Drugs and respiratory system

what happens in asthma?
allergen encountered->mast cells release histamines etc-> bronchoconstriction, oedema, mucus secretion and inflammation
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Drugs used to treat asthma
bronchodilators-> b2-agonist/muscarinic antagonist(used in COPD). anti-inflammatory agents-Glucocorticosteroids, xanthines, cromones, leukotriene antagonist, anti-IgE.
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bronchodilators-> b2-agonist/muscarinic antagonist(used in COPD). anti-inflammatory agents-Glucocorticosteroids, xanthines, cromones, leukotriene antagonist, anti-IgE.

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