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Albuterol Breathing Treatment While Pregnant
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 called a "short-acting bronchodilator". The medicine comes in both a hand-held inhaler and as a liquid to be used with a nebulizer machine . It also comes in a liquid form to take by mouth, but this should not be used ...Read more
Albuterol: Albuterol is the preferred short acting rescue medication for asthma during pregnancy. This is primarily because there is less data on Maxair (pirbuterol) autohaler even though both are pregnancy category c. Maxair (pirbuterol) autohaler is being discontinued. To see why, go to my blog at: http://www.Familyallergyasthmacare.Com/2013/11/goodbye-maxair-autohaler/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably: There are varying ideas on this subject. Check with your ob/gyn to makea sure you do not have any other conditions which may be adversely affected by the albuterol. Often, the consequences of a serious asthma attack are more problematic than the albuterol itself. Either way, do nothing until you check with your physician. ...Read more
4monthcough keeps getting worse. Pain, shortness of breath On ventolin flovent zyrtec and singulair (montelukast) not helping lungs burn when breathing no smoking?
Can someone be hospitalized for bronchitis if prescription medication is not relieving chest tightness? Medications prescribed on 1/24/12: albuterol inhaler, cough sysrup with codeine, nebulizer treatment at urgent care facility on 1/24/12 only, predislon
See your personal MD: Medications prescribed are working against each other. Albuterol is a broncho dilator which helps you to cough up mucous.Codeine is a cough suppressant making it harder for you to cough up mucousrather than an urgent care center, it might be a better idea to make an appointment with your doctor to get you on proper medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anxiety vs asthma? Symtpoms, coughing, difficulty breathing, chest tightness, gasping for air. Have anxiety. On meds. Xanax (alprazolam) not working.Albuteral does.
Asthma or bronchitis? Symptoms are coughing with no mucus, difficulty breathing, chest tightness, gasping for air. Took albuteral and it works.
What can a person on beta blockers do for chest wheeze, cough, phlegm when albuterol breathing treatments are contraindicated? How to clear out lungs?
Alternative: I don't know the contraindication to albuterol but there is Levalbuterol as alternative. In addition, an inhaled steroid is usually indicated for chronic lung problems. Revisit your bblocker as there are also more selective ones that don't induce bronchospasm. Talk to your doctor about these. And definitely try to see if you can get cough meds. Cough can induce wheezing. Good luck. ...Read more
Asthma pregnancy: Absolutely yes. It's very important that asthma be treated adequately during pregnancy. If you don't get adequate oxygen in your lungs, the baby won't get adequate oxygen through the placenta. Talk to your OB doctor about the importance of treating asthma during pregnancy. They will reassure you to make sure you're taking your medications to prevent a severe asthma flare that may harm the baby. ...Read more
Can u take NyQuil while on Zpac antibiotics, prednisone, inhaler? Treating asthmatic cough that is constant, rash,& X-ray that is unclear if pneumonia
Yes: I see no problem with the combination. Whether Zpak is appropriate for your "infection" is another issue. ...Read more
How soon after taking a dose of prednisone can I take a breathing treatment ? Currently taking zpack,prednisone,pro air, breathing, Flonase,Zyrtec (cetirizine)
Can I administer Orapred (3 ml 2/day) along with breathing treatments (Budesonide or Albuterol)? Baby had croup but now cough sounds rattly.
I'm pregnant and have very serious asthma.I puff my proventil (albuterol) inhaler atleast 6-7 times a day.Can using my inhaler too much harm the baby or me?
Yes: You need to see your obstetrician right away or go to urgent care or emergency room. If you are using your inhaler that much, then you need a steroid to be added to your daily regimen so that you don't run the risk of a full blown asthma attack which can harm you or the baby. Definitely call doctor today or if you're having any shortness of breath, go to emergency room today. Best of luck. ...Read more
I have asthma. Take singulair, (montelukast) proventil, and advair. 5 weeks pregnant & advised not to take advair. How often can I use proventil without harming baby?
Asthma: If you are having to use albuterol numerous times a day for shortness of then you would benefit from the steroid Budesonide which has been found to be safe in pregnancy. The greater harm is to not use medication that will keep you from having worsening asthma symptoms while pregnant. Take care if yourself and your baby. Always ask your doctors if you are not sure if a medication is safe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i continue to use my ventolin inhaler, while I'm on peridosine and liquid albuterol in a nebulizer?
Chest tightness: Yes, immediately!Get a more detailed answer ›
I took 2 mucinex dm at 10 this morning is it safe to take a breathing treatment while taking mucinex, its albuterol ipatropium bromide mix?
Yes: There should be no interaction between the three medications. ...Read more
Having breathing problems/dizziness from i think asthma. Should i take nebulizer, rescue inhaler, advair or xanax (alprazolam). I don't like taking any of them...
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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