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

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Allergy & Asthma Center Baltimore, Maryland
News Flash
11/13/2017 Offices closing on Friday 11/24

All offices will be closed on Friday, 11/24/2017, the day after Thanksgiving. All offices will open for normal hours on Monday, 11/27/2017.


11/13/2017 Bel Air office closing early 11/22/2017

The Bel Air Office will be open from 8-4 on Wednesday, 11/22/2017 and will remain closed until the following Monday, 11/27/2017.


11/13/2017 Greenbelt Office Closed 11/22/2017

The Greenbelt office will be closed on Wednesday, 11/22/2017 and will reopen for normal hours on Monday, 11/27/2018.


11/13/2017 DC office Closing early 11/22/2017

Our DC/Foggy Bottom office will be closing at 2pm on 11/22/2017. We will reopen for normal business hours on Monday, 11/27/2017.


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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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