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Drug Pharmacology Question No.2

A 28 year old female is given cromolyn sodium nasal spray for poorly controlled allergic rhinitis. What is the mechanism of action of this medication?


A - Leukotriene inhibitor
B - Lipoxygenase inihibitor
C - Mast cell stabilizer
D - H1 receptor blocker
E - β2 receptor agonist
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Cromyln sodium is a mast cell stabilizer that prevents the degranulation of mast cells.

c is the answer
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Cromyln sodium is a mast cell stabilizer that prevents the degranulation of mast cells.

c is the answer
Yep. Where are you getting these questions from?

Be sure to label the thread starting with NBME if NBME's are the source of your questions!
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no it's not NBME's as far as i know. i get these questions on my e-mail
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no it's not NBME's as far as i know. i get these questions on my e-mail
please can you post the link from which you receive the questions? thanks!
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