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Proventil Hfa Medication
Typically, yes.: Based on thousands if not millions of children who have used albuterol (generic proventil), it may be considered a reasonable and safe medication for use. Any medication however may have side effects, and some children seem more sensitive to the fast heart rate, irritability, and agitation that can be encountered with its use. Your own pediatrician is your best advisor as to the dose & frequency. ...Read more
See Below: Proventil and ventolin are both names for albuterol which is commonly used for bronchospasm seen in asthma and copd. They come in both inhaler and solution (nebulized) forms. 2 inhaled puffs from inhaler or one nebulized solution vial (depending on age and strength) are commonly recommended to be used every 4-6 hours for cough, wheezing, or shortness of breath. Contact provider if not helping. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ne in Proventil (albuterol): It is a symbol of neon, an inert gaseous element in the atmosphere. ...Read more
Absolutely: Proventil (albuterol) and atrovent (ipratropium bromide) are very commonly recommend to be used together for treatment of airway bronchospasm commonly seen in asthma or copd. I would caution that there are better, long-acting medications that provide better benefit if you are not well-controlled on proventil and atrovent alone. Otherwise they do indeed work very well together. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have refill for Flovent, am out. cant afford til next month, Have albuterol + Proventil, Will that be enough to get thru? anything less xpensive?
Not really . . .: Unfortunately, most if not all inhalers are only available as expensive brands, not inexpensive generics. Albuterol is generic for branded Proventil, (albuterol) which is rescue inhaler. Flovent is brand name for inhaled fluticasone (http://www.drugs.com/flovent.html), which is a prevention med. Don't wait. Check out http://alvinblin.blogspot.com/p/low-cost-medicaldentalpharmacy-options.html for low $ options ...Read more
If I use Proventil (albuterol) and don't really need it can it hurt me? The doc said take it 4 times a day. Didn't want to take it if it would cause something.
Proventil (albuterol): No long term effects---if you are only using it for a viral Bronchiolitis you will only have to use it for 2-3 weeks If you are using it for asthma---take it as directed-----to help prevent a serious asthma attack . If you smoke---STOP that is more likely to cause you long term respiratory problems----discuss your concerns with your physician ...Read more
I can't afford my rx of Proventil (albuterol) this month, don't have anymore. I have plenty albuteral. Will that be enuf to carry me to next month when I get paid?
I was prescribed advair; my ins. Does not cover it; substituted flovent; now my ins, does not cover that. Proventil (albuterol) is not working 4 my symptoms.?
Provnetil: Is a rescue inhaler, only to be used as needed or pre-exercise, not on a regular basis. Flovent and advair are maintenance medications which are both to be taken on a regular basis. Please see your doctor asap if your proventil (albuterol) is not working. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Steroid inhaler.: If talking about asthma, steroids used once or twice daily are better for prevention of wheezing. Beta-agonists (proventil) open up airways acutely, and we call them rxcue inhalers. They should not be the only means used. If you have copd, the situation is more serious, and combinations of inhaled steroids with anti-cholinergic medication may be indicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have asthma. I take proventil (albuterol) but i still have trouble breathing--what can I do for this?
Asthma care: Today's routine asthma care is based on a daily maintenance medication, usually an inhaled steroid, and occasional use of a rescue inhaler (proventil).Some patient use both in a combined inhaler (Dulera).You should meet with your PCP and bring along a summary of related symptoms, pattern of how you use the present meds, and other questions you may have. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm pregnant and have very serious asthma.I puff my proventil (albuterol) inhaler atleast 6-7 times a day.Can using my inhaler too much harm the baby or me?
Yes: You need to see your obstetrician right away or go to urgent care or emergency room. If you are using your inhaler that much, then you need a steroid to be added to your daily regimen so that you don't run the risk of a full blown asthma attack which can harm you or the baby. Definitely call doctor today or if you're having any shortness of breath, go to emergency room today. Best of luck. ...Read more
Can I pay the Physician Service Cost and receive a called in prescription for Proventil to my Pharmacy?
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