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What are the nonsteroidal antiasthma drugs? cromolyn-like drugs (mast cell stabilizers), antileukotrienes, and monoclonal antibodies
What is the clinical indication for nonsteroidal antiasthma agents? prophylactic management of mild persistent asthma
When is there a need for controller drug therapy? use of rescue beta-agonists agents more than twice a week
What is the brand name of Cromolyn sodium? Intal
What is the brand name of Nedocromil sodium? Tilade
What is the brand name of Zafirlukast? Accolate
Singulair is what drug? Montelukast
Zyflo is what drug? Zileuton
What is the brand name for Omalizumab? Xolair
What is Cromolyn sodium indicated for? a prophylactic in the treatment of asthma
What other uses is Cromolyn sodium used for? allergic rhinitis, mastocytosis (improve diarrhea, abdominal pain, headaches, nausea and itching)
What is Nedocromil? am inhaled prophylatic antiasthmatic agent
What are some characteristics of Nedocromil? a controller, has no bronchodilator properties and is not indicated for reversal of acute bronchospasm
What is the clinical efficacy of Nedcromil? can reduce high-dose inhaled steroid use
What are the antileukotreienes drugs? Zafirlukast, Montelukast and Zileuton
What is Zileuton indicated for? the prophylaxis and chronic treatment of asthma (controller)
What does the drug Zafirlukast inhibit? asthma reactions induced by exercise, cold air, allergens and aspirin.
What is Montelukast indicated for? the prophylaxis and chronic treatment of asthma, no bronchodilating effect