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What are side effects of xopenex (levalbuterol) inhalers for asthma?

What are side effects of  xopenex (levalbuterol) inhalers for asthma?

Temporary jitterines: For the most part, you may experience temporary jitteriness that usually lasts for 15-20 minutes after taking it. This is because the medication causes an increase in heart rate. You may want to consult your physician prior to taking this if you have any heart problems. This is the most common side effect. ...Read more

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Asthma (Definition)

Asthma is a disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, dry cough, etc. MIT is a diagnosis made by combining clinical ...Read more


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My Dr prescribe perforomist nebulizer for worsening asthma. steroid inhaler affects vocal cords. Worried about side effects. Once start can't stop?

My Dr prescribe perforomist nebulizer for worsening asthma. steroid inhaler affects vocal cords. Worried about side effects. Once start can't stop?

See an asthma: Specialist and an ENT specialist, your doctor is trying to help control your asthma, given that you are reporting vocal cords problems with ICS. Preforomist isn't recommended for long term asthma control ...Read more

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Can you suggest a bronchodilator which doesn't cause tremors n has least side effects n is effective against asthma..N shld b an inhalor as it's easy?

Can you suggest a bronchodilator which doesn't cause tremors n has least side effects n is effective against asthma..N shld b an inhalor as it's easy?

Levalbuterol: Albuterol makes lots of people jittery, xopenex (levalbuterol) or Levalbuterol generally does not. It is left handed albuterol. Some insurance companies will need this prior approved. This is a rescue inhaler, in place of albuterol, not an inhaled corticosteroid. The corticosteroids shouldn't make you jittery either, but they are for maintenance of symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of advair asthma medicine?

What are the side effects of advair asthma medicine?

ADVAIR DISKUS: Combination of inhaled corticosteroid and salmeterol, along acting beta2-agonist are used in asthma and copd.Possible se may increase death from asthma patients. COPD has increase risk of pneumonia. Other se are allergic reactions, increase bp, tremor, glaucoma and cataracts, slow grouth in children. ...Read more

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Can asthma meds taken for a long time have side effects?

Can asthma meds taken for a long time have side effects?

Side effects: Yes. Long acting bronchodilators should not be taken alone as they can be dangerous. Inhaled steroids can cause yeast infections and hoarsness. Bronchodilators sometimes cause shakiness and extra heart beats. There are other possible side effects as well but in general aerobid and symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) as examples are well tolerated over a long time and preferable to the alternative, which is having asthma a. ...Read more

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Does anybody know good preventive medications for asthma that don't have a lot of side effects?

Does anybody know good preventive medications for asthma that don't have a lot of side effects?

Low dose inh steroid: Low dose inhaled corticosteroids are very safe; if you brush your teeth afterwards there may be no side effects. ...Read more

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What asthma medicine is without side effects?

What asthma medicine is without side effects?

None: The side effects of asthma meds depend on their types. Albuterol can increase heart rate, cause shakiness; singulair (montelukast) may be related to mood changes; and inhaled steroid can potentially have small increase chances of diabetes, osteoporosis, cataracts. Overall, asthma medicines are very safe to take. But asthma itself can be dangerous. It is always a balance of benifit and risk. ...Read more

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What asthma medicine can I take without side effects?

What asthma medicine can I take without side effects?

Side effects...: Unfortunately, all medications have side effects, including asthma meds. See your doctor for the specific side effects of the meds prescribed to you. ...Read more

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What asthma medicine can I take without negative side effects?

See below: This depends on how you define "bad side effects". All medicines have side effect, some worse than others and depending on the individual. Thus, a testing period is usually done to see how one reacts to the medicines. See you doctor for more info. ...Read more

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What are the common side effects of singular and how does it help asthma. Do you have to take 10 mg or 5... does it matter. Im a lightwieght?

What are the common side effects of singular and how does it help asthma. Do you have to take 10 mg or 5... does it matter. Im a lightwieght?

Singulair (montelukast): Although I've never encountered anyone who has had trouble with side effects from Singulair; the package insert will give you the full listing. The adult dose is 10mg. That's what you need to have it work, as prescribed. ...Read more

Dr. Shah Chowdhury
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Inhaler (Definition)

It is a type of medication delivery system used to inhale aerosolized medications. The most well know of this is ...Read more