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Get asthma treatment online with PlushCare’s asthma treatment service. Our board certified doctors can write prescriptions for asthma following an online consultation.
Medications, typically administered via inhaler, are used to prevent asthma attacks or to help stabilize a person during an asthma attack. The best prescription inhaler depends on several factors such as, age, symptoms, and triggers.
PlushCare maintains a 97% patient satisfaction rating. You can speak with a top doctor from your phone or computer, get diagnosed and prescribed asthma medication in 15 minutes. PlushCare only employs doctors who are graduates of top 50 U.S. medical schools. We’re really proud of the care we offer.
Common inhalers PushCare doctors prescribe are: Short acting inhalers used for the immediate treatment of an asthma attack: Albuterol, ProAir HFA, Ventolin and Xopenex. Long acting inhalers suppress symptoms of asthma and improve your lung capacity over time: Flovent, Advair, Symbicort and Theophylline.
Asthma symptoms vary from person to person. Symptoms usually include: Shortness of breath, coughing or wheezing, chest tightness and long, forced exhales, excessive strain and muscle use to breathe, breathlessness or rapid breathing, runny nose (if asthma is allergy induced).
Asthma has many different triggers, including:
Air irritants and pollutants, like smoke, stress and strong emotions, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), respiratory infections, like a cold, cold air, certain medications, including aspirin, beta blockers, naproxen (Aleve), and ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others), preservatives and sulfites.
Yes, asthma can kill you. Asthma is most often deadly in people over 50. However, kids can die from asthma, too. Asthma is responsible for 2 million emergency room visits each year. If you are asthmatic it is crucial that you have a comprehensive treatment plan to prevent emergencies.
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