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Is it safe to take beta blockers for pvcs if alsi have asthma?

Is it safe to take beta blockers for pvcs if alsi have asthma?

Maybe not: B-blockers result in bronchconstriction, meaning the airways tend to close whereas b-agonists tend to bronchodilate, or open the airways. So, b-blockers may result in airway closure leading to acute asthma symptoms. (note: even b-blocker eye drops can have this effect!) some b-blockers do this to a lesser extent than others so check with your doctor first. ...Read more

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Asthma (Definition)

Asthma is a disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, dry cough, etc. MIT is a diagnosis made by combining clinical ...Read more


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What is the best form of magnesium to?Take for?Heart pvcs?And asthma?

What is the best form of magnesium to?Take for?Heart pvcs?And asthma?

Magnesium sulfate?: The usual form of magnesium is mag sulfate but unless you are deficient in this substance, do not rely on it as your treatment for PVC or asthma since there is little evidence that magnesium supplement can help. ...Read more

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4yr old taking Qvar and Albuterol for asthma. Can these medications increase heart rate and cause PVC's?

4yr old taking Qvar and Albuterol for asthma. Can these medications increase heart rate and cause PVC's?

Asthma: The Albuterol can increase your heart rate for a short time frame, not a prolonged period. Some people naturally have PVCs which might have nothing to do with the Albuterol. The QVar shouldn't be causing any of these symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take nyquil if I have asthma?

Usually yes: If you don't have allergy to ny quil components. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take montair lc tablet for asthma?

Is it safe to take montair lc tablet for asthma?

Yes: Montair lc is montelukast which is often used with other asthma drugs or sometimes alone for "control". It is not a steroids (cortisone). ...Read more

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Is it safe to work in a cooler/freezer when you have asthma ?

Is it safe to work in a cooler/freezer when you have asthma ?

Depends...: Some people will have asthma exacerbation when breathing cold air. If this happens, then this is not the right job for that person. If the person tolerates cold air, then it is ok. ...Read more

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What is safe to give to pregnant women with asthma in exacerbation?

What is safe to give to pregnant women with asthma in exacerbation?

Many options: Asthma can be very serious during pregnancy. There are many options for both treatment of acute exacerbation, and more importantly prevention of attacks. Your OB should have you on an inhaled steroid for the prevention of attacks. Acute attacks may be treated with oral medication when severe. Please contact your OB to discuss the options. Good luck! ...Read more

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How to be safe from asthma attack?

How to be safe from asthma attack?

Maintenance med: Take flovent, advair, or some other asthma maintenance medicine as your first treatment. Asthma attacks occur when your maintenance treatment is overwhelmed and needs the assistance of an immediate-acting med such as albuterol. Avoid allergy and other asthma triggers, like smoke or fumes; and hopefully, then you will be able to avoid asthma attacks. ...Read more

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