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My boyfriend took Benzedrex this morning and still 12 hours later he is getting sick..nausea, vomiting, sweating, headache, etc.. Can you recommend an?

My boyfriend took Benzedrex this morning and still 12 hours later he is getting sick..nausea, vomiting, sweating, headache, etc.. Can you recommend an?

Only a molecule with: goal of slightly altering body behavior; under control from brain (>1,000,000 orders/sec) 24/7. Study at rxlist.com & on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Propylhexedrine. The vast majority of Rx & OTC meds are just single molecules. Why? Because as fantastically comples Soul?Mind?Brain?Body creatures, it is far easier to damage than help; study: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Therapeutic_effect ...Read more

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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


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Why isn't my inhaler working?

Why isn't my inhaler working?

No medicine: No medicine left in, or if new-broken pump. ...Read more

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Why do inhalers make you jumpy?

Why do inhalers make you jumpy?

Muscle stimulation: The inhalers that make you jumpy are bronchodilators. They contain beta agonists which stimulate muscle. When they stimulate the smooth muscle in the lung, the broncial tubes relax to let more air in and out. But they also stimulate skeletal muscle (muscle connecting bones) causing tremor and cardiac muscle in the heart causing a mild increase in blood pressure and pulse. ...Read more

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Inhaler differences, effectiveness?

Inhaler differences, effectiveness?

Narrow focus: This is too broad a question to answer in 400 characters. Specific examples would be helpful. ...Read more

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Can you overdose on inhalers and die?

Can you overdose on inhalers and die?

Inhalers: Some people use the inhalers and stay at home when they should be seeking medical attention. So that they are in extremis when they finally make it to the hospital. There can also be paradoxical bronchospasm with albuterol use. If you are unclear as to how frequently you should be using an inhaler or concerned that it is not working-contact your doctor! ...Read more

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Is it ok to use someone elses inhaler?

Is it ok to use someone elses inhaler?

NO: If you need inhalers then go see your md and determine why you need the inhaler. Asthma can be deadly and one needs the right medications. If other issues with breathing they can be chronic. One needs to have the correct diagnosis. Do not use other peoples drug! not all that wheezes is asthma. ...Read more

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I took 3 puffs from my inhaler, what could happen?

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Nothing, most likely: If it was a rescue inhaler, you may become more anxious or tremulous for several minutes. If it was your maintenance inhaler, you probably won't have any significant side effects. Be reassured that many have taken more puffs without experiencing any problems. ...Read more

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What are the most popular brands of metered dosed inhalers?

Albutero/combivent: Albuterol is a bronchodilator working through beta two receptors. Ipratropium in Combivent (albuterol and ipratropium) works through muscuranic recptors as an antiinflammatory. Albuterol is usally more of a rescue inhalier. It is short acting. You would benefit from being on something like advair or symbacort with albuterol to use in between those times when breathing is difficult. ...Read more

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Is there any signs when you know you have overdoesed on your inhalers?

Is there any signs when you know you have overdoesed on your inhalers?

Yes: And this is very dangerous! if you are using rescue inhalers more than a few times a day you must contact your dr for next step meds:inhaled steroids and others.This has very profound effects on your survival. ...Read more