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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Bradin
27 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Bronchodilators : Start with bronchodilator like albuterol 4 puffs w/ spacer or a nebulized treatment and early use of steroid. Severe asthma- consider mag sulfate, sq ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Acetaminophen: OTC is fine, doesn't interact with the medicines you are on, however be cautious with multiple medications. You already are on risperidone which inter ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Not a simple answer: dosing of elixophyllin (theophylline) is determined by your age, weight, severity of condition and other factors. To answer this question, these facto ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Mehra
43 years experience Pulmonology
Serious complication: Cyanosis in an asthmatic is an ominous sign, life threatening.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Many types...: Bronchodilators such as albuterol (Ventolin) or levalbuterol (Xopenex) enlarge the diameter of the airways to help air flow and mucus come out of the ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Yes: Asthma is staged clinically on the number of need for use of rescue inhalers, night time awakenings, and exacerbations while on baseline medicine (inh ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes you can get sick: Overdose on the inhalers can be dangerous.If you overdose on long acting bronchdilaters that can make you sick and can even be fatal as has been the c ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Asthma triggers: Some with asthma will need to use medications for life, but the regimen can be minimized by controlling asthma triggers. Common triggers include, all ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Erection problem: I see asmanex as your asthma medication and methylprednisone. Methylprednisone is usually temporary and if that's the reason for erection dysfunction, ... Read More
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Yes : People can outgrow of asthma and might not need their inhalers .
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