7 year old boy with frequent episodic asthma is on treatment with sodium cromoglycate

Question:PLAB MCQ 26
7 year old boy with frequent episodic asthma is on treatment with sodium cromoglycate. His physician wants to add a non-steroid preventer. The mother of the boy, a teacher, has just read about a non-steroidal medication which acts on the mast cells, stopping them from releasing harmful chemicals. Her physician agrees to add this medication to the boy's drug regimen. Which medication is the physician most likely to add to the boy's treatment?
a) inhaled short acting bronchodilator
b) subcutaneous adrenaline
c) Nedocromil Sodium
d) inhaled long acting bronchodilator
e) inhaled sodium cromoglycate
f) inhaled steroids
g) Short-acting inhaled beta2 agonists
h) oral steroids
i) nebulised bronchodilators
j) oral theophylline

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