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Classification: Albuterol
Sympathomimetic bronchodilator; adrenergic agonist; beta-2 receptor agonist
Other names: Albuterol
Proventil, Ventolin
Classification: Fluticasone
Inhaled corticosteroid
Other names: Fluticasone
Flovent
Classification: Cromolyn Na
Mast Cell Stabilizer
Other names: Cromolyn Na
Intal
Classification: Monteleukast
leukotriene receptor antagonist
Other names: Monteleukast
Singulair
Classification: Prednisone
systemic corticosteroid
Other names: Prednisone
Deltasone
Classification: Azithromycin
macrolide-type antibiotic
Other names: Azithromycin
Zithromax, Z-Pak
Action: Albuterol
Produces bronchodilation by relaxing bronchial smooth muscle through beta-2 receptor stimulation
Action: Fluticasone
Antiinflammatory and vasoconstrictor that may decrease inflammation by inhibiting mast cells which release histamine
Action: Cromolyn Na
Stabilizes mast cells, which release histamine and other mediators of allergic reactions
Action: Monteleukast
This drug works by blocking certain natural substances (leukotrienes) that may cause or worsen asthma and allergies. It helps make breathing easier by reducing swelling (inflammation) in the airways
Action: Prednisone
Antiinflammatory and vasoconstrictor that may decrease inflammation by stabilizing leukocyte lysosomal membranes
Action: Azithromycin
It works by stopping the growth of bacteria