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Is Bronchodilator The Medicine Inside The Inhaler
What is the difference between the albuterol in my new nebulizer and the albuterol in my rescue inhaler?
Use the medicine avamys for 2 months, affect the defenses of my nose? Which the action of this remedy in the nasal passages?
Topical steroid: Avamys is fluticasone furoate. In the us veramyst contains the same topical corticosteroid. Corticosteroids are anti-inflammatory. They do no have the same effects or side-effects associated with androgens, muscle-building drugs commonly referred to as "steroids". Avamys helps control the allergic reaction at many points. Side-effects - pain, bleeding - are due to the irritation of the jet spray. ...Read more
No: Albuterol is a bronchodilator and not a steroid. It dilates bronchi (airways). Albuterol is typically used as needed for immediate relief of asthma symptoms. Group of inhalers which contain steroid are used as "controller medication" . Goal of controller medications is to reduce frequency of asthma symptoms, decrease flare ups and improve overall quality of life. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
Depends: on the concentration of the active ingredient and the case severity, please see your doctor ...Read more
Controllers & Rescue: Rescue meds make you feel better right away. Controllers prevent . If you wheeze, use rescue (Albuterol), If you need rescue twice in a wk, add controller (nebulized or inhaler inflammatory steroids (ICS), if mild montelukast). If you have severe episodes that need oral steroids (Prednisone or Prednisolone) then it is safer to use ICS continuously. Step up or step down treatment as symptoms change ...Read moreSee 13 more doctor answers
Absorption.: Medications are absorbed from the mouth and gut. Most enter the blood stream and act. That's why you take antibiotics by mouth when you have a bladder infection instead of putting them in the bladder. Most cough suppressants are not appropriate for acute cough. An inhaler to relax the bronchioles, or fight inflammation in your lungs is, sometimes. OTC cough, and cold meds are worthless. ...Read more
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