Asthma is a chronic disease that affects your airways. For some people, it’s a minor nuisance but for other, it’s a major problem that affects their daily activities. It affects people of all ages. In the US alone, more than 25 million suffers from this disease. 7 million of these are children.
If you have asthma, the walls of your airways become swollen and sore making it very sensitive. It reacts to anything that you are allergic to. The airway gets narrow and your lungs get less air.
Causes of asthma
The exact cause of asthma is unknown. There are some marked factors that can cause asthma such as:
Risk factors of asthma
A number of factors may increase your chances of having asthma. These include:
Signs and symptoms of asthma
Symptoms of asthma vary from person to person. Common asthma symptoms include:
Early signs of asthma:
Preventive measures of asthma
Preventive measures of asthma include:
Asthma medicines include:
Your doctor will conduct a physical exam to rule out his findings. He may also conduct a lung function test to know how much air moves in and out as you breathe. Other test to diagnose asthma includes:
Long-term control and prevention is the key in stopping asthma attack. Treatment includes:
Beclate Rotacaps (Beclomethasone Dipropionate) is a prescription medication for asthma and allergic rhinitis. It is a synthetic glucocorticoid with an anti-inflammatory property. This medication is a first line therapy for chronic asthma. This medicine exactly targets the lungs for treatment. It avoids constrictions and clears the airways.
Duolin Rotacaps (Levosalbutamol + Ipratropium Bromide) is a bronchodilator. It is prescribed for the treatment of bronchospasm associated with obstructive airways such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). It treats the barrier of lung airflow. It also stops the contraction of the air passages. It treats the swelling of the lungs and other conditions. It helps in easing the difficulty in breathing.
Aerocort Forte Rotacaps (Beclomethasone Dipropionate 200mcg + Levosalbutamol 100mcg) is a combination drug for Asthma. This drug shows a high degree of effectiveness. Aerocort Forte Rotacaps is used for the swelling of the lungs, nose, and allergic rhinitis. This is also effective in treating the narrowing of the airways.
Serobid Rotacaps (Salmeterol) is a bronchodilator drug for Asthma. This medicine is effective in the treatment of chronic bronchitis. As well as it is effective for the disorder of the pulmonary glands. It is not used if the Asthma attack has already begun. This medicine is not for patients below 4 years old.
Asthalin Rotacaps (Salbutamol) is an antiasthma medication. It is used to relief from bronchospasm due to asthma and other pulmonary diseases. Asthalin Rotacaps relaxes the muscles of the airways going to the lungs making breathing easier. It clears the airways and prevents it from being blocked. This medicine is also prescribed to treat a condition such as:
Aerocort Rotacaps (Beclomethasone Dipropionate + Levosalbutamol) is one of short-acting beta 2 agonists used in treating asthma. This drug is a corticosteroid drug that works by reducing the swelling of the airways in the lungs. Aerocort is also used in the delay of labor in pregnant women.
Tiova Rotacaps with Rotahaler (Tiotropium Bromide) is an anticholinergic medication. It is used to treat, control and prevent bronchospasm due to COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. It’s a long-acting bronchodilator that helps open the airways in the lungs to make breathing easier. This drug is for inhalation only and is used with the help of the Rotahaler.
Budesal Respules (Budesonide Salbutamol) is a drug used for treating Asthma. This drug prescribed in treating a patient with COPD. This drug helps to clear the airways. It relaxes the muscles in the bronchial tubes. Budesal Respules may also help in preventing the attack of short breathing. This drug may also prescribe for:
Seretide Diskus (Fluticasone and Salmeterol Inhalation Powder, pre-dispensed BP) is a combination drug. It is an inhaler used for Asthma, Chronic bronchitis and chronic disorders of the pulmonary gland. It relaxes the constricted airways in the lungs to make breathing easier. Seretide is a preventive medicine. It is not used when the Asthma attack has already begun.
Budecort Respules (Budesonide) is a prescription medication against asthma. It relieves symptoms such as short breathing and asthma. This medication directly works in human lungs to make breathing easy. It decreases the irritation of the airways. It prevents it to get blocked. Budecort Respules also treat a condition like “Chron’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis”.