Short-Acting Beta-Agonists

Short-Acting Beta-Agonists (SABAs) provide quick relief of asthma symptoms. They can also be prescribed to be taken before exercising in order to prevent exercise-induced bronchoconstriction. SABAs should not be used more than twice a week for shortness of breath. Taking them more often is a sign of poorly controlled asthma. This means you should visit your allergist / immunologist to have your prescription adjusted.

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