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Nasalcrom

Last reviewed on RxList: 2/17/2017
Drug Description

NASALCROM
(cromolyn sodium) Spray, Metered

DESCRIPTION

Active ingredient (per spray) Cromolyn sodium 5.2mg

For Consumers

What are the possible side effects of cromolyn sodium nasal (Nasalcrom, Nasalcrom Child)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives or itching; difficulty breathing; severe dizziness; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using this medication and call your doctor if you have any of these serious side effects:

  • severe burning, stinging, or irritation in your nose;
  • nosebleeds, sinus pain, or sores in your nose;
  • wheezing, tight feeling in your chest; or
  • fever, green or yellow mucus from the nose.

Less serious side effects may include...

Indications & Dosage

INDICATIONS

Purpose

Nasal allergy symptom controller

Uses

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

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Directions

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

HOW SUPPLIED

Other information

  • store between 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)
  • protect from light
  • keep carton and package insert. They contain important instructions.
  • do not use if imprinted plastic bottle wrap is broken or missing
  • see bottom panel for lot number and expiration date

Inactive ingredients

benzalkonium chloride, edetate disodium, purified water

Questions or comments?

call 1-877-9-ALLERGY (1-877-925-5374)

Prestige Brands Holdings , Inc. Revised: Feb 2013

Side Effects & Drug Interactions

SIDE EFFECTS

No information provided.

DRUG INTERACTIONS

No information provided.

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Warnings & Precautions

WARNINGS

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 breas t-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. (1-800-222-1222)

PRECAUTIONS

See WARNINGS Section above

Overdosage & Contraindications

OVERDOSE

No information provided.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

No information provided.

Clinical Pharmacology

CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

No information provided.

Medication Guide

PATIENT INFORMATION

No information provided. Please refer to the WARNINGS sections.

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