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Why is cromolyn sodium solution for nebulizers no longer used?

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Dr. Gary Steven
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Not available.

This medication is no longer on the market, but i never heard a reason why.
Most often, these are business decisions - even if a medication is effective, it will be discontinued if it doesn't generate enough profit for the manufacturer. With cromolyn, however, there probably wasn't enough bang for the buck; inhaled steroids are vastly more effective, and cromolyn was quite expensive.

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This medication is no longer on the market, but i never heard a reason why.
Most often, these are business decisions - even if a medication is effective, it will be discontinued if it doesn't generate enough profit for the manufacturer. With cromolyn, however, there probably wasn't enough bang for the buck; inhaled steroids are vastly more effective, and cromolyn was quite expensive.
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