Dr.Kamini Silvarajan MD/AAAM

Editorial Board: Dr.Kamini Silvarajan MD/AAAM

Different Asthma Medications

Most of the people around the world use different kind of medications as you can find in the present market, for a relief from asthma attacks. Some of the people are also trying to use some natural remedies which shows slow results. It has been observed in winter and seasonal changes, many people suffer from this asthma.

Some of the medication that are used to control asthma symptoms are preventers, inhalers, relievers. However you use a different kind of inhalers on your doctor’s advice. Most of the doctors also warn sufferers not use Aspirin as a remedy for asthma because the usage of pharmaceutical drug like aspirin is increasing the symptoms of asthma.

Even though you can find a wide range of remedies in the present market, most of the people are interested to use relievers. These relievers will provide instant relief from asthma symptoms by soothing the muscles of breathing system. However If you are using this reliever medication more than three to four times in a week, then you need to seek advice from your doctor.

Most of the people use preventers after a reliever which make the breathing way-less sensitive. It helps to reduces the inflammation and redness in the breathing way and also away from irritation. One thing we need to understand is that though we are feeling better we need not stop taking these preventers. Some of the people are also using symptom controllers, which gives the relaxation to muscles in breathing which last twelve hours. It is recommended to use the mixture of preventer and symptom symptom for quick and best results.

There are also some other different kind of devices as asthma medications which are used as inhalers In most of the times. The medicine is directly inhaled into the lungs in order to work fast. There are so many types of inhalers like spacers, nebulisers, and aerosol inhalers. However you need to select the suitable inhaler on doctor’s advice.

Remember do not use aspirin, beta blocker tables and some other medicines as asthma medications. Consult your doctor or pharmacists when you are trying to purchase other medicines other than the prescribed medicines. Some medicines may aggravate asthma symptoms.

Not only you can get useful help on asthma medications from your doctors and local pharmacy, with the advent of internet technology, you can also get more information and help from some websites.

Finally to say if you are trying to take medication more than four times in a week, it is time to contact your doctor. Please do not hesitate to contact your doctor immediately. Since there are three important types of asthma medications available in the market today, your doctor’s recommendation is very important to determine the best and suitable inhaler for your needs.