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What do antiinflammatory drugs include?



A. Corticosteroids
B. Antileukotriene agents
C. Immunomodulator agents
D. Histamines

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Sep 08, 2016

Corticosteroids-2. antileukotriene agents-3. immunomodulator agents-anti-inflammatory drugs these are not your otc nsaids!Corticosteroidsantileukotriene agentsimmunomodulator agentsmiscellaneous antiinflammatory agents corticosteroids (anti-inflammatory) - most effective drugs for preventing acute asthmatic episodeswhen inhaled daily they suppress inflammation without major side effectsnot effective at stopping an attack that is in progressmay be given with a beta-adrenergic agent because its dose can be decreased up to 50%most common corticosteroids (oral) - prednisoneside effects: inhaled: ha, cough, epistaxis, dry mouth, hoarsenessmay cause thrushoral: usually only taken for 5-7 days for asthma. if taken longer adrenal gland suppression, peptic ulcers, hyperglycemia and weight gain are possible
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