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Dyspnea (Shortness of Breath) Summary

Description: Difficult or labored breathing.

Also Known As: Shortness of Breath; Breath Shortness; Breath Shortnesses; Dyspneas

Networked: 6394 relevant articles (606 outcomes, 461 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Dyspnea

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Oxygen : 64 outcomes 40 studies in 633 results : IBA
  2. Brain Natriuretic Peptide (Natrecor) : 25 outcomes 54 studies in 226 results : FDA 1
  3. tiotropium (Spiriva) : 22 outcomes 9 studies in 56 results : FDA 1
  4. Opioid Analgesics (Opioids) : 14 outcomes 13 studies in 98 results : IBA
  5. Albuterol (Salbutamol) : 12 outcomes 7 studies in 55 results : FDA 92 Generic
  6. sildenafil (Viagra) : 12 outcomes 2 studies in 25 results : FDA 5
  7. Morphine (MS Contin) : 11 outcomes 13 studies in 71 results : FDA 37 Generic
  8. Bronchodilator Agents (Bronchodilators) : 9 outcomes 3 studies in 73 results : IBA
  9. pro-brain natriuretic peptide (1-76) : 8 outcomes 25 studies in 111 results : IBA
  10. Carbon Monoxide : 7 outcomes 19 studies in 159 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Dyspnea

  1. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  2. Fatigue
  3. Cough
  4. Heart Failure
  5. Neoplasms (Cancer)
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Key Therapies for Dyspnea

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  1. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 20 outcomes 3 studies in 85 results
  2. Activities of Daily Living (ADL) : 19 outcomes 19 studies in 133 results
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 18 outcomes 8 studies in 183 results
  4. Stents : 16 outcomes 5 studies in 79 results
  5. Pneumonectomy (Lung Volume Reduction) : 15 outcomes 8 studies in 112 results
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