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Cough for 3 months now,Doc has given me Azithromycin, promethazine, benzonotate,. currently taking amoxycilin& albuterolinhaler,still [email protected]?
? reflux: Often an under recognized cause of cough is GERD: gastroesophageal reflux disease. Stomach contents reflux up the esophagus and can irritate the throat, stimulating cough. OTC Pepcid works for this. Most often, a prolonged cough is multifactorial so the inhaler may be helping. Other strategies that often work are saline nasal washes, and steroid nasal spray. Consider seeing a Cough specialist! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Inhaled steroid: Usually 2 times daily 1-4 puffs. When using steroid, remember to rinse your mouth after use. ...Read more
I just took my prescription cough syrup- Bromfed (brompheniramine) DM cough syrup. Can I use the albuterol inhaler now as well?
Yes: Use as directed by your health care provider. ...Read more
I use albuterol sulfate ProAir rescue inhalers for my asthma. Can I use salamol cfc free inhalers in replacement of this? (it's more affordable)
Went to dr for coughing. Gave me advair, patanase, cheratussin. He said it was allergy induced asthma.Taking allegranothing helping drip yet?
Nasal drip: If you have given this medication tegu mine several days to work, then you may ask your physician if you may need a nasal steroid to assist with the drip. ...Read more
Yes, but...: You can put both together in the nebulizer; however, i prefer to separate them for this reason...Albuterol works fast to open up closed airways giving the pulmicort a better chance of getting into the airways and decreasing inflammation. If you give both together, and there is significant airway spasm (closure), the pulmicort may not be as effective. ...Read more
Cough variant asthma. Also itchy and breathless. Tried telfast, benadryl, piriton, serratide. Doc closed. Take Alvesco, (ciclesonide) salbuair or ventolin?
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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
Taking seretide diskus 500/50 mepresone, zykast, ipratropium+salbutamol as pulmo prescribed. No change. Weird wheezing came back. Help?
Will using mucinex (guaifenesin) dm help with bronchitis and asthma was prescribe prednisone 20mg ariythomicin 250mg for 7 days om gor 4 daytake pro air and advair?
Doubtful: The "active" ingredient in Mucinex (guaifenesin) is guaiafenisin. It has been hawked by drug huxters as an expectorant for for over 50 years-- something wonderful for loosening up phlegm so you can cough it up from your congested lungs. When the AMA Drug Evaluations was published in 1980, pharm companies were aghast, because it evaluated which drugs worked best. This one was "at least as good as a placebo". ...Read more
Removed from market: There are currently no over the counter asthma inhalers in the us. The manufacturers of primatine are petitioning the fda to keep it available. No actions as of yet. Available prescription rescue inhalers more specific with fewer side effects. Recently a new otc inhaler has been released. It is called asthmanefrin. I recommend you speak with your physician before starting any medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr gave me Atrovent (ipratropium) inhaler. I have used ventolin inhaler for twenty yrs for asthma during allergy season. Hospital stay was not asthma related
Up in the Air: There are not sufficient data one way or the other to say specifically that advair won't harm your baby. As a general rule, inhaled medications are somewhat safer than pills or liquids because the levels in the blood are not as high for inhaled medications. Your doctor can help determine if your lung disease severity outweighs the potential risk to your baby. ...Read more
My dad was using budecort 1mg respules and duolin respules before, now Pulmicort 0.25mg/ml budesonide.With this help?
Will he still has breathing diff
My 7 yr old was prescribed inhalers for her cough variant ashtma (flovent 2x day, albuterol as neede?
Common medications: School-aged children with cough-variant asthma, exercise-induced asthma, or regular asthma can use steroid inhalers (such as flovent) to reduce swelling, mucus, and "sensitivity" in the airways. Bronchodilators such as albuterol (ventolin, proventil) or xopenex (levalbuterol) enlarge the diameter of the airways to help air flow and mucus come out of the lungs. Singulair chewables are another preventive medicine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm using 2 rotacaps for asthma (salbutamol sulphate& ipratropium bromide, fluticasino propionate& formaterol fumarate). Is the long term use safe?
Yes and no: The last drug you mentioned formaterol is a long acting beta agonist (laba). In the us, labas alone are used in treating copd. When used in asthma and to reduce their potential serious side effects, they must be combined with a steroid like fluticasone. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many possibilities: There are many things that may cause a discoloration of the skin. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections and cancer can cause a discoloration of the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash or a discoloration of the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
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Yes: the discoloration is from the oxidation of the silver in the cream It depends on the amount and the length of time on the skin. But within a week most of it is gone as the skin goes through its normal cycle. ...Read more
Which pills ?: Please clarify the name of the brown and white pills & what you take them for. You can re-ask with pertinent information. Thanks. ...Read more
Eye color: Comes from the iris. In many people, the iris is not just one color but a mixture of colors at the microscopic level. What color you perceive depends on what color you are wearing and the lighting. Having this trait is often highly desirable. Be glad! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible causes: The main reason for light periods is a change in hormone levels. Causes for what seems to be a light period can include: implantation bleeding in early pregnancy, thyroid problems, eating disorders, excessive exercise, initial periods for a girl, use of an intrauterine device, oral contraceptives ; perimenopause. Brown is often older, deoxygenated blood. For continued change in pattern - tell dr. ...Read more
Blood?: If you have recently had your period, then it is probably remnants of blood. ...Read more
PIGMENTED PATCH: It is hard to say what it could be.How long has it been.Does it itch.Is the surface smooth or rough.Doe it burn.Has it grown bigger.It may be a birth mark.fungal infection,or hemangioma,a sun burn or something else.I suggest you have it checked by your family doctor or a dermatologist ...Read more
Check parents: Your child will inherit a mixture of color causing genes from his mother and father. The color of the child will probably be intermediate between the two parents and this is the likely outcome plus or minus a little. ...Read more
I have a brown discard coming from my anle what is that and i only had anle 2 in the past what is it
It : It is difficult to determine what you are asking. Are you asking about a brown discharge from your ankle or a discharge from you anus? Please clarify. ...Read more
My irises are naturally dark brown (I'm Asian), but their circumference are both dark blue. Is that normal?
Iris: Normal and more common than you think! ...Read more
I stepped on a large brown spider in my house, but didn't squash it. Not sure if it bit me or not. Should I worry?
Not to worry: Most domestic spiders are harmless....Look at your foot!! The bites of spiders are distinctive (see illustration) If redness or swelling occurs use local anti-septic and soak your foot... if extreme swelling/redness etc contact your PCP! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer