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Eosinophilic Asthma Treatment Options

Eosinophilic asthma or e-asthma is a subtype of asthma with a high number of eosinophils. It is often diagnosed during adulthood. As an aopic condition, this form can be triggered by allergies due to a genetic tendency. Fortunately, there are many treatment options to help relieve symptoms and speed up recovery. Keep reading to learn more.

Inhaled Corticosteroids

Inhaled corticosteroids have always been the main treatment option for eosinophilic asthma and other forms in adults and kids. These medications help alleviate inflammation. You can inhale them in different ways, such as a nebulizer, a dry powder inhaler, or a metered dose inhaler. Inhaled corticosteroids can be taken on a daily basis for a few days to get the expected results. In general, it is effective and safe to take these medications. The risk of side effects is low. Common options available include Symbicort, Pulmicort, Flovent, or Advair. [1]