Understanding Asthma Medications Topic Guide

Asthma Medications Asthma Medications: Asthma is a disease that affects the breathing passages of the lungs (bronchi and bronchioles). Asthma is caused by chronic (ongoing, long-term) inflammation of these passages. Asthma medications include:
  • Corticosteroid Inhalers
  • Oral and Intravenous Corticosteroids
  • Leukotriene Inhibitors
  • Beta-Agonists
  • Anticholinergic Inhalers
  • Methylxanthines
  • Mast Cell Inhibitors
  • Monoclonal Antibodies

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