Asthma maintenance medication is used to treat the underlying cause of asthma - inflammation in the airways and lungs. Long-term bronchodilators and anti-inflammatory drugs are taken on a regular basis to prevent asthma attacks and control chronic symptoms. These include inhaled corticosteroids, long-acting beta2 agonists, cromolyn, leukotriene-antagonists, theophylline and omalizumab.
This is something that has been discussed a lot in asthma communities, as you can see here. Yet there has been very little documented evidence as to whether it is true or not.Someone asked me this question here, and my answer was a quick, "Studies have shown that if you rinse your mouth out really well after using your Advair inhaler systemic side…