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How does cromolyn sodium inhalation aerosol work?

Cromolyn belongs to a family of medications known as mast cell stabilizers. This medicine is used to treat asthma symptoms such as wheezing, shortness of breath, and difficulty breathing. These symptoms occur when cells known as mast cells release substances that cause tissue to become inflamed. Cromolyn works by keeping mast cells intact.

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