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Types of respiratory function drugs

Bronchodilators
Corticosteroids
Tuberculosis agents
Miscellaneous

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Bronchodilators

Relax bronchial muscle.
Commonly used to treat mild asthma. Can prevent or stop an attack.
Special consideration: Requires a PPI by law:
albuterol
formoterol fumarate
ipratropium
ipratopium-albuterol
pirbuterol
salmeterol

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Generic name: albuterol

Brand name: Proventil, Ventolin
Bronchodilator
Auxiliary label: Shake well
Special consideration: Requires a PPI by law

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Generic name: formoterol fumarate

Brand name: Foradil
Bronchodilator
Auxiliary label: Refrigerate
Special consideration: Requires a PPI by law

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Generic name: ipratropium

Brand name: Atrovent
Bronchodilator
Auxiliary label: Shake well, Rinse mouth
Special consideration: Requires a PPI by law

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Generic name: ipratopium-albuterol

Brand name: Combivent
Bronchodilator
Auxiliary label: Shake well, Rinse mouth
Special consideration: Requires a PPI by law

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Generic name: pirbuterol

Brand name: Maxair
Bronchodilator
Auxiliary label: Shake well, Rinse mouth
Special consideration: Requires a PPI by law

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Generic name: salmeterol

Brand name: Serevent
Bronchodilator
Special consideration: Requires a PPI by law

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Corticosteroids

Reduce inflammation in the bronchial airways. Will not stop an attack already started:
budesonide
flunisolide
dexamethsone
fluticasone
fluticasone/salmeterol
methylprednisolone
triamcinolone

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Generic name: budesonide

Brand name: Rhinocort
Corticosteroid
Special considerations: Nose

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Generic name: flunisolide

Brand name: Aerobid
Corticosteroid
Special considerations: Rinse mouth afterwards

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Generic name: dexamethsone

Brand name: Decadron
Corticosteroid
Special considerations: Tabs

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Generic name: fluticasone

Brand name: Flovent, Flonase
Corticosteroid
Special considerations: Nose

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Generic name: fluticasone/salmeterol

Brand name: Advair
Corticosteroid
Special considerations: Rinse mouth afterwards

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Generic name: methylprednisolone

Brand name: Medrol
Corticosteroid
Special considerations: Tabs

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Generic name: triamcinolone

Brand name: Azmacort(po), Nasacort (nose)
Corticosteroid
Special considerations: Rinse mouth afterwards

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Generic name: montelukast

Brand name: Singulair
Miscellaneous respiratory function

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Generic name: zafirlukast

Brand name: Accolate
Miscellaneous respiratory function

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Generic name: theophylline

Brand name: Theo-Dur, Slo-Phyllin
Miscellaneous respiratory function

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Generic name: ethambutol

Brand name: Myambutol
Tuberculosis agent

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Generic name: isoniazid (INH)

Brand name: Laniazid
Tuberculosis agent

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Generic name: rifampin

Brand name: Rifadin
Tuberculosis agent