Popular Asthma Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price Price Trend
Corticosteroids 5
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PREDNISONE is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated include asthma, allergies, and arthritis. It is also used for other conditions, such as blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.
Leukotriene Receptor Antagonists 12
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MONTELUKAST is used to prevent and treat the symptoms of asthma. It is also used to treat allergies. Do not use for an acute asthma attack.
Short-Acting Beta Agonists 8
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Accuneb (albuterol) is a beta agonist used to treat asthma by relaxing muscles in the airway and allowing greater airflow. It can help prevent and treat symptoms such as chest tightness, shortness of breath, and wheezing. Accuneb is given using a nebulizer, and is available as generic albuterol. Brand-name-only albuterol inhalers are also available, and include Proair HFA, Ventolin HFA, and Proventil HFA.
Short-Acting Beta Agonists 58
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Albuterol (Ventolin HFA) is an expensive drug used to treat and prevent bronchospasm. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. There are brand-name versions of albuterol available, but the brands and generics are not interchangeable. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Short-Acting Beta Agonists 60
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Albuterol (Proair HFA) is an expensive drug used to treat or prevent bronchospasm in patients with asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, and other lung diseases. This medicine is also used to prevent wheezing caused by exercise. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. There are brand-name versions of albuterol available, but the brands and generics are not interchangeable. It is covered by some Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Beta Agonist / Corticosteroid Combinations 343
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Fluticasone/salmeterol (Advair Diskus) is an expensive drug used to treat COPD. This medicine is also used to treat asthma. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Advair Diskus. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Corticosteroids 20
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METHYLPREDNISOLONE is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated include asthma, allergies, and arthritis. It is also used for other conditions, such as blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.
Anticholinergics 349
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Tiotropium (Spiriva) is an expensive drug used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives for Spiriva. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Corticosteroids 221
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FLUTICASONE inhalation is a corticosteroid. It helps decrease inflammation in your lungs. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of asthma. Never use this medicine for an acute asthma attack.
Corticosteroids 492
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BUDESONIDE is a corticosteroid. It helps to decrease inflammation in your lungs. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of asthma. Never use this medicine for an acute asthma attack.
Corticosteroids 15
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DEXAMETHASONE is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated include asthma, allergies, and arthritis. It is also used for other conditions, such as blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.
Corticosteroids 43
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HYDROCORTISONE is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated include asthma, allergies, and arthritis. It is also used for other conditions, like blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.
Corticosteroids 206
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BECLOMETHASONE is a corticosteroid. It helps decrease inflammation in your lungs. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of asthma. Never use this medicine for an acute asthma attack.
Beta Agonist / Corticosteroid Combinations 299
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Budesonide/formoterol (Symbicort) is an expensive drug used to treat asthma. This drug is slightly less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives for Symbicort. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Corticosteroids 9
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PREDNISOLONE is a corticosteroid. It is used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated include asthma, allergies, and arthritis. It is also used for other conditions, such as blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.
Corticosteroids 9
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PREDNISOLONE is a corticosteroid. It is used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated include asthma, allergies, and arthritis. It is also used for other conditions, such as blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.
Beta Agonist / Corticosteroid Combinations 283
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FORMOTEROL; MOMETASONE inhalation is a combination of two medicines that decrease inflammation and help to open up the airways in your lungs. It is used to treat asthma. Do NOT use in an acute asthma attack.
Corticosteroids 8
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PREDNISOLONE is a corticosteroid. It is used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated include asthma, allergies, and arthritis. It is also used for other conditions, such as blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.
Short-Acting Beta Agonists 78
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ALBUTEROL is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat and to prevent bronchospasm.
Beta Agonist / Corticosteroid Combinations 343
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FLUTICASONE; SALMETEROL inhalation is a combination of two medicines that decrease inflammation and help to open up the airways of your lungs. It is used to treat asthma. Do NOT use for an acute asthma attack.
Short-Acting Beta Agonists 60 N/A See Prices
LEVALBUTEROL is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat and to prevent bronchospasm.
Corticosteroids 218
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Mometasone (Asmanex) is an expensive drug used to treat the symptoms of asthma. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Asmanex. It is covered by some Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Short-Acting Beta Agonists 57
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ALBUTEROL is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat and to prevent bronchospasm.
Short-Acting Beta Agonists 60 N/A See Prices
LEVALBUTEROL is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat and to prevent bronchospasm.
Corticosteroids 167
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FLUTICASONE inhalation powder is a corticosteroid. It helps decrease inflammation in your lungs. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of asthma. Never use this medicine for an acute asthma attack.
Medical Supplies and Devices 52
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Mast Cell Stabilizers 14
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CROMOLYN SODIUM is used to treat the symptoms of mastocytosis. It helps to relieve stomach problems like diarrhea, pain, nausea, and vomiting. It also helps relieve flushing, headache, and itching.
