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Table 3 Spirometry findings, medication classified by ATC (www.whocc.no/atc_ddd_index/) and reported respiratory symptoms in 130 competitive swimmers that qualified for National Swimming Championships. The population was grouped according to physician-diagnosed asthma and allergy, physician-diagnosed asthma without allergy, physician-diagnosed allergy and no asthma and no allergy

From: Asthma, allergies and respiratory symptoms in different activity groups of swimmers exercising in swimming halls

Swimmers with physician diagnosed Spirometry finding:
Normal Obstruction §
Medication ATC classification
(number of swimmers received prescription)
Respiratory symptoms
Asthma and allergy N = 17
§
10 7 Respiratory system nasal preparations
R01AD11 (1)
R01BA52 (1)
* Respiratory system drugs for obstructive airway diseases, adrenergics, inhalants
R03AC02 (7) *
R03AK06 (4) *
R03AC03 (2) *
R03AC13 (1) *
R03AK07 (2) *
R03BA02 (4) *
R03BA05 (1) *
R03BA05 (1) *
 × Respiratory system antihistamines for systemic use, aminoalkyl ethers
R06AE07 (1) × 
R06AE09 (1) × 
R06AX22 (2) × 
Sensory organs ophthalmological drugs decongestants and antiallergics
S01GX01 (1)
12 out of 17
Asthma 6 3 * Respiratory system drugs for obstructive airway diseases, adrenergics, inhalants
R03AC02 (4) *
R03AC13 (1) *
R03AK06 (2) *
R03AK07 (3) *
R03BA02 (1) *
R03BA05 (1) *
R03BA05 (1) *
R03DC03 (1) *
Sensory organs ophthalmological drugs decongestants and antiallergics
S01GX01 (1)
7 out of 9
Allergy N = 31 31 0  × Respiratory system antihistamines for systemic use, aminoalkyl ethers
R06AE09 (1) × 
R06AE07 (1) × 
Sensory organs ophthalmological drugs decongestants and antiallergics
S01GX08 (1)
18 out of 31
No asthma and no allergy N = 73 73 0 9 out of 73
  1. §Five swimmers with asthma and airway obstruction did not report medication usage