Intal Inhaler CFC Free (Sodium Cromoglycate) from Maple Leaf Medications.

What is Intal Inhaler? 

Intal Inhaler, with the generic name sodium cromoglycate, is an oral inhalation indicated as prophylaxis in managing patients with bronchial asthma. This type of asthma could be caused by allergies, exercise, cold air, or other irritants. It prevents symptoms like wheezing, coughing, and shortness of breath. By controlling these symptoms, the time lost for school or work could be decreased, and patients could go back to their everyday activities. 

This is available in Intal Inhaler 5 mg pressurized inhalation. 

How does Intal Inhaler work? 

This mast cell stabilizer inhibits the degranulation of mast cells which prevents the release of histamine and SRS-A, which is a slow-reacting substance of anaphylaxis. This medication also reduces the release of leukotrienes that take part in inflammation. This type of drug does not work right away but could prevent asthma symptoms if used regularly. 

How to use Intal Inhaler 

To initiate, read the Intal Inhaler guide or information leaflet that comes with this product. Do not use any oral inhalation without fully understanding the drug information and all precautions printed in the guide. If you need further medical advice or have inquiries about the proper use of this inhaler, you may ask your doctor or pharmacist. 

Remember to use this prescription drug regularly and exactly as prescribed to achieve the full benefits. Maintain a dosing schedule to avoid missing doses. This is usually prescribed two actuations, four times daily. Do not alter your dosage or frequency as it is based on your medical condition, response to medication, and other drugs you are taking. Also, you should not stop using this inhaler abruptly to avoid rebound effects or worsening conditions. Step by step guide in using Intal Inhaler: 

  1. Remove the cover of the mouthpiece and shake the inhaler vigorously. 
  2. Hold the inhaler away from your mouth. Then, exhale gently. 
  3. Put the mouthpiece inside your mouth and with your lips around it. Inhale deeply and slowly through your mouth as you press the canister firmly. 
  4. Remove the mouthpiece of the inhaler from your mouth and hold your breath for not less than 10 seconds. 
  5. Once you are done, replace the cover on the mouthpiece. 

Side Effects of Intal Inhaler 

Common side effects: 




-Throat irritation 

-Dry mouth 

-Unusual taste in the mouth 

In most cases, the side effects caused by this oral inhalation are mild and temporary. If the adverse reactions worsen or do not resolve, you should hold the inhaler and consult your doctor or any healthcare professional. Severe side effects should also be reported, including: 

-Chest tightness 

-Severe wheezing 

-Difficulty breathing 



This is not a complete or full list of Intal Inhaler side effects. 

Precautions when using Intal Inhaler 

Before starting to use this inhalation, you should disclose your entire medical history to your physician. This should include any history of liver problems and kidney problems. This is because certain diseases or conditions can significantly impact how your body will respond to the medication. Moreover, you should talk about all prescription medications, nonprescription medications, supplements, and herbal products you are taking because of possible drug interactions with this mast cell stabilizer. 

During the course of the treatment, you’ll need to be aware of the possibility of an allergic reaction. Avoid using this oral inhalation if you have a known allergy to sodium cromoglycate or any inactive ingredients it may contain. Immediately discontinue this inhaler and seek emergency medical help once you develop signs of hypersensitivity, such as difficulty breathing, severe dizziness, skin rashes, hives, and swelling of the face and neck.  

Note that this inhalation aerosol is only meant to prevent asthma and some breathing symptoms. This medication should not be administered for emergency purposes. Have a separate rescue inhaler that could relieve sudden breathing symptoms. 

Pregnant and breastfeeding moms should use this type of drug only if clearly necessary. It is unknown whether this drug can cause harm to unborn babies, but it is not passed into the breastmilk.  

Frequently Asked Questions 

How is Intal Inhaler classified? 

Intal Inhaler drug class is under mast cell stabilizer. 

Is Intal an anti-inflammatory drug? 

This pressurized inhalation has anti-inflammatory properties. 

What does CFC mean? 

CFC stands for chlorofluorocarbon. This type of chemical has been eliminated in this inhaler. 

Does Intal Inhaler cause sore throat? 

This inhaler may cause throat irritation. Gargle or rinse your mouth after administering this inhaler. 

How much does Intal Inhaler cost? 

You can check the price of this inhaler from this page. 

Brand Name:

Intal Inhaler CFC Free

Scientific Name:

Sodium Cromoglycate

Other Names:

Intal Inhaler CFC



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