Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition that affects both adults and children. It can be triggered by certain factors like the weather or exercise and causes shortness of breath, wheezing and tiredness. This condition can be treated with preventive or relief medication, depending on its symptoms, frequency and severity.

The cheapest Asthma treatment price is £7.75 and the most expensive is £158, find the lowest treatment prices in the table below.

Top treatments for Asthma

Medication Ingredient Manufacturer Form Dosage Quantity Price from
Salbutamol Allen & Hanburys Inhaler 100mcg 1
Beclometasone Chiesi Inhaler(s) 100mcg 1
Fluticasone Allen & Hanburys Inhaler 50mcg (Evohaler) 1
Budesonide Astrazeneca Inhaler 100mcg (Turbohaler) 1
Beclometasone Teva Inhaler(s) 50mcg (Autohaler) 1
Fluticasone, Salmeterol GSK Inhaler 50mcg (Evohaler) 1
Budesonide, Formoterol Astrazeneca Inhaler(s) 100/6mcg (Turbohaler) 1


  • A whistling or wheezing sound when exhaling (wheezing is a common sign of asthma in children)
  • Chest tightness or pain
  • Coughing or wheezing attacks that are worsened by a respiratory virus, such as a cold or the flu
  • Shortness of breath
  • Trouble sleeping caused by shortness of breath, coughing or wheezing


  • Air pollutants and irritants, such as smoke
  • Airborne substances, such as pollen, dust mites, mold spores, pet dander or particles of cockroach waste
  • Certain medications, including beta blockers, aspirin, ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin IB, others) and naproxen (Aleve)
  • Cold air
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition in which stomach acids back up into your throat
  • Physical activity (exercise-induced asthma)
  • Respiratory infections, such as the common cold
  • Strong emotions and stress
  • Sulfites and preservatives added to some types of foods and beverages, including shrimp, dried fruit, processed potatoes, beer and wine

This page was medically reviewed by Dr Petar Lishkov, on September 19, 2022