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What medications are best for the treatment of asthma? What are their side effects?

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What medications are best for the treatment of asthma? Wh...
Use bhringrajsava, swaskuthar rasa.
What medications are best for the treatment of asthma? Wh...
Use asthma controller medication by inhalation with spacer. If used under medical supervision, few side effects like osteoporosis in aduls and growth retardation in childrens.
What medications are best for the treatment of asthma? Wh...
DEAR SOWNITH , ASTHMA IS BEST MANAGED BY INHALED MEDICATIONS USING A SPACER DEVICE WITH STRICT ADHERANCE TO THE TREATMENT PLAN AND REGULAR FOLLOW UP.YOU CAN USE A PREVENTER TWICE DAILY WHICH IS A COMBINATION OF BRONCHIAL AIRWAY DIALATOR AND INHALED STERIODS IN A MICRO DOSE AS AN AEROSOL ,AND RELEIVER IS A SHORT ACTING BRONCHIAL AIRWAY DIALATOR DURING AN ACUTE ATTACK. STUDIES HAVE SHOWN MINIMAL DECREASE IN LINEAR GROWTH IN CHILDREN WHO ARE ON LONG TERM USE OF INHALED STEROIDS AT HIGH DOSES ,FEW REPORTS OF SKIN PIGMENTATION,HOARSE VOICE .HOWEVER THE BENEFITS OF INHALED THERAPY FAR OUTWEIGH THE RISKS .THANKYOU
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