Therapeutic options

The goal of asthma treatment is to achieve and maintain clinical asthma control (Figure 1). Pharmacological interventions are the cornerstone of asthma management to help to achieve this goal.1

Find out more about the two main categories of asthma pharmacotherapies here:

  1. Bronchodilators
  2. Anti-inflammatory drugs

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Figure 1: GINA asthma management approach based on control1
Reproduced with permission from the Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention 2012, © Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) all rights reserved.

  1. The Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention. Available from: 2012.
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