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Ventolin inhaler

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
Pediatric Pulmonology 18 years experience
Yes: They are both albuterol and both have a dose counter. Ventolin sprays out harder and colder, while pro-air is softer and warmer. This may make it seem... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Supposed to.: They are the same drug, different brands. Supposed to work the same, if they don't talk with your doctor.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ohnmacht
Pediatrics 35 years experience
No: Ventolin has no effect on growth (you may be thinking of inhaled steroids which could theoretically have an effect on growth).
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
Family Medicine 17 years experience
No.: Antihistamines and steroids reduce mucus production. Ventolin is a bronchial airway dilator.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
Pediatric Pulmonology 18 years experience
Not much: They are both Albuterol Sulfate which is a rescue inhaler for asthma that causes tight airways to open up quickly. The major difference is that ventol... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Different: Ventolin is consideres as a rescue inhaler for emergency situation in case you have an attack of asthma with shortness of breath.But advair has both ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lanier
Pharmacology 10 years experience
No: Ventolin does not contain steroids. Its active ingredient is albuterol which is a stimulant (beta 2 agonist).
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
No: It does open the airway though so if you have se in your lungs you can cough it up though!
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Serota
Dermatology 14 years experience
No concerns: You probably wouldn't get any benefit from it (it works by opening up closed down airways in asthmatics so if your airways aren't constricted it would... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Yes: Yes, you may safely use them together. If you have not yet found out why you have on swallowing, please see an ENT if it is in the back of the throat ... Read More

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