Medicines & Treatments

Asthma is generally managed through a combination of controller medication and reliever medication. Here you'll find information about the types of treatments available to get your asthma under control

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There are 380,000 people in Ireland living with asthma. Of these,  more than half do not have their symptoms under control. This is a huge problem, as poor asthma control is linked to an increased risk of having an asthma attack.

To achieve and maintain good asthma control it's essential you take your controller medication, every day, as prescribed. On the menu to the right, you'll find all the information you need about the different types of medication available to treat asthma!