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Gastrocom(sodium chromoglicate) trial

Discussion in 'Mast Cell Disorders/Mastocytosis' started by Adster, May 31, 2014.

  1. Adster

    Adster Senior Member

    About a week ago I started a trial of sodium chromoglicate. So far it's been good and bad.

    The good - my digestion seems greatly improved while using it, and oddly a long term back problem is also much improved. I also feel much less "poisoned", or like something really wrong is going on in my body.

    The bad - I can't sleep. At first I thought it might be increased histamine for some reason, but after doing a bit of reading on the Masto forum it seems this drug is high in salicylates and reactions aren't uncommon. I've backed it way off but I reckon I'll struggle to keep taking it long term. Maybe ketotifen is worth a try instead.

    Thought I'd share in case others are considering trying this drug.
    Last edited: Jun 1, 2014
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