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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
Symptoms...: It can cause your heart to beat very rapidly possibly leading to an arrhythmia. It can also cause jitteriness, anxiety, sweating, etc. Overall, not a ... Read More

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience in Pharmacy
Why ?????: Using someone else s medications is not only dangerous but not too smart. Why would you think you should use it if you don't have asthma. If you are d ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Inhaler: Your maintenance inhaler will not give you an immediate effect while the albuterol one should. If no spray comes out of the device, make sure the hole ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Wachs
25 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Inhaled asthma Med: An asthma inhaler is a devise that delivers asthma medication through inhalation. They are sometimes called puffers or mdi's (metered dose inhalers) t ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Riordan
37 years experience in Rheumatology
Side effects: Without asthma a preventive inhaler that has steroids in it can give you thrush, a fungus that can invade the mouth and throat. A bronchodilator will ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Lotz
16 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
They may help...: Bronchitis is typically an acute inflammatory condition affecting the airway. This inflammation can lead to airway hyper-reactivity (increased coughin ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Phased out: Primatene (epinephrine) mist was phased out as of dec 31, 2011 primarily due to cfc's (chlorofluorocarbons) being banned and other better asthma medic ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience in Pulmonology
Depends: Asthma inhalers either cause bronchodilators (increasing the airway diameter) or decrease inflammation in the airway muscle (anti inflammatory effect) ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Need to see your doc: This is a question best answered by seeing a doctor in person. You need a full history and exam to determine if an asthma inhaler is an appropriate pa ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Germs: A dilute hydrogen peroxide solution can be used to wipe off your inhaler. Use personal protective equipment as appropriate, careful hand washing, anti ... Read More
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