The Pharmacological Treatment of Asthma in Adults

  • Romain Pauwels

Abstract

The treatment of asthma in adults includes more than pharmacological therapy. Avoidance of triggers is an essential part of the management of asthma. The role of immunotherapy in asthma is discussed elsewhere in this book. The present chapter essentially addresses pharmacological treatment of chronic asthma in adults.

Keywords

Corticosteroid Theophylline Xanthine Mast Salbutamol 

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© The Humana Press Inc. 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Romain Pauwels
    • 1
  1. 1.Rijks Universiteit GentGhentBelgium

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