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
Ventolin
Salbutamol Allen & Hanburys Inhaler 100mcg 1
£7.75
Clenil
Beclometasone Chiesi Inhaler(s) 100mcg 1
£15.59
Flixotide
Fluticasone Allen & Hanburys Inhaler 50mcg (Evohaler) 1
£16.98
Pulmicort
Budesonide Astrazeneca Inhaler 100mcg (Turbohaler) 1
£23.99
Qvar
Beclometasone Teva Inhaler 50mcg (Autohaler) 1
£19.99
Seretide
Fluticasone, Salmeterol GSK Inhaler 50mcg (Evohaler) 1
£34.99
Symbicort
Budesonide, Formoterol Astrazeneca Inhaler 100/6mcg (Turbohaler) 1
£39.99

SYMPTOMS

  • 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

CAUSES

  • 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

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