Occupational asthma is a type of asthma caused by exposure to a substance in the workplace. Symptoms and signs include wheezing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. The usual treatment for occupational asthma involves removal from exposure and the use of bronchodilators and inhaled anti-inflammatory medicines. Read more: Occupational Asthma Article
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Occupational Asthma - Causes and Risks
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Treatment & Diagnosis
Medications & Supplements
- Bronchodilators (Drug Class)
- budesonide (oral inhalation, Pulmicort, Pulmicort Flexhaler)
- albuterol (Accuneb, Ventolin & Proventil [all discontinued])
- aminophylline (Norphyl, Phyllocontin, Truphylline) injection
- Advair Diskus, Advair HFA (fluticasone and salmeterol oral inhaler)
- beclomethasone dipropionate inhaler (Qvar)
- zafirlukast (Accolate)
- budesonide/formoterol hfa inhaler (Symbicort)
- Dulera (mometasone furoate/formoterol fumarate)
- ciclesonide (Alvesco)
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