More Details on Drugs for Asthma

Combination Drugs

Some medicines for asthma combine a bronchodilator with an inhaled steroid. These medicines include:

Miscellaneous Asthma Medicines

A variety of miscellaneous medicines are available for asthma treatment, including:



Final Thoughts

It is important to understand the differences among different types of medication for asthma. Using the wrong medicine to treat an asthma attack can have devastating consequences. Some people find it difficult to remember exactly when and how to use each of their asthma drugs. You may want to talk to your healthcare provider about an "asthma action plan" -- a written set of instructions about when exactly to use your different medicines.
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