PMID: 5354873Dec 20, 1969

Changes in blood gas tensions and functional residual capacity chronic asthmatics treated with disodium cromoglycate

British Medical Journal
D J Lane

Abstract

Twenty chronic asthmatic subjects were treated with disodium cromoglycate in open trial. Although in the group as a whole spirometric findings improved, some patients showed a significant increase in arterial oxygen tension or a significant fall in functional residual capacity without any appreciable changes in spirometry. These changes may partly explain the clinical efficacy of this drug.

References

Sep 21, 1968·Lancet·P H KidnerR S Pearson
May 11, 1968·British Medical Journal·J M Smith, G F Devey
Mar 1, 1969·British Medical Journal·D G RobertsonD A Warrell
Jan 1, 1966·Respiration Physiology·G Cumming, J G Jones
Aug 1, 1966·The American Journal of Medicine·A J Woolcock, J Read

Citations

May 1, 1971·The Journal of Allergy·C J Falliers
Aug 1, 1973·The Journal of Pediatrics·G A FridayP Fireman
Jun 20, 2014·The Journal of Asthma : Official Journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma·Troels JohansenRonald Dahl
May 1, 1985·Pharmacotherapy·G G Shapiro, P König

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