Bronchodilators for Cystic Fibrosis
How It Works
Reference Bronchodilators Opens New Window relax the muscles in the airways of the lungs. This enlarges (dilates) the airways and makes it easier for you to breathe. Bronchodilators may also help you cough up Reference mucus Opens New Window. When they are used to treat Reference cystic fibrosis Opens New Window, bronchodilators are usually given through a Reference nebulizer Opens New Window or with an Reference inhaler Opens New Window. They are rarely taken as a pill or given as an injection.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: May 14, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Susanna McColley, MD - Pediatric Pulmonology