Cromal 20mg Rotacap

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Composition for Cromal 20mg Rotacap

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61.96
₹2.07/Rotacap
30 rotacaps in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Cromal Rotacap

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Uses of Cromal Rotacap

Cromal 20mg Rotacap is used to prevent conjunctivitis and asthma.
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Side effects of Cromal Rotacap

Common

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

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How to use Cromal Rotacap

Rotacaps must not be swallowed. Check the label for directions before use. Place the capsule at the base of rotahaler, not in the mouthpiece. Twist the mouthpiece completely until your hear a click and breathe in deeply through the mouthpiece. Hold your breath for up to 10 seconds. If some powder remains in the rotahaler repeat the process.

How Cromal Rotacap works

The Cromal 20mg rotacap 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 Cromal Rotacap

Expert advice for Cromal Rotacap

  • 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 Cromal 20mg Rotacap
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cromal 20mg Rotacap 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 Cromal 20mg Rotaca
p during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Cromal 20mg Rotacap 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
Cromal 20mg Rotacap should be used with caution in patients
with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cromal 20mg Rotacap may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Cromal 20mg Rotacap should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cromal 20mg Rotacap may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cromal 20mg Rotacap

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. Cromal does not cause drowsiness.
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Substitutes for Cromal

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