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Drug Name:

GASTROCROM Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Cromolyn sodium 100mg/5mL; oral concentrate; preservative-free.

Company:
Meda Pharmaceuticals

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for GASTROCROM:

Mastocytosis.

Adult:

Mix contents of amp in water and drink. ≥13yrs: 200mg 4 times daily, at regular intervals, ½ hour before meals and at bedtime; may increase if insufficient response within 2–3 weeks. Max 40mg/kg per day; maintain at lowest effective dose.

Children:

Mix contents of amp in water and drink. <2yrs: usually not recommended; see literature. 2–12yrs: 100mg 4 times daily, at regular intervals, ½ hour before meals and at bedtime; may increase if insufficient response within 2–3 weeks. Max 40mg/kg per day; maintain at lowest effective dose.

Warnings/Precautions:

Renal or hepatic dysfunction, reduce dose. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Mast cell stabilizer.

Adverse Reactions:

Headache, GI upset, pruritus, myalgia, rash, irritability, malaise.

How Supplied:

Amps (5mL)—96

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