Allergy & Asthma Center Baltimore, Maryland
Allergy & Asthma Center Baltimore, Maryland
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10/20/2017 Westminster Closure

Our Westminster Office will be closed Friday 10/20/17. We will reopen for our normal hours on Monday.


10/17/2017 Bethesda Closure

Our Bethesda Office will be closed today 10/17/2017. We will reopen for our normal hours on Wednesday.


10/17/2017 Silver Spring Opening Late

Our Silver Spring office will be open this Friday, 10/20 at 10 am.


10/02/2017 Shady Grove/Rockville Opening Late on 10/6

Our Shady Grove/Rockville Office will be opening at 9 am on Friday, 10/6.


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Asthma Rescue Medications

The Allergy & Asthma Center provides information on rescue medications for treatment of mild to severe asthma attacks.

Types of Asthma Rescue Medications

The following are common asthma rescue medications used to treat an asthma attack.

Quick Relief or Rescue Medications: An asthma rescue medication is a short acting bronchodilator that helps provide rapid relief to relax muscles around the airways. These medications act almost immediately to relieve symptoms of asthma and usually only last 2 to 4 hours.(Albuterol Inhaler or nebulizer, Pro Air MDI, Ventolin MDI, Xopenex MDI)

Systemic (oral steroids): used to treat moderate to severe asthma episodes. They have anti-inflammatory action, which helps reduce inflammation and speed your recovery from an episode. These medications have significant side effects and must be used only when absolutely necessary. Side effects include, water retention, increased appetite, weight gain, osteoporosis and insomnia. (Prednisone, Prelone, Orapred, Medrol Dose Pack)

To schedule an appointment with an asthma specialist, call 1-800-778-9923 or visit the Allergy & Asthma Center location near you.
 
 

 

 














































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