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A 27-year-old female asked:

Asthma and dry cough which medicine i can take?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Hoanswered
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Your rescue inhaler: Albuterol, the classic medication in the rescue inhaler, is a fairly effective anti-tussive; that is, it helps suppress cough.
Dr. Numaan Malik
Pulmonary Critical Care 19 years experience
Cough variant asthma: Dry cough could be related to asthma. This condition is called cough variant asthma. You should see your doctor to confirm the diagnosis and rule out any other causes. Treatment is similar to that for asthma in general. Depending on the severity of cough, inhaled albuterol or short course of steroids may be needed. In addition, your doctor may prescribe maintenance therapy with inhaled steroids.

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A 19-year-old female asked:

Can a dry cough be associated with asthma?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
YES IT CAN: Yes you can have dry cough associated with asthma.
Last updated Dec 31, 2016

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