Corpus ID: 27610936

[Basic research on nedocromil sodium].

  title={[Basic research on nedocromil sodium].},
  author={M. Joseph and D. Rainey},
  journal={Revue des maladies respiratoires},
  volume={9 Suppl 1},
Nedocromil sodium is a new chemical entity. This compound is very hydrophilic and is well absorbed by tissues such as the lung but not by tissues with tight junctions such as the gut. This product is chemically different from all drugs currently used for the treatment of airway diseases. The in vitro effects of nedocromil sodium are reviewed. Nedocromil sodium is capable of blocking: 1) the chemotaxis of neutrophils; 2) the activation of macrophages and monocytes by IgE; 3) the release of… Expand
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