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When to use ventolin nebules for my son?

When to use ventolin nebules for my son?

Asthma Action Plan:: Ask your doctor to work out an action plan for asthma management - it depends on severity.

Here is a template:

http://www. Nhlbi. Nih. Gov/health/public/lung/asthma/asthma_actplan. Pdf. ...Read more

Ventolin (Definition)

Ventolin is the trade name for the chemical / drug albuterol. This drug is a medicine to be inhaled to open the airways and it acts quickly, so it is called a "short-acting bronchodilator". The medicine comes in both a hand-held inhaler and as a liquid to be used with a nebulizer machine. It also comes in a liquid form to take by mouth, but this should not be used ...Read more


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Are ventolin nebules safe for newborns?

Are ventolin nebules safe for newborns?

No: Do not use ventolin nebs in a newborn unless they have been prescribed by a specialist! ...Read more

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Is using ventolin nebules 2.5mg dangerous for 3 months babies? When they have lots of mucus? Using short term would the child get ashma?

Is using ventolin nebules 2.5mg dangerous for 3 months babies? When they have lots of mucus? Using short term would the child get ashma?

As prescribed: Never use this or any medication if it is not prescribed for your child and he is under close observation. Albuterol like any medication has side effects and may decrease potassium in the blood and may increase your heart rate to much. Also remember babies can not mobilize secretions well and you must suction the nose with saline drops. If the baby has any sign of difficulty breathing, go to er. ...Read more

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My 2 yr old son has cough and wheezing at night while sleeping, no fever. I have cough syrup, ventolin syrup, terbutaline syrup n ventolin nebules.

My 2 yr old son has cough and wheezing at night while sleeping, no fever. I have cough syrup, ventolin syrup, terbutaline syrup n ventolin nebules.

Asthma control: Use nebulizer with Albuterol as directed by his doctor, ~ 3-4 x/day. Use only one oral bronchodilator, Albuterol, as directed, ~ 3 x/day. Don't give a cough suppressant See doctor now & in follow-up for maintenance medications. Seek evaluations for gastroesophageal reflux & allergies. See: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/childhood-asthma/in-depth/asthma-in-children/art-20044376 ...Read more

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I have just been perscribed with ventolin diskus. After taking a single dose as instructed I got a mild - to heavy headache is this normal?

I have just been perscribed with ventolin diskus. After taking a single dose as instructed I got a mild - to heavy headache is this normal?

Maybe: Headaches are a reported side effect of ventolin. But rarely, ventolin can cause really high blood pressure and headaches can be a symptom of really high blood pressure. You should probably get your blood pressure checked after taking a dose of your inhaler. ...Read more

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I am really wheezy and coughing up sputum today. Can I use an extra ventolin dose here and there?

I am really wheezy and coughing up sputum today. Can I use an extra ventolin dose here and there?

Yes: Yes you can - but it is highly recommended that you discuss this with a physician who may be able to figure out if your current medication regimen is appropriate. When an exacerbation of asthma is present ventolin can be used every 4 hours or so, but notifying your doctor is a great idea. ...Read more

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My daughter 11 months old got fever cough, vomitting and she breathes rapidly. Can I give her ventolin syrup and at what dose?

My daughter 11 months old got fever cough, vomitting and she breathes rapidly. Can I give her ventolin syrup and at what dose?

Get medical care: Your daughter needs to see a doctor. If she has all those symptoms she may have pneumonia and will need to be treated. If she is breathing rapidly or with difficulty she will need medical care. In most instances, ventolin/ albuterol syrup has fallen out of favor as treatment for asthma and wheezing. ...Read more

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My daughter 11 months old she got fever cough, vomiting and she breaths rapidly can I give her ventolin syrup and at what dose?

My daughter 11 months old she got fever cough, vomiting and she breaths rapidly can I give her ventolin syrup and at what dose?

Ventolin inhaler: The preferred route of administration for ventolin (albuterol) is by inhaler with holding chamber or via nebulizer. While ventolin syrup is still available, it's use is uncommon as there are significantly more side effects and doesn't work better than the inhaled route. ...Read more

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My baby has s/reflux he's on losec (omeprazole) he has bad cough and phlegm he dose not have asmah dr gave him ventolin syrup to clear up the cough 3 ml 2 time day?

