This site will be a source of both current and past news about medications used to treat asthma.
Three most important facts about the treatment of asthma.
1. More woman than men, a ratio of 3:1 in fact, after the age of 16 have asthma.
2. All that wheezes is not asthma is a very common saying around the hospital and it is always wise to remember this when seeing a patient with "wheezing".
3. Asthma is usually a very treatable illness and most patients should not fear having asthma though it is often a life long condition.
Soon I will review the "black box" warning for Advair.