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Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
Sorry: This area of the website does not have prescription availability. I would recommend you speak to your own doctor or an Urgentcare center. If you have ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
17 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience Family Medicine
Supposed to.: They are the same drug, different brands. Supposed to work the same, if they don't talk with your doctor.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
In what way?: What hleps you is better.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Javier Chinen
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Bronchodilator: Xopenex/levalbuterol is useful as bronchodilator. It opens lower airways in asthma and asthma-related conditions.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
Budesonide: It is Budesonide used in an "inhaler" form. It is a form of steroid used for respiratory problems that cause bronchospasm along with other meds. It is ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Inhaled steroid: Usually 2 times daily 1-4 puffs. When using steroid, remember to rinse your mouth after use.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Shulan
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
The combination help: Pulmicort is an inhaled steroid that reduces inflammation in the lung. Serevent (salmeterol) is a long acting bronchodilator that when used with an in ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
Unknown: Longer term studies show that both drugs are quick acting and relieve acute dyspnea/shortness of breath. It appears unlikely that either drug affects ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
No.: Xopenx is a single medicine known as a short-acting-beta agonist (saba). There is no steroid. Its base medicine is albuterol. Most drugs have two f ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Michaelson
28 years experience Pulmonology
Rescue : Rescue inhalers include the following brands: xopenex, (levalbuterol) proventil, ventolin, proair dulera is a maintenance inhaler.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
Few: Mostly very well tolerated. May cause oral thrush and sometimes worsening of respiratory sympt such as runny nose, cough and sometimes abdominal pain. ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Overholt
25 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Can be: Though typically it is dosed twice a day.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerry Tolbert
12 years experience Family Medicine
Up in the Air: There are not sufficient data one way or the other to say specifically that advair won't harm your baby. As a general rule, inhaled medications are so ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
17 years experience Emergency Medicine
Asthma: It is commonly used for asthma and COPD exacerbations as a rapid bronchodilator.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience 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 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
The one....: That both you and your doctor agree works better for you!
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Either one: When the inhaler is used properly with good technique, it can provide as much bronchodilation as a nebulizer dose. For those patients with poor coor ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sig: It means take 1 puff every 4 to 6 hours as needed for wheezing, (but it should be 1 to 2 puffs), .
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: This is a combination "controller" medication for preventing asthma attacks and for improving overall respiration between attacks. It is for moderate ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lanier
9 years experience Pharmacology
No: Ventolin does not contain steroids. Its active ingredient is albuterol which is a stimulant (beta 2 agonist).
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahmoud Moammar
Specializes in Pulmonology
Yes..: Yes that should be ok.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
Various : Flovent- changes in your voice and yeast infections of the mouth called thrush. Ventolin is albuterol and causes fast heart rate and tremor.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Elton
33 years experience Pulmonology
Combivent (albuterol and ipratropium): this is a drug that combines albuterol with ipratripium bromide - two classes of short acting bronchodilators.

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