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Antifungals Ease Asthma Symptoms Even in Patients Not Allergic to Fungus, Study Shows

Non-steroidal antifungals reduced coughing and improved breathing, asthma patients reported.

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Reducing Asthma Meds Safely Is Possible, Study Says

People with controlled asthma can step down medications safely, researchers say in a new study

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FDA Adds Warning for Cardio Risks to Asthma Drug Xolair

Review found slightly increased risk of suffering from heart attacks, mini-strokes with the injectable drug.

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Asthma Devices and How They Work

Most of the commonly used asthma medications are inhalers. These devices deliver medications right to the lungs, allowing them to work only where they are needed. Tips for Using Inhalers 1. Using inhalers correctly ensures maximum benefit of the medication. To check if you are using your inhaler correctly, demonstrate your technique in front of […]

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Understanding Asthma Medications

Jolanta Piszczek is a pharmacist and Certified Asthma Educator (CAE). Asthma medications are commonly divided into two groups: the “relievers” and the “controllers”. Many people will use both –“controllers” to prevent asthma symptoms from occurring and “relievers” to treat occasional asthma symptoms. These drugs can come in a variety of forms. (See Devices section for […]

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