Describe long-term control and quick relief treatment options for the asthma patient from your practice as well as the impact these drugs might have on your patient.
It is a condition of inflammation,narrowing and swelling of the airway, which is manifested by the mucuos production and difficulty in breathing.
The medication which is using for the asthma patient is categarized as two types. They are,
Long - term control medications
These are the medications which should be taken daily for a long time to control or treat asthma and also helps to prevent the chronic symptoms of asthma.
Eg:- inhaled corticosteroids
It is an aniti-inflammatory medication which is reducing the inflammation and blocks the reaction of allergens and also prevents the sensitivity of the airway.Is is reducing asthma flare-ups
Impacts of this medications includes,
Quick relief inhalers
These are the medications which is reducing the asthmatic episodes and symptoms very quickly after the intake.So these are known as rescue drugs.No need of continung this medications once after the asmatic episode is eliminated fro the affected patient.
The imapacts of these medications are,
Eg: Albuterol ad Levalbuterol
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