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Tilade works by:
Stabelizing the cell membranes of the mast cells
The generic name for Tilade
nedocromil
mast cell inhibitor
Mast cell inhibitors are also used to treat
Asthma due to allergies
Drugs that stabilize the cell membranes of mast cells and prevent them from releasing histamine are called
mast cell inhibitors
beclomethasone
corticosteroid
budisonide
corticosteroid
fluticazone
corticosteroid
triamcinolone
corticosteroid
flunisolide
corticosteroid
Decadron Respihaler
corticosteroid
Corticosteroids work by
suppressing the inflammatory response of the immune system
Bronchodilators work by
relaxing the smooth muscle that surrounds the bronchi
Leukotriene receptor blockers work by
blocking the production of leukotrine
Intal
cromolyn
mast cell inhibitor
Zithromax
azithromycin
anti-infective
Used in the treatment of Legionaire's Disease
Dynabac
dirithromycin
anti-infective
Used in the treatment of Legionaire's Disease
Rifadin
rifampin
anti-infective
Used in the treatment of Legionaire's Disease
Levaquin
levofloxacin
anti-infective
Used in the treatment of Legionaire's Disease
Tessalon Perles
benzonate
anti-tussive
cough suppressant
Slo-Phyllin Theo-24
theophylline
bronchodilator
Flovent
Flonase
fluticazone
corticosteroid
Flovent (lung)
Flonase (nose)
Alupent Metaprel
metaproterelol sulfate
bronchodilator
Benadryl
diphenhydramine hydrochloride
antihistamine
also used for allergic responses to food, insect bites, drugs and pollen
Mucomyst
acetylcystein
expectorant(mucolytic)
Also used to treat acetaminophen overdose
Serevent
salmeterol xinofoate
bronchodilator
Azmacort Nasacort
triamcinolone acetonide
corticosteroid
Azmacort (lung)
Nasacort (nose)
Robitussin Organidin NR
guaifenesin
expectorant
Claritin
loratadine
antihistamine
Beclovent Beconase
beclomethasone dipropionate
corticosteroid
Beclovent(lung)
Beconase(nose)
Allegra
fexofenadine hydrochloride
antiistamine
Proventil HFA Ventolin
albuterol sulfate
bronchodilator
Robitussin AC
guaifenesin & codeine phosphate
narcotic-antitussive
codeine phosphate is also an narctic-analgesic
Proventil HFA Ventolin
albuterol sulfate
bronchodilator
codeine works as a
cough suppressant
Anti-tussive
dulle the stretch receptors in the respiratory passage
given to suppress cough
Expectorant
reduce the viscosity of sputum
only prescribed for productive cough
Antihistamine
block histamine(H¹) receptors
prescribed for allergies to dry up secretion
Drugs used to treat ventilator patients
relax the skeletal muscles and paralyze patients on mechanical ventilation so that they will not resist the inflow of air from the ventilator