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xopenex in pregnancy

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Not much: Unlikely to cause much issue other than maybe a slight increase in heart rate. Call poison control.

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
YES: Yes, you can.It can increase heartrate and blood pressure among other things, which may cause serious complications. Follow the doctors instructions r ... Read More
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A 35-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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahmoud Shoib
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Different: They are completely different medications, Dulera (formoterol and mometasone) is a combination inhaler containing both an inhaled steroid and long ac ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience Pharmacy
Levalbuterol : Like albuterol it is an inhaled short acting bronchodilator. Its presumed to be more effective than albuterol dsue to it being the "active" levorotar ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Agarwal
25 years experience Pulmonology
Link: Please see the link below and read at your leisure. Let me know if you have any specific question. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Quick airway opener: Xopenex (levalbuterol) is the brand name for an albuterol. Inhaling albuterol works quickly to open congested, partially closed airways in your chest ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Drug interactions.: No drug interactions were noted on Drugs.Com drug interaction checker – but that is not a guarantee that an interaction could not occur. (http://ww ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jen Jen Chen
12 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Yes: Yes it can. Both are bronchodilators, meaning they open up your airways so are often used for asthma or COPD. They work in different pathways though ... Read More
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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