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My child has a bronchial asthma. What spray or inhaler can you recommend?

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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Meds for asthma

There are 2 basic types of medications for asthma, and any patient who has frequent symptoms needs both types.
Rescue inhalers are bronchodilators like albuterol, that relax the smoothe muscles and promote the movement of secretions. Even more important are controller medications like montelukast and inhaled steroids, because these medications decrease the inflammation at the heart of the attacks.

In brief: Meds for asthma

There are 2 basic types of medications for asthma, and any patient who has frequent symptoms needs both types.
Rescue inhalers are bronchodilators like albuterol, that relax the smoothe muscles and promote the movement of secretions. Even more important are controller medications like montelukast and inhaled steroids, because these medications decrease the inflammation at the heart of the attacks.
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics
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In brief: Interesting

By bronchial asthma, I am assuming you mean constriction of bronchi (airway) caused by viruses (rsv).
Cool mist air can help. Otherwise if bad, bronchodilaters like albuterol are helpful.

In brief: Interesting

By bronchial asthma, I am assuming you mean constriction of bronchi (airway) caused by viruses (rsv).
Cool mist air can help. Otherwise if bad, bronchodilaters like albuterol are helpful.
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics

In brief: Rx plan

The appropriate inhaler can only be determined by your physician, based upon the type of symptoms, duration of symptoms and other medical conditions.
Ask for an asthma action plan, which can be shared with school and other caregivers.

In brief: Rx plan

The appropriate inhaler can only be determined by your physician, based upon the type of symptoms, duration of symptoms and other medical conditions.
Ask for an asthma action plan, which can be shared with school and other caregivers.
Dr. Tanya Russo
Dr. Tanya Russo
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