Top
20
Doctor insights on: Take Spiriva

Share
1

1
Can i take albuterol ventolin hfa while pregnant?

Can i take albuterol ventolin hfa while pregnant?

Probably: There are varying ideas on this subject. Check with your ob/gyn to makea sure you do not have any other conditions which may be adversely affected by the albuterol. Often, the consequences of a serious asthma attack are more problematic than the albuterol itself. Either way, do nothing until you check with your physician. ...Read more

2

2
Currently using albuterol sulfate inhaler and taking loratadine (both prescribed). Any interaction concerns if i take Mucinex (guaifenesin) as well?

Currently using albuterol sulfate inhaler and taking loratadine (both prescribed).  Any interaction concerns if i take Mucinex (guaifenesin) as well?

Medications: You do not have to worry, you can take all 3, but if your using Mucinex (guaifenesin) to treat mucus from asthma you need to see an allergist, get tested to determine your triggers and control your asthma better. ...Read more

3

3
How do you take proventil (albuterol) and ventolin?

How do you take proventil (albuterol) and ventolin?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Can i take singulair (montelukast) and terbutaline 2.5?

Can i take singulair (montelukast) and terbutaline 2.5?

Complicated: I don't think in an asthmatic patient there is a contraindication of being on singulair (montelukast) and terbutaline, they work by different pathways. However I do see that in your hx you have high blood pressure and not sure whether terbutaline is a good choice if you have asthma. ...Read more

7

7
Is it ok to take Claritin (loratadine) when you're already taking prednisone, ventolin, hydroxyz, atrovent, flovent, and fluticasone propionate? Would it work?

Is it ok to take Claritin (loratadine) when you're already taking prednisone, ventolin, hydroxyz, atrovent, flovent, and fluticasone propionate? Would it work?

Yes: The Claritin (loratadine) fills a nitch that is not fully addressed by the other medications you list and should be compadible with all of them.It will work as an antihistamine.Whether you can detect an improvement in symptoms given the other things you are treating is hard to say. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Can i take symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) inhaler while pregnant?

Can i take symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) inhaler while pregnant?

Asthma pregnancy: Absolutely yes. It's very important that asthma be treated adequately during pregnancy. If you don't get adequate oxygen in your lungs, the baby won't get adequate oxygen through the placenta. Talk to your OB doctor about the importance of treating asthma during pregnancy. They will reassure you to make sure you're taking your medications to prevent a severe asthma flare that may harm the baby. ...Read more

9

9
Can i take claritinn with albuterol nebulizer?

Can i take claritinn with albuterol nebulizer?

Yes: They are very different medications and have no interactions when used at the same time. ...Read more

11

11
Loratidine 10 mg and bronchodilator ok to take together?

Loratidine 10 mg and bronchodilator ok to take together?

Yes: And often prescribed to use both. Bronchdilators help open the airways and loratidine helps blocks the allergic response. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
1 doctor agreed:
12

12
Can i take Lexapro (escitalopram) with albuteral inhaler?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
1 doctor agreed:
Can i take Lexapro (escitalopram) with albuteral inhaler?

Lexapro (escitalopram): Yes, no adverse interactions. Unless otherwise advised by your doc. ...Read more

14

14
Can you take prednisone and symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) together?

Can you take prednisone and symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) together?

Yes: Are you taking both of these for your lungs? Typically inhaled steroids are used to prevent the need for oral steroids, but occasionally both are prescribed together to treat a severe exacerbation of asthma, for example. ...Read more

17

17
Can you take Xanax (alprazolam) while taking methyprednisolone ?

Can you take Xanax (alprazolam) while taking methyprednisolone ?

Yes.: No significant interaction. There may be some theoretical concerns with mental function. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
18

18
Can I take Singulair (Montelukast) and Rupatadine together? I'm also taking Clarithromycin.

Can I take Singulair (Montelukast) and Rupatadine together?

I'm also taking Clarithromycin.

Yes to the first two: antihistamines like rupatadine are often combined with leukotriene inhibitors such as singular to help control allergies. Clarithromycin , an antibiotic in the same class as erythromycin can sometimes be tricky with antihistamines , as occasionally heart rhythm disturbances can occur . It also can cause nausea ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
19

19
How long does allegra (fexofenadine) medication take to expire?

How long does allegra (fexofenadine) medication take to expire?

Read the label: There is considerable debate about the accuracy of label expiration dates. However, as a general rule, it is best to adhere to what the label states is the expiration date. This is especially true of liquid medication. ...Read more