Oct 1, 1976

Pharmacotherapy of asthma

American Journal of Hospital Pharmacy
M Weinberger, L Hendeles


The pharmacological management of asthma is reviewed. Drugs discussed include: (1) sympathomimetic amines, (2) theophylline, (3) cromolyn sodium and (4) corticosteroids. Aspects of treatment discussed include: initial evaluation, therapy for acute symptoms, and chronic asthma.

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Corticosteroids, topical for treatment of hemorrhoids and anal fissures
Acute Disease
Adrenal Cortex Hormones
Amines, Sympathomimetic
Theophylline Assay
Cromolyn Sodium

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