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what other inhalers are used for emyphysema

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
42 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
A variety: There are short acting bronchodilators like albuterol and ipatroprium. There are long acting bronchodilators like salmeterol, formoterol, indacaterol, ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
There : There are many new types of inhalers available, you are right, and it is confusing. You should have your medications re-evaluated by your doctor or p ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
Unlikely: In longterm studies patients do not typically become immune to their inhalers. In a certain class of drugs called beta agonists (albuterol, salmetero ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: although you may have more trouble with cough after using the inhaler. It is NOT nicotine that causes damage to the lungs, it is the other substances ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Emphysema: Is rather a syndrome, management is long term and multifaceted, drug therapy is only one aspect, environmental control and habit control like stopping ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
I think this would: Be best answered by your pulmonogist but what you have is not reversible so prognosis is not great...Sorry.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
There is some: effect but nothing compared to cigarrettes
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Asthma recurrent : Recurrent reactivity of the airway is most often related to Asthma. A virtual consult is available and your lung function testing may be uploaded for ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Similar medications.: These three medications are all similar, combination-type agents for long-term daily control of emphysema/COPD or asthma. They should not be used con ... Read More

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