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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Tidman
Family Medicine 38 years experience
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

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
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
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
Pediatric Pulmonology 22 years experience
Bronchodilator: It is albuterol in an inhaler form, a bronchodilator - used as a rescue medicine in obstructive lung diseases, like asthma and copd.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Gerstman
Psychiatry 31 years experience
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
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. C. michael Bowman
Pediatrics 46 years experience
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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
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
Pulmonology 16 years experience
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
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Aranda
Pulmonology 35 years experience
Yes & no: Looking for bronchodilation... Then long standing is not the answer. Get an inhaled steroid to decreased the inflammation then the bronchospasm will b... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lokesh Guglani
Pediatric Pulmonology 21 years experience
Depends on usage: Ventolin comes with a dose counter & in 200 or 60 puff sizes. Counter reads 204 or 64 when you open it first, as the extra 4 puffs are for priming the... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes, an overdose of: Ventolin can be lethal. Are you having thoughts of overdosing on ventolin? I you are please get help now. Have a friend or relative drive you to the ... Read More

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