cromolyn

noun
cro·​mo·​lyn | \ ˌkrō-mə-lən \
variants: or cromolyn sodium

Medical Definition of cromolyn

: a drug C23H14Na2O11 that inhibits the release of histamine from mast cells and is administered as an inhalant to prevent the onset of bronchial asthma attacks, as a nasal spray to treat allergic rhinitis, as eyedrops to treat allergic conjunctivitis, keratitis, or keratoconjunctivitis, and as an oral solution to treat mastocytosis

called also disodium cromoglycate, sodium cromoglycate

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“Cromolyn.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cromolyn. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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