Therapeutic measures for asthma
Treatment of bronchial asthma is a long-term process that involves constant monitoring of the disease. It is important to follow your doctor’s recommendations and take all asthma medications from the list in the prescription letter.
You should keep in constant contact with your doctor and report any changes in your well-being. This will help respond to an abnormal situation in a timely manner. Patients should keep medications on hand at home at all times, as well as take them with them when they travel.
To minimize the frequency of attacks, it is necessary to keep the house clean, regularly ventilate the room, use hypoallergenic cosmetics. You should also be careful about getting pets – their fur often provokes allergies.
What does modern medicine offer?
Medicines for asthma are divided into the following groups:
- Mast cell membrane stabilizers
Drugs in each group can be prescribed for adults and for children.
They help to achieve the following effects:
- Relieving attacks of cough and dyspnea, including preventing their development
- Prevent asthma
- Relief of exacerbations
- Expanding the lumen of the bronchi
- Inhibition of exudate production
- Neutralization of bronchial spasms
Drugs that have a rapid antiasthmatic effect can be bought without a prescription.
There are contraindications to taking drugs against bronchial asthma:
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, beta-blockers are relatively contraindicated in the complex therapy
- Drugs are prescribed with caution and under strict medical supervision during pregnancy and lactation, with an exacerbation of pathological processes of various etiologies, in the presence of chronic kidney and liver diseases.
Forms of release
Drugs for the treatment of asthma are available in different forms:
- Powders for diluting invasive solutions and preparing oral suspensions
The fastest action to relieve asthmatic spasm are aerosols and injections.
Patients diagnosed with bronchial asthma suffer from dry cough, which intensifies in the morning and evening hours, wheezing in the lungs, a feeling of compression in the chest area, lack of air
Rapid fatigue, recurrent headaches and dizziness could be added to the symptoms listed.