Asthma

The journey down the path of living with Asthma begins with the first step. For most people needing to take asthma medications, the first step is learning as much as they can about asthma and their treatment options.

Below is a list of references and support links that can provide helpful information. If you have questions or would like additional information, please contact your physician or your Health Coach.


Organizations

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
www.aafa.org
1-800-7-ASTHMA (1-800-727-8462)

American Lung Association
www.lung.org
1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872)


Additional online resources

General information on asthma:
www.aafa.org
www.lung.org
www.cdc.gov/asthma
www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/asthma

General information on asthma medication:
www.drugs.com
www.drugdigest.com
www.Xolair.com
www.CINQAIR.com
www.Fasenra.com
www.Nucala.com
www.Dupixent.com


References:

  1. National Heart, Blood, and Lung Institute Expert Panel Report 3 (EPR 3): Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma. NIH Publication no. 08-4051, 2007.
  2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Available at: https://www.cdc.gov/asthma. Accessed May 2, 2019.
  3. Diagnosis of Asthma in Adolescents and Adults. UpToDate. Available at: https://www.uptodate.com/contents/diagnosis-of-asthma-in-adolescents-and-adults. Accessed May 2, 2019.
  4. AAAAI Allergy and Asthma Drug Guide. American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology. Available at: https://www.aaaai.org/conditions-and-treatments/drug-guide. Accessed March 29, 2019
  5. American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology. Available at: https://www.aaaai.org/conditions-and-treatments/asthma. Accessed March 29, 2019
  6. An Overview of Asthma Management. UpToDate. Available at: https://www.uptodate.com/contents/an-overview-of-asthma-management. Accessed May 2, 2019.
  7. Xolair: Highlights of prescribing Genentech. Retrieved March 2019, from https://www.gene.com/download/pdf/xolair_prescribing.pdf
  8. CINQAIR: Highlights of prescribing Teva Pharmaceuticals. Retrieved March 2019, from https://www.cinqair.com/globalassets/cinqair/prescribinginformation.pdf
  9. Fasenra: Highlights of prescribing AstraZeneca. Retrieved March 2019, from https://www.azpicentral.com/fasenra/fasenra.pdf#page=1
  10. Nucala: Highlights of prescribing GlaxoSmithKline. Retrieved March 2019, from https://www.gsksource.com/pharma/content/dam/GlaxoSmithKline/US/en/Prescribing_Information/Nucala/pdf/NUCALA-PI-PIL.PDF
  11. Dupixent: Highlights of prescribing Regeneron. Retrieved March 2019, from https://d1egnxy4jx1q3f.cloudfront.net/Regeneron/Dupixent_FPI.pdf