cromoglycate should be used with caution in children under 2 years of age.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Chromotop 2mg Inhaler
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Chromotop 2mg Inhaler is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Chromotop 2mg Inha
ler during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Chromotop 2mg Inhaler may cause blurring of your vision for a short time just after its use. Do not drive until your vision is clear.

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Kidney
CAUTION
Chromotop 2mg Inhaler should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Chromotop 2mg Inhaler may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Chromotop 2mg Inhaler should be used with caution in patient
s with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Chromotop 2mg Inhaler may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Chromotop 2mg Inhaler

Frequently asked questions for Sodium Cromoglycate

Q. Is sodium cromoglycate an antihistamine?
No. Sodium cromoglycate has no known effect on chemical substances called histamine or its receptors in the body
It does not have structure or mechanism of action similar to steroids
It works by inhibiting the release of allergy causing chemicals from specialized cells called ‘mast cells' (present in eyes, nose, air passages, along the digestive tract etc.) and thus interferes with the development and progression of allergic reactions
No. Chromotop does not cause drowsiness.
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Substitutes for Chromotop

No substitutes found for this medicine
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