Efficacy of topical cromolyn sodium 4% on pruritus in uremic nephrogenic patients: a randomized double-blind study in 60 patients.

@article{Feily2012EfficacyOT,
  title={Efficacy of topical cromolyn sodium 4% on pruritus in uremic nephrogenic patients: a randomized double-blind study in 60 patients.},
  author={Amir Feily and Benafshe Dormanesh and Ali Reza Ghorbani and Zahra Moosavi and Maryam Kouchak and Bahman Cheraghian and Seyed Seifollah Beladi Mousavi and Abolfath Mehrabian and Nastaran Ranjbari},
  journal={International journal of clinical pharmacology and therapeutics},
  year={2012},
  volume={50 7},
  pages={
          510-3
        }
}
BACKGROUND Chronic kidney disease (CKD)-associated pruritus is a significant clinical symptom affecting more than 50% of patients on hemodialysis. The availability of effective therapeutic options for management of CKD-associated pruritus remains a treatment challenge. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare cromolyn sodium cream 4% with placebo for the treatment of renal pruritus. METHODS A randomized, double-blind, prospective, 4-week study was designed. 60 patients with ESRD in… CONTINUE READING
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