TITLE

Other drugs for severe asthma and unconventional therapies

PUB. DATE
December 1999
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/30/99 Supplement, Vol. 161, pS39
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the recommendations for the administration of drugs for asthma. The article offers guidelines for the dosage of asthma drugs including oral glucocorticosteroids, Methotrexate, Cyclosporine A, gold salts and intravenous immunoglobulin. The side effects of the drugs as well as effectiveness are discussed. Therapies such as homeopathy, chiropractic, acupuncture, hypnosis and relaxation techniques and herbal medicines are also employed for asthma.
ACCESSION #
22957928

 

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