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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Brown
Specializes in Pulmonology
Albuterol: Albuterol is a great medicine for those with symptoms of asthma. That being said, there are side effects associated with it. The common side effects a ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Depietro
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: Patients who use albuterol too much may have side effects like fast heart beat and palpitations. More importantly albuterol does not treat the real pr ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Varady
Specializes in Family Medicine
Fairly quickly: It tapers down out of your system fairly quickly. Probably not much in the system after 6 hours
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Doctor's Orders: Please do not rely upon our advice here about this. This baby's physician would have a prescription and dosing schedule that you should follow. Pleas ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Albuterol: In case of exacerbation you can take albuterol 2 puffs every 4-6 hours as needed. But if for maintenance you use it more than 2 puffs twice a week, yo ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No permanent harm: Although regular use of solely a rescue beta inhaler may worsen asthma this apparently has not been the case for you. The guideline recommends that ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Typically, yes.: Based on thousands if not millions of patients who have used albuterol, it should be considered a reasonable and safe medication for use. Any medicati ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: It is a bronchodilator and not a corticosteroid.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Virtual consult...: You would need a virtual consult in order for a doctor from your state to prescribe albuterol. Otherwise, you would need to get a refill from your own ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Bronchodilator: Albuterol is a bronchodilator, a medication that opens your airways to allow better airflow, and is not for used mainly for treating colds, .
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
18 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Yes, but...: You can put both together in the nebulizer; however, i prefer to separate them for this reason...Albuterol works fast to open up closed airways giving ... Read More
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