Bronchitis: Symptoms and Treatment
Bronchitis is the inflammation of the lining of bronchial tubes in the lungs. Bronchitis is of two types Acute and chronic bronchitis. Acute bronchitis is very common whenever chronic bronchitis, is a serious condition of constant irritation or inflammation of the lining of the bronchial tubes in the lungs. Signs and symptoms of Acute and chronic bronchitis are Chest discomfort, Cough, Fatigue, Production of mucus, Shortness of breath, And Slight fever and chills.
Bronchodilators – Beta-2 agonists, such as salbutamol, vilanterol, and salmeterol, formoterol
anticholinergics, such as and tiotropium, and ipratropium
xanthine derivatives such as theophylline
An anti-inflammatory such as NSAID like ibuprofen, or acetaminophen.
Cough suppressants (antitussives) such as dextromethorphan.
Mucoactive agents (expectorants) such as guaifenesin
Antihistamines such as cetirizine and loratadine
Antibiotics such as Doxycycline, amoxicillin, and azithromycin
Corticosteroids such as prednisolone