The following medicines are licensed, safe and effective asthma treatments available in the UK.
Asthma is long-term condition that can cause difficulty in breathing including cough, wheezing, and breathlessness. The severity of the symptoms varies from person to person.
While there is no cure for asthma, there are a number of treatments that can help control the condition. The severity of these symptoms varies from person to person. Asthma can be controlled well in most people most of the time, although some people may have more persistent problems.
Our online doctor service makes it simple and easy for you to manage your asthma, leaving you free to get on with everyday life.
In the UK, around 5.4 million people are currently receiving treatment for asthma. That's the equivalent of 1 in every 12 adults and 1 in every 11 children.
Every 10 seconds someone has the risk of a potentially life threatening asthma attack.
Asthma attacks hospitalise someone every seven minutes - don't let it be you.
Asthma is caused by inflammation in the airways, the inflammation irritates the muscles around the airways, and causes them to squeeze (constrict). This causes narrowing of the airways making it difficult to breathe.
Your asthma may get better or worse through your life. Always have enough supplies of medication, so that you won't run out and take your preventer medication regularly, as prescribed by your doctor or nurse.
Try to avoid your "trigger" factors, If you have an inhaler, learn to use it properly.