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Active ingredients: nedocromil
What it is used for
For the prophylactic treatment of mild to moderate persistent asthma in adults and frequent episodic asthma in children aged over two years, and for the prevention of bronchospasm provoked by exercise, cold air, inhaled allergens, atmospheric pollutants and other irritants.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Inhalation.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
A metal can fitted with a plastic stemmed metering valve. The can and valve are free from corrosion. The residue after evaporation of the propellant is a yellow solid.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on April 1, 2021. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient nedocromil
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)
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Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems
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