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 13
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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 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 9
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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 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 373
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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 18
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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 240
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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 48
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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 208
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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 301
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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 302
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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 10
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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 373
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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 61
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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.
Short-Acting Beta Agonists 61
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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.
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.
Corticosteroids 220
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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.
Medical Supplies and Devices 54
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Corticosteroids 181
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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.
Mast Cell Stabilizers 17
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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 337
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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 61
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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 41
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Corticosteroids 213
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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 169
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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 15
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Corticosteroids 220
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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.
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 240
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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 29
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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 9
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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 549
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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 47
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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 3,573
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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.
Anti-IgEs 987
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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.
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.
Corticosteroids 39
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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 294
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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.
5-Lipoxygenase Inhibitors 1,818
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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 4,210
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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 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.
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.
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.
Corticosteroids 22
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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.
Methylxanthines 31
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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.
Interleukin Antagonists 2,794
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MEPOLIZUMAB is used to help treat severe asthma. It should be used in combination with other asthma treatments.
Corticosteroids 133
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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.
Long-Acting Beta Agonists 263
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Corticosteroids 23
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Corticosteroids 193
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Methylxanthines 138
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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 292
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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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