Definition of Asthma:
Asthma is an inflammatory disorder of the airways, characterized by periodic attacks of wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and coughing.
Drugs (by generic name) associated with Asthma
The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of Asthma. This service should be used as a supplement to, and NOT a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners.
Alternative treatments for Asthma
The following products are considered to be alternative treatments or natural remedies for Asthma. Their efficacy may not have been scientifially tested to the same degree as the drugs listed in the table above. However there may be historical, cultural or anecdotal evidence linking their use to the treatment of Asthma.
Topics under Asthma
- Allergic Asthma (0 drugs)
- Asthma, acute (91 drugs)
- Asthma, Maintenance (73 drugs)
- Reversible Airways Disease (0 drugs in 2 topics)
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Micromedex® Care Notes:
- Asthma In Children
- Exercise-induced Asthma
- Moderate And Severe Persistent Asthma
- Reactive Airways Disease
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Mayo Clinic Reference:
Synonym(s): Bronchial Asthma; Exercise-induced asthma; Wheezing