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Antifungal medicines

Sometimes having asthma can make you more susceptible to an infection which is not caused by a bacteria or virus but by a fungal infection. This is treated using anti fungal medication. Examples of anti fungal medicines include: Itraconazole (Sporanox┬«). What do they do? Some asthma patients have lung infections which can make their asthma […]

Medicine for difficult to manage asthma

There are different types of commonly used treatments for difficult to manage asthma: Monoclonal antibodies (e.g. Omalizumab which is also known by the name Xolair┬«). Oral steroids or injection. Steroid sparing agents (e.g. Methotrexate, ciclosporin, gold). Antifungal medicines. Terbutaline infusion (A fast acting reliever) Some medicines are preventative and others are used to treat an […]