A 45-year-old member asked:
what will happen if you don't use asthma inhaler regularly ?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatric Pulmonology 19 years experience
Hospoitalization: Majority of asthmatics who end up in ICU hasn't used their ICS properly.
4.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 35-year-old member asked:
How does an asthma inhaler help a person with asthma breathe?
3 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Pulmonology 27 years experience
Depends: Asthma inhalers either cause bronchodilators (increasing the airway diameter) or decrease inflammation in the airway muscle (anti inflammatory effect). Broadly the two types are known as bronchodilators or inhaled corticosteroids.
6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 41-year-old member asked:
What is the effect of using an asthma inhaler long-term?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 26 years experience
5.8k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 33-year-old member asked:
Is the primatene mist asthma inhaler banned?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 25 years experience
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 medicines.
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 28-year-old male asked:
What is the definition or description of: asthma inhaler?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 26 years experience
Inhaled asthma Med: An asthma inhaler is a devise that delivers asthma medication through inhalation. They are sometimes called puffers or mdi's (metered dose inhalers) they can deliver rescue medications such as albuterol, or controller medications such as inhaled steroids.
5.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 36-year-old member asked:
Can there be a way to get an asthma inhaler without a prescription?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Inhaler: Never. Since inhalers are rx only, you need a rx.
5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 29, 2016
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