Asthma99
Medicine Category

Medicine categories used for effective and helpful relief/treatment of Respiratory (lung) diseases have following pharmacological activities based on various researches/usage.

  • Anti-asthmatic : Which prevents or relives Asthma.
  • Anti-allergic : It prevents or relives from allergies.
  • Antibiotic : That can destroy or inhibit the growth of other microorganisms. Antibiotics are widely used in the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases.
  • Antispasmodic : It suppresses spasms (i.e. a sudden, involuntary contraction of a muscle, a group of muscles, or a hollow organ, or a similarly sudden contraction of an orifice. It is sometimes accompanied by a sudden burst of pain)
  • Bronchodilator : It dilates (to enlarge) the bronchi and bronchioles, decreasing airway resistance and thereby facilitating airflow.
  • Respiratory stimulant : It acts to increase the action of the respiratory system.
  • Antiviral : Used specifically for treating viral infections.
  • Antibacterial : It destroys bacteria or suppresses their growth or their ability to reproduce.
  • Immuno-stimulator : Which stimulate the immune system by inducing activation or increasing activity of any of its components.
  • Expectorant : Promoting or facilitating the secretion or expulsion of phlegm, mucus, or other matter from the respiratory tract. Usually used to help relieve respiratory difficulties
  • Antitussive : Capable of relieving or suppressing coughing.
  • Anti-inflammatory : It reduces inflammation and hence remedying pain.
  • Antihistaminic : It prevents or antagonize the pharmacologic effects of histamine (i.e. stimulates gastric secretion and causes dilation of capillaries, constriction of bronchial smooth muscle, and decreased blood pressure) released in the tissues.
  • Antioxidant : Antioxidants are substances that may protect your cells against the effects of free radicals. Free radicals are molecules produced when your body breaks down food, or by environmental exposures like tobacco smoke and radiation. Free radicals can damage cells, and may play a role in heart disease, cancer and other diseases.
  • Anti-tubercular : Antibiotics specifically used to prevent or treat tuberculosis.
  • Cough suppressant :  Capable of relieving or suppressing coughing.