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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Brown
Specializes in Pulmonology
Assist breathing: Bronchitis could cause a tight sensation in the chest. Prednisone is a steroid that works to open up the bronchioles. Prednsione can sometimes help to ... Read More
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A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See allergist: Prednisone is not usually used fir treating allergic problem except in emergency situation such as asthma attack. I suspect that your problem is asth ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Greenly
36 years experience Family Medicine
Irritated airways: Prednisone can be used for a variety of medical conditions, but is frequently used to treat the diagnosis of bronchitis because it will lessen the in ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Jakubowicz
21 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Steroid: The reason for the caution is both products contain steroids. The nasal steroids don't likely get absorbed the systemic circulation meaning the whole ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Often used: Drug drug interactions not a problem.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mel Goldberg
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The Prednisone and ventolin are for wheezing. The causes for the bronchitis include viruses and bacteria. Azithromycin is a very good antibiotic for ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not particularly: I never had occasion to use in over more than 3 decades in primary care. That said, I do not have your history or exam findings and am not informed of ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Itchy: Pruritis. Could be internal: labs and blood count may help. thyroid possible too. Take a diary perhaps somehng in your enviroent making you itch
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Miller
18 years experience Anesthesiology
Its for your PAIN: Tylenol (acetaminophen) #4 is an Opiate Analgesic like Vicodin Used for PAIN . it contains 60mg of codeine and 300mg of Tylenol (acetaminophen). Codei ... Read More
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A 81-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Rothfeld
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Although bronchitis is generally caused by a virus and therefore not helped by antibiotics, you should be fine. The reason antibiotics are sometimes p ... Read More
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