Viral Bronchiolitis?: I think your baby may have a viral bronchiolitis (cold with deep cough/wheeze). Treatment is a bit controversial. Some will use saline for the nose (spray/drops) and many will opt for asthma like care. Oral albuterol has grown out of favor for nebulizer treatments in the us. Albuterol is probably the main medication give via aerosol 3-4 times daily to help the cough and congestion. ...Read more

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What is the expiration time of ventolin nebule?

What is the expiration time of ventolin nebule?

Ventolin nebule: "As packaged for sale, 3 years. After opening outer foil packaging, 3 months. Once Nebule is opened, use immediately" (http://www. Medicines. Ie/medicine/2032/SPC/Ventolin+Nebules+2.5+mg+++2.5+ml/#SHELF_LIFE) ...Read more

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Ventolin having little effect?

Ventolin having little effect?

Emergency: If your inhaler is "not working" you may need emergent care. If anxious get to an er. If this is a general observation, your doc can test you with pft equipment, in their office. ...Read more

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Can you suffer withdrawls from ventolin?

Can you suffer withdrawls from ventolin?

Perhaps: One can have a withdrawal reaction from no longer taking any medication one used to take. This is the reason why when stopping an inhaler one might want to discuss it with the doctor to prescribed a reduced tapering regimen. ...Read more

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Can I die from ventolin overdose?

Yes, an overdose of: Ventolin can be lethal. Are you having thoughts of overdosing on ventolin? I you are please get help now. Have a friend or relative drive you to the nearest emergency room or call 911 if needed. With help comes hope. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of ventolin?

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Ventolin: Shakiness hands & feet, Fast irregular pounding heart beats, rarely cough & shortness of breath & Rash & Red skin & Swelling of mouth and throat, Wheezing, Blurred vision, Confusion, Cramps, Headaches, Sweating, Vomiting, Irritability & Sleep changes. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects to ventolin?

Are there any side effects to ventolin?

See below: Manly cardiac increased heart rate perhaps risk of heart attack or cardiac arrythmia. ...Read more

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Is ventolin safe for a 5 months old baby?

Ventolin: Ventoin is albuterol
It is safe for a 5 month old. It has some side effects but overall safe ...Read more

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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

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Is there natural way to deal with ventolin overdose?

Stop using it: Just stop using it. You will naturally return to normal. ...Read more

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How do I know how much ventolin is too much for a 5yo?

Asthma: During asthma flare up- usually 2 inhalations 4 times a day with an aerochamber should be enough. If more dose needed then an steroid inhaler needs to be added to reduce the need of ventolin. ...Read more

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What's the difference between ventolin hfa and ventolin?

The additives: It is the same medicine in each. The difference is in the propellants added so the medication comes out in a mist. The hfa is supposed to be a bit safer for the environment, but both should work equally as well on your asthma symptoms as rescue inhalers. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Ventolin overdose?

Overstimulation: ventolin is a rescue inhaler used in asthma, COPD and other respiratory conditions. It stimulates certain nerves in the body and can cause hypertension, excitability, agitation, and other symptoms of over-stimulation. Using ventolin as prescribed and not too often should not cause any problems. If you are using this and have the symptoms described, contact your physician. ...Read more

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Can pro-air inhaler works just as good as the ventolin inhaler?

Yes: They are both albuterol and both have a dose counter. Ventolin sprays out harder and colder, while pro-air is softer and warmer. This may make it seem like it's not as effective, but it is. Use whichever one is cheaper on your insurance plan. ...Read more

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Is taking a ventolin puffer once an hour overdosing for an adult?

No, add other meds: Ventolin is a bronchodilators known as beta 2 receptor agonists. Ventolin works on the smooth muscle receptors of the bronchial tube to cause the muscles to relax opening the airways. If the medicine is used alone, the inflammation in the airways is not reduced and symptoms persist. Stepwise asthma treatment-consider adding other meds such as steroid inhalers to reduce inflammation for relief. ...Read more

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Is it ok if I take 2 puffsof ventolin before my 2 (two puffs) of advair morning and night?

Advair and Ventolin: Yes it is alright if it helps you, it will increse the penetration of long actind broncodilater and inhaled steroid as well.
There is no harm as ventolin is only short acting. ...Read more

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Albuterol (Definition)

Albuterol is a beta 2 agonist that stimulates the muscles in the airways to open up if they are in spasm. Typically the medicine is inhaled via a meter dosed inhaler (mdi), or a nebulizer and also available ...Read more