Allergy & Asthma Center Baltimore, Maryland
Allergy & Asthma Center Baltimore, Maryland
Allergy & Asthma Center Baltimore, Maryland

Allergy & Asthma News and Information
Allergy & Asthma Center Baltimore, Maryland
News Flash
01/15/2017 Bethesda Office closing early Thursday

Bethesda Office will be closing on Thursday 01/18/2017 at 12:30. Thank You for your patience.


01/10/2017 WESTMINSTER CLOSING

The Westminster office will be closed Wednesday, January 10th. We apologize for any inconvenience.


01/08/2018 Westminster and Germantown Closing

All offices will be closing effective immediately due to inclement weather and dangerous road conditions. We will reopen at normal time on Tuesday 1/9/2018.


01/04/2017 One Hour Delay (Late opening)

Due to inclement weather, all offices, with the exception of our DC, Towson, and Bel Air Offices, will be opening one hour late today.


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Asthma Medications

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the lungs and airways affecting more than 15 million Americans. Below are some common medications prescribed to manage asthma symptoms and provide asthma relief.

Control and Prevention Medications

Control medications or anti-inflammatory medications decrease or prevent inflammation and swelling in the airways. They are considered the long-term asthma relief medications.

The following are medications prescribed to control or manage asthma.

  • Corticosteroids
  • Leukotriene modifiers
  • Long-acting beta2-agonist
  • Combination inhalers
  • Theophylline
  • Rescue Medications

    Rescue medications are used for short-term asthma relief usually during an asthma attack. Types of rescue medications are as follows:

  • Short-acting beta2-agonist
  • Ipratropium
  • Oral and intravenous corticosteroids
  • Other Types of Asthma Treatments

    The following are treatment options for asthma that is worsened by allergies.

  • Allergy shots
  • Omalizumab (Xolair): medical injections every 2-4 weeks
  • Allergy medications: oral and nasal sprays
  • Asthma Action Plan

    The asthma specialists at The Allergy & Asthma Center will work with you to design a customized asthma action plan. This plan will help you determine when to take your asthma medicines based on symptoms, outline your asthma triggers and teach you how to monitor your asthma using a peak flow meter.

    If you would like more information on asthma treatment or to schedule an appointment, call us at 1-800-778-9923 or email us.

     
     

     

     
























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