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What are the side effects of inhaling nitrous oxide (laughing gas)?

What are the side effects of inhaling nitrous oxide (laughing gas)?

Giddiness: It makes you feel giddy with poor recall - too high of a dose can cause respiratory depression. It should not be abused. ...Read more

Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


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What are some side effects of inhaling gasoline fumes?

What are some side effects of inhaling gasoline fumes?

Bad: I assume you are talking about abusing fumes by inhaling, rather than incidentally inhaling a small amount of fumes when filling your gas tank. Inhalant abuse is EXTREMELY dangerous, with acute effects of feeling high, headache and passing out. You can become addicted after inhaling just a few times, and permanent brain damage can occur after 5-10 heavy inhalations. DON'T DO IT. ...Read more

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What are side effects of inhaling fiberglass insulation?

What are side effects of inhaling fiberglass insulation?

All Bad.: Inhaling fiberglass is extremely hazardous to your lungs and can be a potential cause of lung cancer. All precautions should be followed when handling this product. If you suspect an inhalation event, consult with your primary care doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of inhaling fiberglass insulation?

Shortterm: In the short term fiberglass inhalation can cause wheezing and chest tightness. You should always wear a mask when sanding fiberglass because the particles can get down to the small airways and cause inflammation. ...Read more

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Is there any medication that can help with the side effects of inhaling perfume (in the work place)? I end up with burning eyes, tongue and throat.

Is there any medication that can help with the side effects of inhaling perfume (in the work place)? I end up with burning eyes, tongue and throat.

Saline: Many workplaces have regulations against perfume. Saline rinses (for eyes, nasal rinses, or gargling with salt water) can help with the topical irritation. If that doesn't work, check with your doctor for other options such as topical antihistamine or steroid medications. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects of over useing my blue (releiver) inhaler?

Are there any side effects of over useing my blue (releiver) inhaler?

Inhaler: If you would add the name of the medicine then an accurate answer would be easier. Thanks! ...Read more

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Can asmanex inhaler have side effects? If so what are they?

Can asmanex inhaler have side effects? If so what are they?

Yes: Common side effects include fungal mouth infections (“thrush”) which appear as white patches and can be avoided by rinsing mouth after each use. Other common side effects, which may go away over time, are headaches, fatigue, depression, muscle and joint pain, runny nose, sinus infection, and sore throat. If any of these do not go away after a few days, report them to your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of dry powder inhaler?

What are the side effects of dry powder inhaler?

It depends: What kind of medication is it? There are various side effects to different medications. One commonly seen side effect of "dry inhalers" containing steroids is fungal/candida infection of the mouth. ...Read more

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What are the side effects from inhaling house cleaning chemicals while cleaning?

What are the side effects from inhaling house cleaning chemicals while cleaning?

Multiple: Some of the house cleaning chemicals have strong odors and fumes. They can cause mild headache, nasal irritation, sneezing bouts and even trigger an asthma attack in a susceptible individual. ...Read more

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Using gas-x take away or causes GI side effects?

Using gas-x take away or causes GI side effects?

Gas / Bloating: Minimal side effects. May help with gas and bloating. ...Read more

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What type of side effects can ventolin inhaler cause? Is itching a side effect?

What type of side effects can ventolin inhaler cause? Is itching a side effect?

Racing heart beat: Your heart feels like it is pounding or racing (palpitations), chest pain, fast heart rate, shakiness, nervousness, headache, pain, dizziness, sore throat, runny nose are the known common side effects. Itch is possible though uncommon. ...Read more

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Does the alvesco (ciclesonide) inhaler have side effects of dizziness or vertigo?

Does the alvesco (ciclesonide) inhaler have side effects of dizziness or vertigo?

Yes, it can: Alvesco (ciclesonide) aerosol may cause dizziness. This effect may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use Alvesco (ciclesonide) aerosol with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it. ...Read more

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Took 2 puffs of albuterol inhaler and one mucus relief pill. Are there any side effects from mixing the two?

Took 2 puffs of albuterol inhaler and one mucus relief pill. Are there any side effects from mixing the two?

No side effect: There is no problem in taking both medications together. If the mucus pill has a decongestant, it will make your heart beat wild for a little while, as both albuterol and the decongestant can cause rapid heart beat. It should not be a probem at 21 years of age. ...Read more

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If im having severe side effects from an albuterol inhaler, what can I take instead for my short acting inhaler?

