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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Pirbuterol (Overview)

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


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

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

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


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Why flavedon mr35mg used what is the side effect?

Why flavedon mr35mg used what is the side effect?

Flavedon: Read this article first===>http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/trimetazidine. The drug is principally used now for patients with angina (heart pain) and has been shown to be effective. It should not be used if you have any movement disorders such a s restless leg syndrome or parkinson's-like neurologist symptoms. Rad the side effects and you and your doctor van decide whether its right for you. ...Read more

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What asthma medicine can I take without heart rate side effects?

What asthma medicine can I take without heart rate side effects?

Controllers: Controller medications in general do not make the heart rate increase as much as bronchodilators like albuterol, pirbuterol, salmeterol and formoterol. Inhaled steroids only make the heart rate increase rarely. Singulair and its cousins, Accolate and zyflo also do not tend to have this side effect. Mast cell stabilitzers like intal, tilade, don't either, but no longer available, sadly. ...Read more

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Please help! what happens when someone has a drug overdose?

Please help! what happens when someone has a drug overdose?

That depends on: How serious it is and what drugs or medications were taken. Overdoses are often treated initially in an emergency room. The person is monitored and often they have intravenous fluids. If they stopped breathing - a tube can be inserted to assist with breathing. Sometimes they are given charcoal to absorb the drugs and sometimes their stomach is "pumped". They may need to be given medications. ...Read more

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How is maxair different from proair? In what cases would maxair be preferred? If I have sleep apnea, high bp, high cholesterol -- is maxair 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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Can you use maxair inhaler while you are pregnant 6 months along

Can you use maxair 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 autohaler even though both are pregnancy category c. Maxair 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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I have COPD and its getting worse. What can I do when I feel like I cannot breathe?

I have COPD and its getting worse. What can I do when I feel like I cannot breathe?

Go to ER or call EMS: First of all, if you are "in trouble", or "in extremes", the care must be immediate. If you are alone & can't breath, 1. Get help, 2. Use the treatment that has been recommended by your doctor, 3. Get to the hospital via ems to get help, if necessary. The treatment plan you develop with your doctor should include details about what to do under all conditions & should include advanced directives. ...Read more

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My husband has bad asthma , i heard vit c is quick relief , is that so?

My husband has bad asthma , i heard vit c is quick relief , is that so?

No : Quick relief medications for asthma are albuterol, lev-albuterol and pirbuterol. Vitamin c is not used as a quick relief or controller medication for asthma. Vitamin c is good for you for other reasons. ...Read more

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What are the different dosages for albuterol inhaler?

What are the different dosages for albuterol inhaler?

No difference: While there are many different albuterol inhalers, they all deliver 90 mcg per puff. There are 2 other inhalers on the market similar to albuterol called xopenex (levalbuterol) & Maxair (pirbuterol). These are all rescue inhalers that provide quick-onset dilation of the bronchial tubes. ...Read more

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What asthma medicine can I take without heart rate side effects?

Controllers: Controller medications in general do not make the heart rate increase as much as bronchodilators like albuterol, pirbuterol, salmeterol and formoterol. Inhaled steroids only make the heart rate increase rarely. Singulair and its cousins, Accolate and zyflo also do not tend to have this side effect. Mast cell stabilitzers like intal, tilade, don't either, but no longer available, sadly. ...Read more

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Maxair (Definition)

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