[Complementary therapies in the treatment of bronchial asthma][Article in Romanian]

Author: Filip-Ciubotaru F//Pandele GI//Foia L.
Affiliation: Universitatea de Medicina si Farmacie Gr.T. Popa Iasi, Facultatea de Medicina, Disciplina Medicina de familie.
Conference/Journal: Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi
Date published: 2005
Other: Volume ID: 109 , Issue ID: 3 , Pages: 478-82 , Word Count: 160


Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi. 2005 Jul-Sep;109(3):478-82.

[Complementary therapies in the treatment of bronchial asthma][Article in Romanian]

Filip-Ciubotaru F, Pandele GI, Foia L.

Universitatea de Medicina si Farmacie Gr.T. Popa Iasi, Facultatea de Medicina, Disciplina Medicina de familie.

The clinical and paraclinical benefits of drugs that are not included in the standard therapy strategies, to patients suffering from bronchial asthma, are illustrated in a particularly rich specialty literature. Magnesium, furosemide, heparins, antioxidative drugs, nitric oxide donor substances have real qualities, that make them useful in the management of patients suffering from asthma. The tremendous amount of studies that inspired this work suggests that, for the asthmatic patients, there are other alternative therapies, which can be administrated as adjuvant medication to the classical medication. At the same time, unconventional treatments are a solution worth considering for treatment-resisting cases, for cases in which side reactions develop to the standard therapy, and a source of inspiration for future research.

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