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 11
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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 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 53
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Proair (albuterol) is used to treat or prevent bronchospasm in patients with asthma, bronchitis, emphysema and other lung diseases. Proair is more popular than other short-acting beta agonists. There are currently no generic alternatives to Proair.

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Short-Acting Beta Agonists 10
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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.
Beta Agonist / Corticosteroid Combinations 367
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Advair (fluticasone/salmeterol) is used to treat asthma and COPD by decreasing inflammation and opening up the airways of your lungs. Advair is more popular than other beta agonist/corticosteroid combinations. There are currently no generic alternatives to Advair.

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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.
Corticosteroids 234
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Flovent (fluticasone) is used to treat the symptoms of asthma by decreasing inflammation in your lungs. Flovent is slightly less popular than other corticosteroids. There are currently no generic alternatives to Flovent.

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Corticosteroids 184
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Qvar (beclomethasone) is used to treat the symptoms of asthma. It is less popular than other corticosteroids. There are currently no generic alternatives to Qvar.

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Anticholinergics 384
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Spiriva (tiotropium) is used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Spiriva is more popular than other anticholinergics. There are currently no generic alternatives to Spiriva.

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Corticosteroids 11
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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.
Beta Agonist / Corticosteroid Combinations 323
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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 257
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Pulmicort (budesonide) is used to treat the symptoms of asthma. Budesonide is less popular than other corticosteroids. It is available in brand and generic versions.

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Corticosteroids 28
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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 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.
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.
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.
Beta Agonist / Corticosteroid Combinations 305
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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.
Short-Acting Beta Agonists 62
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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 62
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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 83
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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 238
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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.
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.
Corticosteroids 162
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Arnuity Ellipta (fluticasone) is used to treat the symptoms of asthma. Arnuity Ellipta is less popular than other corticosteroids. There are currently no generic alternatives to Arnuity Ellipta.

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Beta Agonist / Corticosteroid Combinations 89
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Airduo (fluticasone/salmeterol) is used to treat asthma. Fluticasone/salmetrol is less popular than other beta agonist / corticosteroid combinations. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic fluticasone/salmeterol is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Medical Supplies and Devices 53
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Methylxanthines 21
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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.
Long-Acting Beta Agonists 367
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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.
Corticosteroids 238
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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 40
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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 15
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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 19
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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 242
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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.
Medical Supplies and Devices 38
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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.
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.
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 436
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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.
Antithyroid Drugs 134
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POTASSIUM IODIDE, KI is used to treat certain thyroid conditions. It is also used to prevent thyroid damage after a nuclear radiation emergency.
Long-Acting Beta Agonists 46
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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.
Anti-IgEs 987
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OMALIZUMAB is used to help treat allergic asthma and chronic hives. It may be given with other treatments for these conditions.
Corticosteroids 10
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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.
Medical Supplies and Devices 18
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Corticosteroids 81
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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 63
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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 2,338
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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.
Interleukin Antagonists 2,906
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MEPOLIZUMAB is used to help treat severe asthma. It should be used in combination with other asthma treatments.
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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.
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.
Corticosteroids 107
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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.
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.
Corticosteroids 182
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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 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.
Short-Acting Beta Agonists 18
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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 188
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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 261
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Corticosteroids 23
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Corticosteroids 168
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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.
Methylxanthines 138
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Interleukin Antagonists N/A N/A See Prices
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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