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Is Albuterol And Epinephrine The Same Thing
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
Similar not same: Epinephrine is a hormone your body makes. It's an effective treatment for asthma & anaphylaxis but has limitations. It has many side-effects, stimulating the heart & sometimes triggering irregular heart rate & muscle tremors. It's beneficial effects wear off in ~20 minutes. Albuterol is a pharmacologic derivative of Epinephrine with fewer side-effects & a 3-6 hour duration of action. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the difference between the albuterol in my new nebulizer and the albuterol in my rescue inhaler?
Is ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) the same as epinephrine? During my csection my bp plummeted and had chest discomfort. The anesthesiologist gave me ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate). Is that the same as epinephrine for allergic reactions?
Yes but there's more: The term kegel refers to pelvic muscles that tighten the pelvic floor. They close the 3 openings: urethra, vagina, and anus. It's good to practice daily both quick squeeze & relax, as well as squeeze & hold (eg. 10 seconds) to optimize all functions of these muscles. Like any muscle regular exercise is necessary otherwise "you'll lose it if you don't use it.". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: If these are prescribed by your physician to treat a medical condition, there is no reason not to take them together. ...Read more
Do you mean benadryl (diphenhydramine): Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is an antihistamine, but can be very sedating. If by doing the same thing you mean treating seasonal allergies then there are several anti-histamines that are usually not sedating, for example, fexofenadine, Loratadine and cetirizine. These are all available in various over the counter preparations. Please be sure to follow the package directions. ...Read more
Not much different: Primatene mist previously available without a rx was just inhaled epinephrine. Overuse was associated with bad side effects like stroke and heart attack. Albuterol has less pronounced effects on the heart so its safer. Primatene has been taken off of the retail market because of the problems. Both are bronchodilators. ...Read more
Compare singular and zyrtec (cetirizine) can you give both to a child for the same thing at the same time
Yes: Zyrtec is an antihistamine and helps stop the itching and sneezing associated with allergies (to pollens, dust, etc). Singulair (montelukast) is a medication that blocks another type of chemical released from immune cells; it has minimal effect on allergy symptoms, but can be very useful in asthma. You can (and we frequently do) give them at the same time. Talk with your doctor if you still have questions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is busesonide .5 inhalation form the same as the formulation for a nasoneb? What is the advantage of delivering steroid with nasoneb vs qnasal form
Delivery system: You may mean Nasonex (mometasone) and qnasal. These are steroid medicines designed to be sprayed nasally and work locally not systemically. The nebulized Budesonide is inhaled into the lungs, work there but can get delivered into the mouth and wherever it passes thru and should work via the receptors in the airways.The nose sprays are a choice of the pt, and use the ones they feel better with. ...Read more
Many: Allegra, (fexofenadine) or Fexofenadine, have similar side effects profile compared to other newer generation of antihistamine medications. All antihistamine medications also has anticholinergic effects, which can contribute to dizziness, sedation, urinary retention, diarrhea, muscle cramp, gastrointestinal discomfort, menstrual cramp which are related to the anticholinergic effects of the medication. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the difference between sertide diskus and evohaler?
What a is the advantage of each other?
Medication delivery: The "evohaler" is a metered dose inhalers (MDIs), while the "diskus" is a dry powder inhalers (DPIs). MDI typically rely on the patient coordinating breathing and pushing the canister down. DPIs are a group of inhalers that have the medication in very fine dry powder, delivered by breathing in. You can find more information at: http://use-inhalers.com/comparative-studies-on-mdi-and-dpi ...Read more
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