Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

chronic bronchitis drugs

A member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Phlegm: I doubt that any agency tests phlegm for illicit drugs or that they are detectable in phlegm by the usual means. Heavy use of certain drugs can be det ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience in Pulmonology
Type of obstruction: Chronic bronchitis is a type of obstructive lung disease. It is characterized by cough and sputum production for approximately 100 days out of the ye ... Read More
23
23 thanks
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Cunnar
26 years experience in Family Medicine
By definition, no: Chronic bronchitis is, by definition, not seasonal. It is defined as a cough that is productive of mucus every day for 3 months in a row. It is ofte ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
Smoking...: Chronic bronchitis is a form of COPD usually caused by smoking. Smoking cessation is an important part of disease prevention as well as treatment.
1
1 thank
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Very common: In children bronchitis is very common. The most common bronchitis in kids is asthma. Other causes are viral and rarely bacterial in children.
2
2 thanks
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Prevent & Control: Prevent symptoms and further loss of lung function by getting a flu and pneumonia vaccine. These significantly reduce your chances of severe respira ... Read More
5
5 thanks
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
COPD...: Chronic bronchitis is a form of copd. Treatment usually consists of bronchodilator inhalers as well as steroid inhalers. Supplemental oxygen therapy i ... Read More
A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Avoid the cause(s): Cigarettes and pollution are the two biggest contributors. Stop one and avoid the other as much as you can. Treatment is symptomatic; bronchodilators ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Reduce inflammation: The only way to get rid 1 reduce inflammation 2keep your nasal passages draining 3 eliminate the underlying cause 4reduce the number of flare ups ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Avoid its causes: Almost all chronic bronchitis in western society is caused by smoking. Other causes include long term use of wood stoves without proper ventilation (q ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month