Using Asthma Medications
Treatment for Asthma
Two types of medication are used to treat asthma: long-term control medication and short-term, quick-relief medication.
Inhalers and Nebulizers
Inhalers deliver medication directly to the lungs with less side effects than medication taken by mouth or injection.
Asthma: HFA Inhalers
Your new inhaler is better for the environment and just as good for your asthma as your old inhaler.
Questions About Asthma Medication
It's good to learn as much as you can about your asthma medications.
Is My Asthma Medicine Working?
To make sure that you are getting the most benefit from your asthma medicines, here are questions to ask yourself.
Asthma Medications and Emotional Side Effects
Although medications can successfully treat asthma symptoms, they may also have side effects that leave you feeling jittery.
Asthma Controller Medicines - Leukotriene Modifiers
The newest drugs to join the asthma controller lineup are called leukotriene modifiers.
Common Questions About Corticosteroids in Asthma
Here's where to find out more about these important asthma medications.
Treatment for Allergy
The three most effective ways to treat allergies are avoidance, immunotherapy, and medication.
What Is Immunotherapy?
Immunotherapy is a treatment to reduce a person’s allergic reaction to allergens such as pet dander, bee stings or pollen.