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Can I use expired albuterol sulfate?

Can I use expired albuterol sulfate?

Caution: Probably no increased danger, but expired medication often lose potency and do not work. ...Read more

Ventolin (Definition)

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


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Can I stop Pro Air(albuterol sulfate)all at one time or come off of it gradually?

Can I stop Pro Air(albuterol sulfate)all at one time or come off of it gradually?

As needed medication: Pro Air is a rescue inhaler. You should use it as needed only or prior to specific situation that triggers you respiration distress ( cold air, exercise...ect) If you have been using it regularly/daily you need a maintenance medication that you would take daily. ...Read more

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I left my albuterol in my car for a day during summer. Will the medicine still work? Or do I need to get a new one

Likely ok: It will likely be fine. However there is no harm in getting a new one just in case. Instead of throwing out the old one, find out if it works and use the new one as a backup. ...Read more

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Can albuterol sulfate kill you?

Yes - an overdose: could be fatal. If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more

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Can an albuterol sulfate overdose kill you?

Can an albuterol sulfate overdose kill you?

Yes: Albuterol overdose could be fatal. If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more

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Is .083% of albuterol sulfate safe to give my 3 month baby?

Yes.: It is safe . As with anyone else, it can cause jitteriness, restlessness and increase heart rate. Follow directions as prescribed. ...Read more

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Can I use more than 2 pumps from my albuterol sulfate if needed?

No: More than 2 puffs every 4to6 hours can cause problems with the cardiac rhythm. If you're having respiratory distress unrelieved by 2puffs you should go to the emergency room for treatments. ...Read more

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Do I continue using qvar and montekulast while using nebulized albuterol sulfate?

Please continue: Using Qvar and montelukast, those are your routine maintenance medications that you need to take whether you're symptomatic or not. The albuterol is a short acting broncho dilator, works better during an asthma flare or before strenuous activity, keep the follow up with your doctor / asthma specialist, wish you wellness ...Read more

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Why do I get bumps on my elbows when taking albuterol?

Reaction: It appears that you may have a reaction to albuterol when you take it via a dermatologic manifestation. Trying some antihistamines may reduce the presence and occurrence of this. ...Read more

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Please explain what does albuterol sulfate (inhalation) do?

Bronchodilator: Albuterol is in a class of medications called beta-agonists - they work by making the bronchial tubes not spasm - conventionally they are called bronchodilators. ...Read more

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Is there an interaction between albuterol sulfate and a 1 1/2 yrs old infant?

Not clear: Its not clear whether the question refers to side effects of albuterol in a 1.5 year old or to interaction between albuterol and possibly another medication in a 1.5 yr old. Albuterol is a short acting quick relief inhaled medication used for wheezing and bronchospasm and is relatively safe in children (provided it is used in the recommended doses and at recommended intervals). ...Read more

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Will heat affect my ALBUTEROL sulfate for my nebulizer about 78 to 80 degrees?

Will heat affect my ALBUTEROL sulfate for my nebulizer about 78 to 80 degrees?

Not at those: temperature level if for a few hours only. Best to wrap the vials in foil or keep in refrigerator/ice chest when traveling. ...Read more

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Smoking is not good, but I just need a answer because my son is take arithomycine and an inhaler albuterol sulfate but smokes, only like 2 a day?

Smoking is not good, but I just need a answer because my son is take arithomycine and an inhaler albuterol sulfate but smokes, only like 2 a day?

What's the question: You get the most from this site if you provide adequate background information and ask a clear related question. You have stated some information and that you understand smoking is bad, but what is your question ? You are welcome to start over and clarify the issue. ...Read more

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Have refill for Flovent, am out. cant afford til next month, Have albuterol + Proventil, Will that be enough to get thru? anything less xpensive?

Not really . . .: Unfortunately, most if not all inhalers are only available as expensive brands, not inexpensive generics. Albuterol is generic for branded Proventil, (albuterol) which is rescue inhaler. Flovent is brand name for inhaled fluticasone (http://www.drugs.com/flovent.html), which is a prevention med. Don't wait. Check out http://alvinblin.blogspot.com/p/low-cost-medicaldentalpharmacy-options.html for low $ options ...Read more

Dr. Brian Bezack
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Albuterol (Definition)

Albuterol is a beta 2 agonist that stimulates the muscles in the airways to open up if they are in spasm. Typically the medicine is inhaled via a meter dosed inhaler (mdi), or a nebulizer and also available ...Read more


Dr. Latonya Brown-Puryear
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Proventil (Definition)

Proventil is an asthma beta receptor stimulator which is a kind of ...Read more