If im having severe side effects from an albuterol inhaler, what can I take instead for my short acting inhaler?

Call your Doctor: This is a question, really for doctor. There are several options which may not cause such a reaction. But you did specify what exactly happened, so we can not give a specific answer. ...Read more

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What happens if I'm having severe side effects to albuterol inhaler what should I take instead for my short acting inhaler?

What happens if I'm having severe side effects to albuterol inhaler what should I take instead for my short acting inhaler?

Several choices: A long acting bronchodilator in combination with an inhaler steroid, (prescription only), is probably the next step. An inhaled steroid might work as well. Other medicines, like Singular are also available ...Read more

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I've had 32 fluid ounces of coffee, now I have cramping, and gas. Could the symptoms be side effects from the coffee?

I've had 32 fluid ounces of coffee, now I have cramping, and gas. Could the symptoms be side effects from the coffee?

Maybe: You may be sensitive to caffeine and that was quite a bit of caffeine. If you are needing a stimulant you may not be getting enough sleep or eating in a healthy way. This can all contribute to your bowels being irritable. Beans and emotional upset can also contribute to this. If this does not resolve there are many over the counter products to help with that problem. ...Read more

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What goes on in the lungs when you inhale steam for 10+ minutes? Is there any negative side effects to inhaling steam?

What goes on in the lungs when you inhale steam for 10+ minutes? Is there any negative side effects to inhaling steam?

Not likely: Unless the steam is contaminated with molds or other organic pollutants or if it is very hot when being inhaled, inhalation of steam in a steam bath is unlikely to cause problems. However, steam inhalation has not been shown to be helpful for anything and is best avoided. ...Read more

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If I am lactose intolerant, when I eat dairy products am I still absorbing the nutrients? Is gas and discomfort the only real side effects?

If I am lactose intolerant, when I eat dairy products am I still absorbing the nutrients? Is gas and discomfort the only real side effects?

Nutrients elsewhere: If you are uncomfortable after eating dairy, it is a signal that your body may need a different source for those nutrients. Many vegetables can give you the calcium. There are many other sources of protein such as meat, eggs, nuts, soy. ...Read more

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What r side effects of inhaled steroids?

What r side effects of inhaled steroids?

Asthma inhalers: "trush" or oral yeast may occur when inhaled frequently. Brushing your teeth and tongue after inhaling will help to prevent this. ...Read more

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What are long term side effects of frequently used inhaled steroids? W

What are long term side effects of frequently used inhaled steroids? W

Depends: The side effects of inhaled steroids depend on the dose, and how long they are used. The side effects can include osteoporosis, decreased growth velocity in children, thrush, and rarely, cataracts, bruising/skin atrophy, fractures, and adrenal insufficiency. However, these risks must be weighed against the danger of uncontrolled asthma or copd. Definitely discuss any concerns with your provider. ...Read more

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Does proventil (albuterol) inhaler have bad side effects?

Does proventil (albuterol) inhaler have bad side effects?

It can cause. ..: It can cause palpitations, a more rapid heart rate, and rarely an irregular heart beat. Some people report anxiety, but it is temporary. Generally, very safe! ...Read more

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When using an inhaler (proair hfa) the side effects included mental changes and confusion. What does this mean? Will my personality/memory change?

When using an inhaler (proair hfa) the side effects included mental changes and confusion. What does this mean? Will my personality/memory change?

Proair inhailer: I've not had a single patient complain of mental changes on proair. Obviously, it's a very frequently used medication and if the such side effects were common, it would not be used. ...Read more

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When using an inhaler (proair hfa) some side effects included mental changes and confusion. What does this mean? Will my personality/ memory change?

Medical evaluation.: Please let your doctor know asap. I don't exactly know what you mean by mental changes. Proair hfa has possible side effects to include: psychoses (auditory hallucinations & persecutory delusions), restlessness, anxiety, irritability, insomnia, confusion, mental status changes. Your symptoms need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Does inhaling gas fumes cause bad breath?

Does inhaling gas fumes cause bad breath?

What gas fumes?: Gasoline? Natural gas? Propane? Flatulence? Either way, halitosis does not result from inhaling any type of gas. Gum disease, cavities, and acid reflux, as well as your diet may be the cause. ...Read more

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Do the side-effects of a nasal steroid spray differ then that of an oral or inhaled one?

