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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

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 fewer 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 fewer 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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Who gets omg?

Who gets omg?

Can you clarify?: Omg is a texting-age expression "oh my god" but used even by secularists to express amazement and dismay at once. It's no medical acronym that I recognize though there are some trashy websites preseting medical freaks as having "omg disease". To which disease are you referring? Someone on healthtap will be happy to answer. ...Read more

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I got pleups?

Do you mean polyps?: Regular follow up with primary care doctor! ...Read more

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What's a spur?

What's a spur?

Spur : Most spurs are completely asymptomatic. They don't need any specific treatment. Very few need surgery. ...Read more

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How to be fit?

How to be fit?

There are a number..: There are a number of helpful steps. First, MOVE MORE--incorporate more physical exercise into your daily routine. Take subway or bike to work or school. Play sports. Take at least two 15 minute walks each day or do a 30-40 minute aerobic workout, with warm up and cool down, at least 5 days a week. Try interval training. Develop a program to build strength and flexibility. Eat healthy foods/drink water. Sleep well ...Read more

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Who gets chip?

Who gets chip?

See below: Chip = children's health insurance program — it is a type of medicaid for kids. Depending on a state's requirements, kids under 18 can be covered by the state's health insurance program if the parents are under a certain income level. Kids can be enrolled through their schools, pediatricians, or hospitals. ...Read more

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What is a d&e?

What is a d&e?

Surgical procedure: A d&e stands for dilation and evacuation. It is a procedure done in an operating room to remove pregnancy tissue from the uterus after the first trimester. In the first trimester it is called a D&C (dilation and curettage). This can be to treat a late miscarriage or bleeding placenta previa, or as an elective procedure. ...Read more

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