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What are the different breathing treatments that are available?

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Dr. Mathew Chengot
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology

In brief: Three Main Classes

There are three main classes of breathing treatments: 1.
Short acting agents (albuterol, ipratropium, levalbuterol) 2. Longer acting agents that cause bronchodilation (salmeterol, tiotropium, formoterol) 3. Inhaled steroids (fluticasone, mometasone, and others) various combinations are used depending on the disease you have and the severity of the disease.

In brief: Three Main Classes

There are three main classes of breathing treatments: 1.
Short acting agents (albuterol, ipratropium, levalbuterol) 2. Longer acting agents that cause bronchodilation (salmeterol, tiotropium, formoterol) 3. Inhaled steroids (fluticasone, mometasone, and others) various combinations are used depending on the disease you have and the severity of the disease.
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