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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. C. michael Bowman
46 years experience Pediatrics
Albuterol: Ventolin is the trade name for the chemical / drug albuterol. This drug is a medicine to be inhaled to open the airways and it acts quickly, so it is ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Williams
18 years experience Pharmacy
Beta agonist: Ventolin (albuterol) is an inhaled drug used to treat asthma and copd. It works directly on thelungd by dilating the bronchioles and thus allows the p ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
See an allergist: Shortness of breath despite multiple asthma medications means one of three things : 1) you're being over treated (using long -acting bronchodilators w ... Read More
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A 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: It should be safe, but after starting the medication I would suggest keeping a log of your BP measurements. If you have any pulmonary edema, this can ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Albuterol: Yes albuterol can increase lethargy and drosiness over time
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Tidman
38 years experience Family Medicine
Emergency: If your inhaler is "not working" you may need emergent care. If anxious get to an er. If this is a general observation, your doc can test you with pft ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes, but it would: be sensible to make an appointment with your health care provider and see if additional long term management/therapy could reduce your need for acute ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
22 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Bronchodilator: It is albuterol in an inhaler form, a bronchodilator - used as a rescue medicine in obstructive lung diseases, like asthma and copd.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Gerstman
31 years experience Psychiatry
Perhaps: One can have a withdrawal reaction from no longer taking any medication one used to take. This is the reason why when stopping an inhaler one might wa ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Ventolin nebule: "As packaged for sale, 3 years. After opening outer foil packaging, 3 months. Once Nebule is opened, use immediately" (http://www.medicines.ie/medicin ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sanders
16 years experience Pulmonology
Yes: Ventolin (albuterol) is fine to use everyday. What are you using it for? If it's for asthma and you are using that everyday, you may need to either c ... Read More
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