Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs for the Treatment of Asthma and Allergic Disease
Two drugs, cromolyn sodium and nedocromil sodium, are highly effective agents in the therapy of asthma, allergic rhinitis, and allergic eye disease. They exert their beneficial effects through anti-inflammatory mechanisms and thus have been called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents. They are not, however, chemically or by mechanism related to the prostaglandin synthetase inhibitors commonly referred to as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
KeywordsAllergic Rhinitis Allergic Disease Topical Corticosteroid Sodium Cromoglycate Nedocromil Sodium
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