Asthma FAQs Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

budesonide inhalation Budesonide Inhalation

Budesonide is a steroid. It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation...learn more »

ipratropium (nasal) Ipratropium (nasal)

Ipratropium nasal is used to treat runny nose caused by seasonal allergies (hay fever). This medication will not treat stuffy nose, sneezing, or cough...learn more »

zafirlukast Zafirlukast

Zafirlukast is a leukotriene (loo-koe-TRY-een) inhibitor. Leukotrienes are chemicals your body releases when you breathe in an allergen (such as pollen). The...learn more »

salmeterol (inhalation) Salmeterol (inhalation)

Salmeterol is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing muscles in the airways to improve breathing...learn more »

terbutaline (oral) Terbutaline (oral)

Terbutaline is a bronchodilator. Terbutaline works by relaxing muscles in the airways to improve breathing...learn more »

terbutaline inhalation Terbutaline Inhalation

Terbutaline is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing muscles in the airways to improve breathing...learn more »

albuterol Albuterol

Albuterol is a bronchodilator that relaxes muscles in the airways and increases air flow to the lungs...learn more »

albuterol inhalation Albuterol Inhalation

Albuterol is a bronchodilator that relaxes muscles in the airways and increases air flow to the lungs...learn more »

triamcinolone inhalation Triamcinolone Inhalation

Triamcinolone is a steroid. It prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation...learn more »

cromolyn sodium (oral) Cromolyn Sodium (oral)

Cromolyn sodium is an anti-inflammatory medication. It works by preventing the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation...learn more »

cromolyn sodium (inhalation) Cromolyn Sodium (inhalation)

Cromolyn sodium is an anti-inflammatory medication. It works by preventing the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation...learn more »

theophylline Theophylline

Theophylline is a bronchodilator. It works by relaxing muscles in the lungs and chest, making the lungs less sensitive to allergens and other causes of bronc...learn more »

cromolyn sodium (nasal) Cromolyn Sodium (nasal)

Cromolyn sodium is an anti-inflammatory medication. It works by preventing the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation...learn more »





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