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Saline nebulizer treatments

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
Mgt: This can occur with the bronchodilator treatments, as secretions are swallowed. If there is. any worsening of cough, I would suggest a virtual appoint... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Byars
Family Medicine 45 years experience
No: Although i'm not a pulmonary md, i suspect the concentration of tobramycin in the ampules is determined with the belief that that is the ideal concent... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Saline: You can add some normal saline infant nose drops with a bulb syringe to clear her nostrils. I am glad to hear the cough and lower respiratory issues a... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Lentnek
Dr. Arnold Lentnekanswered
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Depends : Depends on what’s in the nebulizer. If just saline (salt water), probably not. If albuterol, also not really unless you are wheezing. If you are su... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Maybe/not. You don't mention why you do a nebulizer treatment, but Nyquil and similar products contain a sedating anti-histamine as its main active in... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Doctor can evaluate: One's doctor can confirm whether or not it is croup. Treatments croup are moist air, corticosteroids, and nebulized epinephrine, but Duolin (ipratropi... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Maybe: First you have to figure out why and where he is coughing from. Is he suffering from a pneumonia, or a bronchiolitis, or asthma, or a post-nasal drip ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Yes..ok to use: Basically the same as using saline drops into the nose, only it is in vapor form. You can also just put some clean tap water..An alternative is get an... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Stimulants: Yes. Of course. The medicine in a nebulizer treatment can act like a stimulant.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Occassionally: Although the two medications should t interact with one another, it is generally recommended that asthmatics avoid cough suppressants unless absolutel... Read More
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