Long-Acting Beta Agonists 331
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SALMETEROL is a slow-acting bronchodilator. It helps to open up the airways of your lungs. This medicine is used to treat COPD and to prevent exercise induced bronchospasm. It is also used to treat asthma in patients taking other asthma control medicines. This medicine should not be used alone for asthma. Do NOT use for an acute asthma attack. Do NOT use for a COPD attack.
Methylxanthines 28
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THEOPHYLLINE is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema.
Leukotriene Receptor Antagonists 88
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ZAFIRLUKAST is used to prevent and treat the symptoms of asthma. Do not use for an acute asthma attack.
Medical Supplies and Devices 40
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Corticosteroids 158
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FLUTICASONE inhalation powder is a corticosteroid. It helps decrease inflammation in your lungs. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of asthma. Never use this medicine for an acute asthma attack.
Corticosteroids 211
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FLUNISOLIDE is a corticosteroid. It helps decrease inflammation in your lungs. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of asthma. Never use this medicine for an acute asthma attack.
Corticosteroids 218
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MOMETASONE is a corticosteroid. It helps decrease inflammation in your lungs. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of asthma. Never use this medicine for an acute asthma attack.
Medical Supplies and Devices 16
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Methylxanthines 81
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THEOPHYLLINE is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema.
Corticosteroids 237
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CICLESONIDE is a corticosteroid. It helps to decrease inflammation in your lungs. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of asthma. Never use this medicine for an acute asthma attack.
Short-Acting Beta Agonists 23
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TERBUTALINE is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema.
Medical Supplies and Devices 40
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Corticosteroids 30
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DEXAMETHASONE is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated include asthma, allergies, and arthritis. It is also used for other conditions, like blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.
Corticosteroids 10
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Solu-cortef (hydrocortisone sodium succinate) is a corticosteroid used to treat arthritis, endocrine disorders, lupus, allergies and asthma, and other conditions. It works by decreasing inflammation in different parts of the body such as around tumors or nerve endings to relieve pain. The injection is used when oral hydrocortisone can't be taken. Solu-Cortef has a generic alternative available, A-Hydrocort.
Corticosteroids 788
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Triamcinolone (Nasacort AQ, Kenalog) is an inexpensive drug used to reduce swelling and ulcers in the mouth. It helps treat and relieve mouth sores that are not caused by herpes. this drug is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in multiple brand and generic forms. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Long-Acting Beta Agonists 55
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ALBUTEROL is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat and to prevent bronchospasm.
5-Lipoxygenase Inhibitors 3,299
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ZILEUTON is used to treat asthma. It helps to decrease the symptoms of asthma. Do not use for an acute asthma attack.
Antithyroid Drugs 23
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POTASSIUM IODIDE, KI (puh TAS ee uhm AHY uh dahyd) is used to treat certain thyroid conditions. It is also used to prevent thyroid damage after a nuclear radiation emergency.
Corticosteroids 12
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METHYLPREDNISOLONE is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated include asthma, allergies, and arthritis. It is also used for other conditions, such as blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.
Anti-IgEs 993
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OMALIZUMAB is used to help treat allergic asthma and other allergies. It may be given with other treatments for these conditions.
Corticosteroids 47
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PREDNISONE is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated include asthma, allergies, and arthritis. It is also used for other conditions, such as blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.
Corticosteroids 170
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DEXAMETHASONE is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated include asthma, allergies, and arthritis. It is also used for other conditions, such as blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.
Corticosteroids 40
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METHYLPREDNISOLONE is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated include asthma, allergies, and arthritis. It is also used for other conditions, such as blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.
Corticosteroids 4,172
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PREDNISONE is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated include asthma, allergies, and arthritis. It is also used for other conditions, such as blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.
5-Lipoxygenase Inhibitors 1,653
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ZILEUTON is used to treat asthma. It helps to decrease the symptoms of asthma. Do not use for an acute asthma attack.
Corticosteroids 135
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PREDNISOLONE is a corticosteroid. It is used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated include asthma, allergies, and arthritis. It is also used for other conditions, such as blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.
Medical Supplies and Devices 20
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Short-Acting Beta Agonists 28
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METAPROTERENOL is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat and to prevent bronchospasm.
Methylxanthines 29
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THEOPHYLLINE is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema.
Corticosteroids 24
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CORTISONE is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated include asthma, allergies, and arthritis. It is also used for other conditions, such as blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.
Corticosteroids 210
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PREDNISOLONE is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated include asthma, allergies, and arthritis. It is also used for other conditions, such as blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.
Long-Acting Beta Agonists 251
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Interleukin Antagonists 2,805
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MEPOLIZUMAB is used to help treat severe asthma. It should be used in combination with other asthma treatments.
Corticosteroids 25
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Corticosteroids 188
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Methylxanthines 139
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DYPHYLLINE is a bronchodilator. It helps open up the airways in your lungs to make it easier to breathe. This medicine is used to treat the symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema.
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RESLIZUMAB is used to help treat severe asthma. It should be used in combination with other asthma treatments to help control severe asthma. This medicine is not used for an acute asthma attack.
Methylxanthine / Expectorant Combinations 291
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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