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Medicamentos de control


Medicamentos de control

(Controller Medications)

Muchas personas asmáticas necesitan tomar medicamentos todos los días para controlar su enfermedad. Tal vez parezca extraño que las personas que se sienten bien tengan que tomar medicamentos. Pero existe una excelente razón para hacerlo. Los medicamentos de control mantienen las vías aéreas de los pulmones abiertas y despejadas, lo cual facilita la respiración. Pero estos medicamentos surten efecto de manera lenta, no rápidamente. Es probable que pasen días o semanas antes de que tengan efecto. Por eso es que una persona asmática necesita tomarlos en forma regular. De esta manera, estos medicamentos tienen la posibilidad de hacer efecto y evitar que las vías aéreas se congestionen y se estrechen.


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