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List of Treatments for Asthma

Below is a listing of treatments and therapies for asthma. Click on one to read more information or connect with others currently using it.

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Advair Diskus (Fluticasone propionate/Salmeterol)

Overview
Advair Diskus is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a twice-daily treatment for asthma in people aged 4 and older. Advair Diskus is a combination drug composed of… read more

Alvesco (Ciclesonide)

Overview
Alvesco is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for maintenance treatment of asthma in people 12 years of age and older. Alvesco is not indicated for rescue usage during… read more

Antihistamines

Overview
Antihistamines are medications that block the production of a chemical called histamine, which the body releases as a response to foreign substances — including allergens. Antihistamines help with symptoms… read more

Arnuity Ellipta (Fluticasone Furoate)

Overview
Arnuity Ellipta is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat asthma in adults and children 12 years of age and older. Arnuity Ellipta is also referred to by its drug… read more

Asmanex (Mometasone furoate)

Overview
Asmanex is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for maintenance treatment of asthma. Asmanex is indicated for use in people 5 years of age and older. Asmanex is not… read more

Atrovent (Ipratropium bromide)

Overview
Atrovent is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the maintenance treatment of bronchospasm associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including… read more

Avoid lung irritants

Overview
People with asthma have airway passages that swell and narrow during an asthma attack. Although asthma triggers vary for different people, common substances at home can trigger many attacks.

In order to… read more

Breo Ellipta (Fluticasone furoate/Vilanterol)

Overview
Breo Ellipta is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for daily maintenance treatment of asthma in people 18 or older. Breo Ellipta helps prevent bronchospasms. Breo… read more

Bronchial thermoplasty

Overview
Bronchial thermoplasty is a procedure that opens the airways to treat symptoms of severe persistent asthma. Bronchial thermoplasty uses thermal to shrink the smooth muscles that control your airways. With… read more

Cinqair (Reslizumab)

Overview
Cinqair is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat severe asthma in people 18 years of age and older. Cinqair is also referred to by its drug name, reslizumab.… read more

Dulera (Mometasone/Formoterol)

Overview
Dulera is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for maintenance treatment of asthma for people age 5 and older. Dulera is not indicated for rescue usage during acute… read more

Dupixent (Dupilumab)

Overview
Dupixent is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in people age 12 and older with moderate to severe asthma that is not adequately controlled with other… read more

Exercise

Overview
When you have asthma, it seems like the last thing you would want to do is to get deliberately out of breath. However, it’s important that people living with asthma get a healthy amount of exercise.

Aerobic… read more

Flovent (Fluticasone Propionate)

Overview
Flovent is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat asthma in adults and children four years of age and older. Flovent is also referred to by its drug name,… read more

Nucala (Mepolizumab)

Overview
Nucala is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat severe asthma in adults and children 12 years of age and older. Nucala is also known by its drug name,… read more

Nutrition

Overview
No diet will cure asthma, but eating a well-balanced diet may help manage symptoms. Being overweight can make asthma symptoms worse, and a nutritious diet can help you achieve or maintain a healthy weight.… read more

Oral steroids

Overview
Corticosteroids, often referred to simply as steroids, are medications that mimic certain hormones produced in the brain that suppress the immune system and reduce inflammation in the body. Oral steroids work… read more

ProAir (Albuterol sulfate)

Overview
ProAir is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to prevent or treat bronchospasm in people aged 4 or older with reversible obstructive airway disease. ProAir is also… read more

Proventil (Albuterol sulfate)

Overview
Proventil is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat or prevent bronchospasm in people aged 4 and older with reversible obstructive airway disease. Proventil is also… read more

Pulmicort Flexhaler (Budesonide)

Overview
Pulmicort Flexhaler is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat asthma in adults and children six years of age and older. Pulmicort Flexhaler is also known by its… read more

Reducing Stress

Overview
Both strong emotions and stress can lead to symptoms of asthma. The emotions themselves aren’t the triggers; rather, when someone feels a strong emotion, their breathing pattern changes. Stress works in a… read more

Singulair (Montelukast)

Overview
Singulair is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat asthma in adults and children 12 months of age and older. Singulair is also referred to by its drug name,… read more

Stop smoking

Overview
People with asthma have airway passages that swell and narrow during an asthma attack. Although asthma triggers vary for different people, one very common trigger is cigarette smoke. One of the best ways to… read more

Symbicort (Budesonide/Formoterol)

Overview
Symbicort is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of asthma in people age 6 or older. Symbicort helps prevent bronchospasm. Symbicort is not indicated… read more

Trelegy (Fluticasone furoate/ Umeclidinium /Vilanterol)

Overview
Trelegy is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for daily maintenance treatment for people with asthma age 18 or older. Trelegy helps prevent bronchospasms. Trelegy cannot… read more

Vaccinations

Overview
People with asthma are at greater risk of serious complications from influenza (the flu), such as pneumonia and other respiratory conditions, and COVID-19. Vaccination offers the best protection from these… read more

Ventolin HFA (Albuterol sulfate)

Overview
Ventolin HFA is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat or prevent bronchospasm in people ages 4 and older with reversible obstructive airway disease. Ventolin is… read more

Xopenex HFA (Levalbuterol tartrate)

Overview
Xopenex HFA is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to prevent and treat bronchospasms for people with reversible obstructive airway disease ages 4 and older. Xopenex is… read more

Zyflo (Zileuton)

Overview
Zyflo is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat asthma in adults and children 12 years of age and older. Zyflo is also referred to by its drug name, zileuton.… read more

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