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Different Types of Asthma Medications, many first-line controller and northwest rescue medications are administered through asthma inhalers.
Some of these inhalers are called metered-dose inhalers in which the locations inhaler itself propels the medication into the lungs.
Other inhalers are activated by patients taking a breath, and these are called dry powder inhalers or breath-actuated inhalers. Different types of inhalers may work better for different individuals, but both types of inhalers are effective for asthma symptom control if used correctly.
Nebulizers are machines that allow asthma medications to be delivered in an aerosolized form, and the medications are then inhaled through a mouthpiece or mask. Nebulizers are often used for children who are unable to perform the proper technique required for inhalers. Some asthma medications are also available as pills.
There are currently two injectable medications for asthma (omalizumab Xolair and mepolizumab Nucala see below and these are administered in a health-care setting only.
There is also an intravenous medication for asthma (reslizumab Cinqair; see below). Within the near future, there will likely be additional asthma medications that can be administered either by injection or intravenously.
Read more about asthma medicines ». The cause of asthma is unknown. More is known about the abnormal conditions that occur in asthma.