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What is the treatment for asthma?

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Asthma narrows your airway and makes it harder for air to move in and out of the lungs. It can be set off by “triggers” like pollen, chemicals, and other things. It’s important to avoid any known triggers for your asthma and to keep close tabs on your asthma symptoms. That and taking your asthma medication properly can help prevent or limit asthma attacks. Drugs used to treat asthma include bronchodilators, anti-inflammatories, leukotriene modifiers and immunomodulators.

From: Asthma and Allergies WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: 

American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI):  “An Unwelcome Return: 10 Tips to Ease Your Spring Allergy Symptoms.” “Asthma Statistics.” "Tips to Remember: Outdoor Allergens.”

Cinquair. Prescribing Information.

FDA News Release. “FDA approves Cinqair to treat severe asthma.”

News release, GlaxoSmithKline.

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on July 25, 2017

SOURCES: 

American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI):  “An Unwelcome Return: 10 Tips to Ease Your Spring Allergy Symptoms.” “Asthma Statistics.” "Tips to Remember: Outdoor Allergens.”

Cinquair. Prescribing Information.

FDA News Release. “FDA approves Cinqair to treat severe asthma.”

News release, GlaxoSmithKline.

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on July 25, 2017

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