Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease that is caused by the thickening and narrowing of the airways in the lungs. The symptoms of asthma are difficulty in breathing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, wheezing, fatigue, etc. Certain conditions and environmental factors like exercise, flu, cold, extreme climate, and allergens can trigger the symptoms of asthma.
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Query: Hello doctor, I am frustrated with my asthma. I am 26 years old and developed asthma two years ago. It went untreated for almost a year, then I started taking Qvar (two puffs twice a day) and moved to Symbicort. I am currently on 180/4.5 of Symbicort, two puffs twice a day. While it helped a lot, I ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are two types of treatment for asthma control and relief. I would suggest you - 1. Use Levolin (Levosalbutamol) metered-dose inhaler (MDI) two to four puffs per day. 2. Take capsule AB Phylline (Acebrophylline) 100 mg twice a day. 3. Use Symbicort (Budesonide-Formo... Read Full »