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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Maxair (Overview)

Maxair is an asthma beta receptor stimulator which is a kind of asthma drug (lung drug).


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How is maxair (pirbuterol) different from proair? In what cases would maxair (pirbuterol) be preferred? If I have sleep apnea, high bp, high cholesterol -- is maxair (pirbuterol) preferred?

How is maxair (pirbuterol) different from proair? In what cases would maxair (pirbuterol) be preferred? If I have sleep apnea, high bp, high cholesterol -- is maxair (pirbuterol) preferred?

inhaled steroid: Maxair is pirbuterol, proair is albuterol. Both are quite similar. You may actually need anti-inflammatory medication. Osa BP chol have nothing to do with maxair. Better check with your doc before you die! these are completely different diseases! ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Maxair (Overview)

Maxair is an asthma beta receptor stimulator which is a kind of asthma drug (lung drug).


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Can you use maxair (pirbuterol) inhaler while you are pregnant 6 months along

Can you use maxair (pirbuterol) inhaler while you are pregnant 6 months along

Albuterol: Albuterol is the preferred short acting rescue medication for asthma during pregnancy. This is primarily because there is less data on Maxair (pirbuterol) autohaler even though both are pregnancy category c. Maxair (pirbuterol) autohaler is being discontinued. To see why, go to my blog at: http://www.Familyallergyasthmacare.Com/2013/11/goodbye-maxair-autohaler/. ...Read more

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Can you use maxair (pirbuterol) inhaler while you are pregnant 6 months along

Albuterol: Albuterol is the preferred short acting rescue medication for asthma during pregnancy. This is primarily because there is less data on Maxair (pirbuterol) autohaler even though both are pregnancy category c. Maxair (pirbuterol) autohaler is being discontinued. To see why, go to my blog at: http://www.Familyallergyasthmacare.Com/2013/11/goodbye-maxair-autohaler/. ...Read more

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How is maxair (pirbuterol) different from proair? In what cases would maxair (pirbuterol) be preferred? If I have sleep apnea, high bp, high cholesterol -- is maxair (pirbuterol) preferred?

inhaled steroid: Maxair is pirbuterol, proair is albuterol. Both are quite similar. You may actually need anti-inflammatory medication. Osa BP chol have nothing to do with maxair. Better check with your doc before you die! these are completely different diseases! ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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What is fat?

What is fat?

Stored energy: Fats chemically are organic hydrocarbons chains.They are highly energy dense[fats have a high concentration of carbon energy by weight]fats can be liquid[oil] or solid[eg lard] at room temperature.In man fat is stored primarily in cells called adipocites which are distributed below the skin and in organs. Fat cells have many metabolic effects but their primary metabolic effect is energy storage. ...Read more

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Help: In order to assist you - you need to provide us with more information. Please re-ask and clarify the question that you need help with. Take care. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Berry
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Pirbuterol (Definition)

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