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Medicamentos de alivio rápido


Medicamentos de alivio rápido

(In English: Rescue Medications)

Los medicamentos de alivio rápido son medicinas para el asma que actúan rápidamente. Alivian la sibilancia, la tos y la falta de aire. La mayoría de los medicamentos de alivio rápido se inhalan y actúan relajando el músculo alrededor de las vías aéreas. Cuando los músculos se relajan, las vías respiratorias se dilatan y hacen que la entrada y salida del aire en los pulmones sea más fácil. Pero los medicamentos de alivio rápido no pueden evitar futuros ataques de asma y no suelen ser eficaces para mantener bajo control el asma de una persona. Para que las vías respiratorias se mantengan descongestionadas, también será necesario tomar medicamentos de control diariamente.


Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses and treatment, consult your doctor.

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