AsthmaInfo Center

At the Medicap Pharmacy® stores, we are dedicated to providing products and services to care for your family’s wellness. One of those services is health news you can trust. Use the filters to focus on the information that is important to you, then bookmark this page to make it a regular stop anytime you’re online.


Know Your Asthma Triggers
Knowing your asthma triggers is the first step in avoiding them.
Understanding Cold-Induced Asthma
When the weather gets cold, a lot of people who have asthma notice that their symptoms get worse. Why does this happen, and how can you avoid it?
It's Official: Asthma Rx Gets Strongest Warning
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the strongest possible warning for a common asthma medication.
Generic Proventil HFA Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first generic version of a common asthma inhaler.
Common Asthma Rx Gets Stronger Warning
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requiring a stronger warning for a common asthma medication.
Generic ProAir HFA Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first generic version of a common asthma inhaler.
Asthma Rx Approved for Home Use
An asthma medication that once could only be given at a doctor's office can now be given at home.
Is Asthma Holding You Back?
In the United States, an estimated 15.4 million people are treated for asthma each year. This places an enormous burden on both individual patients and the US economy.
First Generic Advair Diskus Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first generic Advair Diskus to treat asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
OTC Asthma Inhaler Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the only asthma inhaler available over the counter (OTC) in the United States.