Chapter 121. Management of Exercise-Induced Bronchoconstriction

  1. William W. Busse MD1 and
  2. Stephen T. Holgate BSc, MD, FRCP2
  1. Mark D. Inman and
  2. Paul M. O'Byrne

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694923.ch51

Asthma and Rhinitis, Second Edition

Asthma and Rhinitis, Second Edition

How to Cite

Inman, M. D. and O'Byrne, P. M. (2000) Management of Exercise-Induced Bronchoconstriction, in Asthma and Rhinitis, Second Edition (eds W. W. Busse and S. T. Holgate), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694923.ch51

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Medicine Head, Clinical Immunology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School, Department of Medicine, Madison Wisconsin, USA

  2. 2

    Clinical Professor of Immuno-Pharmacology, Medical Specialties, Southampton General Hospital, Youthampton, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632041756

Online ISBN: 9780470694923



  • bronchoconstriction;
  • exercise-induced bronchoconstriction;
  • asthma;
  • anticholinergics;
  • antileukotriene agents


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Treatment Options

  • Corticosteroids

  • Inhaled β2,-Agonists

  • Cromones—Cromolyn Sodium and Nedocromil Sodium

  • Antileukotriene Agents

  • Anticholinergics

  • Anti Histamines

  • Theophylline

  • Prostaglandin E2

  • Non-Pharmacological Attenuation of Exerciseinduced

  • Summary

  • References