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Asthma

Also indexed as:Bronchial Asthma
Don’t let asthma knock the wind out of you. Asthma is a lung disorder characterized by sudden fits of wheezing, coughing, or shortness of breath. According to research or other evidence, the following self-care steps may be helpful.
DrugCommon brands
CromolynGastrocrom

Intal

Nasalcrom

DrugCommon brands
AlbuterolProAir HFA

Proventil

Ventolin

MontelukastSingulair

FluticasoneCutivate

Flonase

Flovent HFA

AtropineAtroPen

Isopto Atropine

Sal-Tropine

BudesonideEntocort EC

Pulmicort

Rhinocort Aqua

CromolynGastrocrom

Intal

Nasalcrom

Ephedrine 
EpinephrineEpiPen

EpiPen Jr

FlunisolideAerobid

Nasarel

Ipratropium BromideAtrovent

Atrovent HFA

MetaproterenolAlupent

PrednisolonePrelone

PrednisoneDeltasone

Orasone

Sterapred

SalmeterolSerevent Diskus

TheophyllineSlo-Bid

Theo-Dur

Theolair

TriamcinoloneAzmacort

Kenalog

Nasacort AQ

ZafirlukastAccolate

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The information presented in Aisle7 is for informational purposes only. It is based on scientific studies (human, animal, or in vitro), clinical experience, or traditional usage as cited in each article. The results reported may not necessarily occur in all individuals. Self-treatment is not recommended for life-threatening conditions that require medical treatment under a doctor's care. For many of the conditions discussed, treatment with prescription or over the counter medication is also available. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires June 2015.

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