Antiasthmatic

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vickizhu92
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91930
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Antiasthmatic
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2011-06-24 13:00:37
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antiasthmatic drugs
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  1. beta agonists
    Stimulate the Beta 2 receptor which causes bronchodilation, due to an increase in cyclic AMP.
  2. corticosteroids
    • These drugs are glucocorticoids
    • They decrease inflammation, resulting in decreased swelling of bronchiolar tissue and increased airway space.
  3. Proair
    • albuterol sulfate
    • beta2 agonist
  4. Advair
    fluticasone propionate w/ salmeterol xinfoate
  5. Flovenet
    fluticasone propionate
  6. Xopenex
    • levalbuterol
    • beta2 agonist
  7. Medrol
    • methylprednisolone
    • corticosteroid
  8. Singulair
    • montelukast
    • preventive
  9. Deltasone
    • prednisone
    • corticosteroid
  10. Spiriva
    • tiotropium bromide
    • bronchodilator
    • opens up the bronchioles

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