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Albuterol

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Typically, yes.: Based on thousands if not millions of patients who have used albuterol, it should be considered a reasonable and safe medication for use. Any medicati ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Define "work": You get more from this site when you actually provide background information on your issue before you ask a related question.Albuterol is a chemical c ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: It is a bronchodilator and not a corticosteroid.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Virtual consult...: You would need a virtual consult in order for a doctor from your state to prescribe albuterol. Otherwise, you would need to get a refill from your own ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Bronchodilator: Albuterol is a bronchodilator, a medication that opens your airways to allow better airflow, and is not for used mainly for treating colds, .
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
18 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Yes, but...: You can put both together in the nebulizer; however, i prefer to separate them for this reason...Albuterol works fast to open up closed airways giving ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
Caution: Probably no increased danger, but expired medication often lose potency and do not work.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
No where: No one should be using expired medications, so you can dispose of it properly when expired.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Albuterol overdose: Albuterol overdose can cause high or low bp, chest pain, irregular heart beat, shakiness and tremors most serious overdose can cause cardiac arrest a ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Kohn
Dr. Gary Kohn answered
27 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Bronchodilator: Albuterol is a beta 2 agonist that stimulates the muscles in the airways to open up if they are in spasm. Typically the medicine is inhaled via a met ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
27 years experience Pulmonology
Various: Proventil, proair, and ventolin are all short acting drugs called albuterol (each made by different companies). All three can cause fast heart rate, t ... Read More
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