Asthma Medications Make an Appointment Ask a Question Search Conditions Never before have we had so many good, safe oral and inhaled drugs for the treatment of asthma as we do today. It is important that the drug regimen be carefully tailored to the needs of the individual. This can be achieved by working with your physician to determine the optimum medical regimen designed to achieve control over your athma. Learn about different treatment and medication options for asthma below. Quick-Relief Medications Quick-relief medications are used to treat lung disease symptoms or an acute episode (such as an asthma attack). Long-Term Control Medications Long-term control medications are used daily to maintain control of asthma symptoms. Devices for Inhaled Medications There are a number of devices that help deliver inhaled lung medications directly to the airways: metered-dose inhalers, dry powder inhalers and nebulizers. Interactions and Complications Learn about possible effects of asthma medications. Alternative Therapies Along with medications, additional therapies may assist in managing asthma on a daily basis. Managing Medications Managing your medications is also an important task. Read tips that will help you manage your medication supply. Asthma Medications During Pregnancy Learn about medicine safety categories and how to make decisions about medication during pregnancy.