AAAAI Allergy & Asthma Medication Guide

 

Last updated December 2013

 

Cromolyn and Theophylline

Generic Name

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Brand Name

Use

Usual
Dosage

Product Link (if available)

Cromolyn Sodium

Generic
Cromolyn
Nebulizer
Solution

Prevent and reduce
the symptoms of asthma.

Age 2 and older.

One 20 mg
 unit-dose
 vial
4 times
a day.

(Metered inhaler) 2 puffs four times a day.

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Intal Metered Dose Inhaler

Theophylline,
Sustained release
Tablets
and
Capsules

 

Multiple products:
Uniphyl
As well as
generic versions

Long-term control and prevention of symptoms,
especially nocturnal symptoms.

Any age.

Variable
in each
individual
based upon
weight.

 

AAAAI - American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology