Classification of Drugs for Bronchial Asthma

There are several drugs used to treat bronchial asthma. Some common ones include inhaled corticosteroids, bronchodilators (like albuterol), leukotriene modifiers, and biologic therapies.


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CLASSIFICATION OF Drugs for bronchial ashthama

Drugs for bronchial ashthama

  • Leukotriene antagonists– Montelukast, Zafirlukast
  • Mast cell stabilizers– Sod. cromoglycate, Ketotifen
  • Corticosteroids
    • Systemic– Hydrocortisone, Prednisolone ,Other glucocorticoids
    • Inhalational– Beclomethasone, dipropionate, Budesonide, Fluticasone, propionate Flunisolide, Ciclesonide
  • Anti-IgE antibody– Omalizumab
  • Bronchodilators
    • B2 Sympathomimetics– Salbutamol, Terbutaline, Bambuterol, Salmeterol, Formoterol
    • Methylxanthines– Theophylline, Aminophylline, Choline, theophyllinate, Hydroxyethyl, theophylline, Doxophylline
    • Anticholinergics– Ipratropium Br., Tiotropium Br

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