Do the side-effects of a nasal steroid spray differ then that of an oral or inhaled one?

Yes: The side effects of a steroid nasal spray differs from that of an oral steroid or an inhaled steroid. Some side effects are dose and delivery dependent. They do not all cause systemic side effects for instance. The indications for use are different. ...Read more

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Is activated charcoal effective against food poisoning, and gas etc? Are there any side effects from taking it?

Is activated charcoal effective against food poisoning, and gas etc? Are there any side effects from taking it?

SaveItForABarbeque: Activated charcoal adsorbs lots of stuff but is not used for"food poisoning"unless due to a toxic chemical, not the type of food poisoning from bacteria or viruses. Some say it's OK for gas but I don't think so. It comes as tablets & as a liquid mixture. The mixture can get really messy & tastes like Hawaiian poi. Take too much and it will constipate you. And if you take medications it will adsorb them ...Read more

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What is considered long term for qvar 80mcg steriod inhaler? Dr told me to use for two months for spring. I'm not wanting to develop any side effects

What is considered long term for qvar 80mcg steriod inhaler? Dr told me to use for two months for spring. I'm not wanting to develop any side effects

That's okay: You may have developed airway sensitivity or reactive airway disease following the cold. Using inhaled steroid for two months won't cause significant side effects. ...Read more

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Can you suggest a bronchodilator which doesn't cause tremors n has least side effects n is effective against asthma. N shld b an inhalor as it's easy?

Can you suggest a bronchodilator which doesn't cause tremors n has least side effects n is effective against asthma. N shld b an inhalor as it's easy?

Levalbuterol: Albuterol makes lots of people jittery, xopenex (levalbuterol) or Levalbuterol generally does not. It is left handed albuterol. Some insurance companies will need this prior approved. This is a rescue inhaler, in place of albuterol, not an inhaled corticosteroid. The corticosteroids shouldn't make you jittery either, but they are for maintenance of symptoms. ...Read more

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Why is no2 said to cause increased ponv in surgery but everyone I talked to that has laughing gas said they had zero side effects from it?

Why is no2 said to cause increased ponv in surgery but everyone I talked to that has laughing gas said they had zero side effects from it?

Depends: When used with local anesthetic in dentistry you probably are not going to get the same reaction as if you had it with other types of anesthesia. That being said, I have had a few patients over the year throw up from nitrous oxide alone, and my best guess is they asked for more to get a highes plane ofanalgesia and it upset their stomach. ...Read more

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My Dr prescribe perforomist nebulizer for worsening asthma. Steroid inhaler affects vocal cords. Worried about side effects. Once start can't stop?

My Dr prescribe perforomist nebulizer for worsening asthma. Steroid inhaler affects vocal cords. Worried about side effects. Once start can't stop?

See an asthma: Specialist and an ENT specialist, your doctor is trying to help control your asthma, given that you are reporting vocal cords problems with ICS. Preforomist isn't recommended for long term asthma control ...Read more

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I have shortness of breath after a cold. Dr diagnosed allergies and 80 mcg steroid inhaler. Are there bad side effects to using steriods with inhaler?

I have shortness of breath after a cold. Dr diagnosed allergies and 80 mcg steroid inhaler. Are there bad side effects to using steriods with inhaler?

Steroid side effects: Long term, chronic, high dose steroids can have side effects on the bones, eyes, appetite. However, in the short term, the steroid inhaler can help your allergy symptoms without undue side effects. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing sinus post nasal drip and a feeling of fullness/gas while taking setraline/zoloft. Are these side effects of the ssri?

Yes, they can be: Zoloft (sertraline) can cause many types of gastrointestinal symptoms like nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, bloating, etc. Less people realize it can also cause rhinitis -- but it can. Some of this may dissipate with time. ...Read more

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Have 2 have a sitz marker test. Side effects to the pill? What foods calm down bad gas? Pooping clear mucus and very little stool with lots of Gas

Have 2 have a sitz marker test. Side effects to the pill? What foods calm down bad gas? Pooping clear mucus and very little stool with lots of Gas

Multiple questions!: 1) Sitz marker pill is inert & generally causes no side effects; 2) Please see prior HealthTap answers regarding causes of and treatment for "gas"; 3) Please see prior HealthTap answers regarding the significance and differential for rectal mucus discharge. ...Read more