Which medications are used in the treatment of mold-related allergic asthma?

Updated: Sep 18, 2017
  • Author: Shih-Wen Huang, MD; Chief Editor: Harumi Jyonouchi, MD  more...
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Drugs are the same for inpatient care and outpatient care, as follows:

  • Mild intermittent - Cromolyn, Nedocromil, short-acting beta2-agonist bronchodilator

  • Mild persistent - Cromolyn, Nedocromil, short-acting beta2-agonist bronchodilator, long-acting beta2-agonist, corticosteroid inhaler, leukotriene antagonist

  • Moderate persistent - Long-acting beta2-agonist, leukotriene antagonist, corticosteroid inhaler

  • Severe persistent - Long-acting beta2-agonist, corticosteroid inhaler, oral corticosteroid, leukotriene antagonist, theophylline, anticholinergic inhaler


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