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How many years will albuterol remain effective in an inhaler

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
May be: it isn't the issue of being expired, rather if there is still an active ingredient (the main medicine) in the inhaler? or it just sprays other inactiv... Read More

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Albuterol strength: The strength for a 5 year old is.75 mg prt.l
Dr. Rashed Hasan
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Albuterol: The dose of albuterol through a nebulizer has a wide range: 0.15 mg to 0.45 mg/kg body weight. A 5 year old has an average weight of 20 kg and so the ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
If he is otherwise we'll and in no distress, he may resume his normal activities. Use swimmer's ear drops prior to swimming, to prevent infection. If ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Pulmonary Critical Care 36 years experience
COPD?: She may have copd. Cxr and pfts are very useful. Most patients need anti inflammatory medications such as inhaled steroids. Spiriva is often quite use... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jin Packard
Dr. Jin Packardanswered
Emergency Medicine 7 years experience
No, because:: It is important that you have constant access to asthma medication for your child, especially in preparation for when a child travels or misplaces an ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Eye tic: Yes , this could be a side effect of the medication. You need to call your doctor to report the eye tic and get advice on how to proceed.
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Better not: if you are giving her the right dose with the right technique, using a spacer. repeating the inhaler dose every 20-30 minutes if needed, till symptoms... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
He may have an asthma equivalent condition manifested by recurrent dry,hacking cough without the wheezing component. If so those inhalers are appropri... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Shulman
Pulmonology 21 years experience
Some: Albuterol is the generic name for both the nebulizer solution (albuterol) and a variety of different inhalers - proventil, proair, Maxair (not sure th... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Yes: Ventolin, proventil, and proair are all brand name rescue inhalers that contain albuterol. They are generally used every 4 hours for wheezing or shor... Read More

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