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Nasalcrom

Last reviewed on RxList: 2/17/2017
Nasalcrom Side Effects Center

Last reviewed on RxList 01/24/2017

Nasalcrom (cromolyn sodium) Nasal Spray is an anti-inflammatory medication used to prevent allergy symptoms such as runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, itching, and post-nasal drip. Common side effects of Nasalcrom Nasal Spray include:

  • brief burning or stinging inside the nose, or
  • sneezing right after use.

Tell your doctor if you have serious side effects of Nasalcrom Nasal Spray including:

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

The dose of Nasalcrom is 1 spray in each nostril, usually every 4 to 6 hours (3 to 4 times a day) or as directed by your doctor. Do not use more than 6 times a day. Other drugs may interact with Nasalcrom Nasal Spray. Tell your doctor all prescription and over-the-counter medications and supplements you use. During pregnancy, Nasalcrom should be used only when prescribed. It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.

Our Nasalcrom (cromolyn sodium) Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Nasalcrom Consumer Information

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 mild burning or stinging inside your nose after use.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Tell your doctor about any unusual or bothersome side effect. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the entire detailed patient monograph for Nasalcrom (Cromolyn Sodium)

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