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Asthalin syrup not effective for cough

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
asthma cough: Salbutamol is also known as albuterol and it is a short acting bronchodilator approved for treating asthma attacks. Frequently, cough is a common sym... Read More

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Godfrey
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Response: Sick babies should always be evaluated in person. I would recommend taking baby back to the doctor if he seems worse.
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
Probably medication: Salbutamol and theophylline are both asthma medications, and often help with cough, but irritability is a common side effect. It could mean that the ... Read More
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Chest image: The lack of response to medications concerning. Please see acute care today. Cool air mist, nasal saline and keep upright bat a 30 degree angle. Flu,... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 50 years experience
I think you nailed: the problem...using her inhaler only "sometimes". Asthma is a chronic condition with acute exacerbations. There are medications for maintenance of cle... Read More
Dr. Melissa Gowans
Pediatrics 21 years experience
OneMonthofCough=TTYD: Does she have seasonal allergies? Chronic cough that tends to be worse upon rising often is a result of post-nasal drip - that can occur due to allerg... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
?: Productive cough, 26 weeks pregnant, you are asking about salbutamol nebs and cetirizine, salbutamol is category C and cetirizine is category B with p... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Mgt: For an infant nasal saline to keep the passages clear is important. If there is a history of asthma, please use the salbutamol. If you are treating b... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
Ophthalmology 31 years experience
You may need: Other meds to help. Discuss with your doctor.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Asthalin inhaler: Yes asthalin can be used safely for a one year old.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
Effects of albuterol: The actions of albuterol include bronchodilation as many are aware, but also mucolytic (breaks up mucus).
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Talk to pediatrician: Never administer any drug to a child without the expressed and learned opinion of your pediatrician. We don't know if the old bottle of cough medicine... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
Not asthma?: Salbutamol is a quick relief inhaler used for the treatment of asthma. If cough does not respond to salbutamol (assuming proper inhaler technique and... Read More

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