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What are long-acting bronchodilators for asthma?

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Long-acting bronchodilators are another type of controller medication. They work like rescue inhalers, but the effects last longer, usually about 12 hours. You use them regularly, twice a day.

You should only use them along with inhaled steroids and never as the only medication to control your asthma.

SOURCES:

CDC: "Asthma."

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: "Asthma Facts and Figures."

Jill Poole, MD, University of Nebraska Medical Center.

American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology: "Asthma Treatment and Management," "Leukotriene Modifiers."

Dermatology Online Journal : “Omalizumab: A recombinant humanized monoclonal IgE-blocking antibody.”

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on January 29, 2019

SOURCES:

CDC: "Asthma."

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: "Asthma Facts and Figures."

Jill Poole, MD, University of Nebraska Medical Center.

American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology: "Asthma Treatment and Management," "Leukotriene Modifiers."

Dermatology Online Journal : “Omalizumab: A recombinant humanized monoclonal IgE-blocking antibody.”

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on January 29, 2019

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