These medications are taken on a regular basis to prevent asthma attacks and control chronic symptoms.
Corticosteroids, also called glucocorticoids or steroids, are powerful anti-inflammatory drugs. Steroids are not bronchodilators (they do not relax the airways) and have little short-term effect on symptoms. Instead, they work over time to reduce inflammation and prevent permanent injury in the lungs. They can also help prevent asthma attacks...Read more
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Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
Long-Term Relief MedicationsThese medications are taken on a regular basis to prevent asthma attacks and control chronic symptoms.Inhaled... Read more »
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