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Why is cromolyn sodium solution not available?
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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Lack of demand
Although its mode of action is different singulair (montelukast) is about as effective as cromolyn.
It's also more convenient to use. Once this oral agent became available use of cromolyn & nedocromil, a closely-related agent, plummeted. There was no profit to be made in continuing production & so it became unavailable.

In brief: Lack of demand
Although its mode of action is different singulair (montelukast) is about as effective as cromolyn.
It's also more convenient to use. Once this oral agent became available use of cromolyn & nedocromil, a closely-related agent, plummeted. There was no profit to be made in continuing production & so it became unavailable.
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