Intal Forte is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) cromoglycate. On this page you will find out more about Intal Forte, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: cromoglycate
Information for medicine and pack size:
Intal Forte CFC-Free 5 mg/actuation pressurised inhalation, 112 actuations
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
The prophylactic treatment of bronchial asthma, including the prevention of exercise induced bronchospasm.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||A suspension of sodium cromoglycate in a volatile propellant contained in an aluminium can fitted with a metering valve.|
|Dosage Form||Inhalation, pressurised|
|Route of administration||Inhalation|
112 actuations: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Type||Aerosol Can - Metered Dose|
|Storage temperature||Store below 30 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Protect from Light,Store in a Dry Place|
|Life time||2 Years|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 February 2018
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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