Food allergy

Active Ingredient: Cromoglicic acid

Indication for Cromoglicic acid

Population group: only adults (18 years old or older)

Cromoglicic acid is indicated for food allergy (where adequate investigations have been performed to determine sensitivity to one or more ingested allergens) in conjunction with restriction of main causative allergens.

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:

800 mg in 4 divided doses daily

Route of admnistration


Defined daily dose

800 - 800 mg

Dosage regimen

From 200 To 200 mg 4 time(s) per day every day

Detailed description

Initial dose: 200mg four times daily before meals.

For adults (including the elderly) and children, if satisfactory control is not achieved within two to three weeks, the dosage may be doubled but should not exceed 40 mg/kg/day.

Maintenance dose: Once a therapeutic response has been achieved, the dose may be reduced to the minimum required to maintain the patient free from symptoms.

Dosage considerations

It should be taken before meals.

Active ingredient

Sodium cromoglicate (Cromoglicic acid) inhibits the activation of many of the cell types involved in the development and progression of asthma. Thus, sodium cromoglicate inhibits the release of inflammatory mediators including cytokines from mast cells and reduces the chemotactic activity of eosinophils and neutrophils.

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